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When Should I Start Mowing My Lawn?

When Should I Start Mowing My Lawn?

Every year when spring comes along, the weather slowly starts to change, flowers begin to bloom, and the grass begins to turn green. In other words, this time of year brings lots of growth. From spreading grass to newly planted trees, to homeowners and business owners alike designing their landscaping for the warmer months, this […]

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Hardscaping Provides Variety and Organization

Hardscaping Provides Variety and Organization

Hardscaping can include almost any type of decorative or practical structure in a landscape, from driveways to fences to benches. Hardscape is a critical part of landscape design, providing definition and a sense of organization to the natural areas and features. Hardscaping elements can also define the use of a space, such as with a […]

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Reliable Tree Removal

Reliable Tree Removal

Heartwoods is now offering quality tree services to meet all of your tree removal needs. We have state of the art industrial equipment that can remove even the most critical of tree problems. So why do we need to remove trees in the first place? How do we know it is necessary? Why Is Tree […]

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Preparing For Spring In The Winter

Preparing For Spring In The Winter

It looks like we will all have more time this winter to plan ahead. This has been an atypical year for us all, and unfortunately for most of us, our isolation and indoor pleasantries will increase as the weather becomes more brutal. However, why not prepare for the springtime now instead of winter? Preparing for […]

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How Can I Improve My Yard In The Winter?

How Can I Improve My Yard In The Winter?

Midwest At Its Best In the midwest, all of its inhabitants begin to feel the dawn of winter starting in November. Although not quite winter, yards have been cleaned up, tools have been winterized, and trees are blowing their final leaves onto massive yards. Furthermore, yards are being mowed one last time before lawnmowers take […]

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October Lawn Maintenance

October Lawn Maintenance

Lawn Work October lawn maintenance is essentially a continuation of the lawn work you have been doing in September. However, there is more raking, mulching, emptying, and cleaning up of lawn tools. Because of the ever changing weather patterns in October, wind and rain blow leaves and debris around the yard. It is important to […]

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‘Falling’ Into Landscaping…

‘Falling’ Into Landscaping…

Landscaping in September Landscaping in the Fall is a must! It is September, and it is that time of year to start thinking about how to prepare your lawn for the upcoming fall and winter seasons. In fact, there are various landscaping tasks you can do in September that will reduce the chances of damages […]

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Landscape Design for Your Fall Gathering

Landscape Design for Your Fall Gathering

While fall isn’t here quite yet, it is quickly approaching! Fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year. Leaves are changing colors to burnt orange, gold, brown, and beautiful shades of red. The air is cool and crisp, and it’s finally time to enjoy hot cider and fall cookouts. If you’re looking […]

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Late Summer Landscaping Advice

Late Summer Landscaping Advice

It’s hard to believe, but we are rapidly approaching the end of summer in the Midwest. While summer landscaping focuses a lot on keeping your plants and trees alive and well, giving you beautiful outdoor entertainment areas, and maintaining spring blooms, late summer landscaping is more about maximizing the time left in the summer while […]

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Peoria Landscaping Advice for Summer Heat

Peoria Landscaping Advice for Summer Heat

This summer has been a doozy for the Peoria area with temperatures reaching consistently into the high 90’s. This is not good news for landscaping design with many delicate plants and flowers. Most people would like their landscape design to stay beautiful for at least spring and summer, and summer is the best time to […]

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