The Groundscapes Blog

5 easy tips for enhancing your curb appeal.

5 easy tips for enhancing your curb appeal.

Summer is here and Lincoln’s nightlife isn’t the only thing heating up. The housing market is on fire right now! It’s a seller’s market and first impressions are everything. There has never been a better time to maximize the value of your home. Now is the time to cash in on your home’s curb appeal. […]

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Cozy around the fire this summer with our top fire pit seating ideas.

The long awaited summer nights have arrived! It’s no coincidence that summer nights spent cozied up around the fire hold a certain nostalgia as a summer pastime. A fire pit is the perfect way to make the most of your outdoor living spaces, especially as evenings often bring relief from the harsh heat and humidity. […]

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It’s storm season. Does your landscaping properly drain rain water?

As time always seems to have it, just when you’ve put those finishing touches on your landscaping, summer storms begin to roll in. While most homeowners put an incredible amount of care and concern into grass maintenance, garden spaces, and the overall aesthetic of their lawn, they overlook one important element: proper drainage. How much […]

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Take care of those steep slopes with a retaining wall.

Landscaping is an art that is used to enhance curb appeal and improve the functionality of your lawn. Most homeowners are eager to tackle small landscaping projects, but run into challenges when dealing with sloping on their property. It can be difficult to discern what to do with slopes and hills, especially when they rob […]

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Natural stone, freestanding accent wall with raised flower bed and bench

Planning your outdoor living area.

Paver patios? Landscaping? Retaining walls? Check out some options to include in your outdoor living space. With the worst of winter finally behind us, spring fever has us excitedly anticipating warmer temperatures and evenings spent outdoors! However, there are probably a few things on your to-do list before you pull out the patio furniture and […]

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Brighten your winter days with winter garden planning.

The winter months have a way of dragging on for what can feel like an eternity, leaving us daydreaming about spring showers, April flowers, and warmer days that feel much too far around the corner. If the winter blues have you feeling a little dreary, what better way to lift your spirits than planning your […]

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Benefits of pruning your trees in the winter.

Winter is often the time homeowners place landscaping maintenance on the back burner, not only due to frigid temperatures, but because most believe there’s nothing to be done for their yard during winter months. However, a beautiful landscape is something that needs investment year round! For most trees, tree trimming is actually a task that […]

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Brighten up your path this winter with landscape lighting.

The majority of homeowners desire to illuminate their yard with some kind of landscape lighting. Yet, year after year, most settle for some substandard package of solar powered lights they find on the clearance rack at the end of the season, only to be disappointed by the reality that you get what you pay for. […]

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Get a thicker, healthier lawn with overseeding.

Have you spent the entire summer vigilantly watering, mowing, and fertilizing your grass, only to be left with a dull, patchy yard? If so, you’re not alone! This is a common frustration voiced by homeowners. The appearance and health of your grass has the ability to make or break your entire landscaping. A vibrant, lush […]

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It’s time for a fall yard cleanup! Now, where do you start?

It’s no secret that fall is often a time when it’s easy to neglect lawn care and maintenance. Aside from raking leaves, most don’t know there are several other necessary tasks to prepare your yard for the winter months. Tending to your lawn and landscapes in the fall protects them during the winter and drastically […]

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