As the winter winds blow, and landscapes everywhere get a little bit sparser, it’s time to take your winter outdoor game up a notch! Today we’ve collected seven of our popular blog posts to help you do just that.
Whether you’re looking for ways to attract wildlife – or deter it! – add a pop of color to all that winter white, cozy up with a great view, or deal with some common winter challenges, we’ve got something for you.
See if any of these solve a winter problem for you, or if they give you ideas for creating a more enjoyable winter landscape for your home.
How To Turn Your Yard Into A Winter Sanctuary For Wildlife
There is plenty of wildlife to be enjoyed throughout winter, and if you create an inviting, safe space for it, you’ll be rewarded with the sights, sounds, and beauty all season long.
From attracting winter birds to offering safe nesting spots for tiny critters, you’ll get ideas for inviting – and coexisting with – winter wildlife of all sorts. As an added bonus, the critters you welcome will be a source of joy and can help protect and contribute to your garden health come spring.
How To Stop Deer From Wrecking Your Winter Landscape
Winter wildlife can be a sight for sore eyes, but sometimes you want to deter certain critters from taking up residence – and meals – in your yard. As adorable as they are, hungry deer can wreck havoc with your landscape.
You may not be able to get rid of them, but that doesn’t mean you have to serve up dinner whenever they’re in town. Try these ideas for keeping deer at bay, from stopping the damager before it starts, to turning the tables and showing them the exit.
Winter Pond Challenges And The Essential Products You Need To Conquer Them
Ponds and water features need very little maintenance during winter, but that doesn’t mean you can completely ignore them, especially the colder and icier it gets.
With a little TLC you can avoid some common winter problems and continue to enjoy your pond throughout the season as you wait for it to open up again in spring.
Enjoy The Outdoors This Winter – From Indoors!
Even if winter is your favorite season, there may come a blustery, frigidly cold or icy wet day when you simply refuse to get out of your pajamas and leave the couch. Before you pull the curtains and hibernate, read this!
We’ve put together some ideas for creating a winter-worthy view that you can enjoy right from the warmth of your home. No need to step foot outdoors – you just need a window and some smart landscape design.
The Best (Mostly) Evergreen Plants For Your Winter Garden
When you think of evergreens, is pine the first thing that comes to mind? Sure, pine and fir trees make excellent additions to your winter view, but did you know that there are other evergreen and almost-evergreen plants that can liven up your landscape during the coldest months?
We’ve put together a list of some of our favorites. They’re great for visual interest, privacy, and even four-season beauty. Would any of these make a great addition to your space?
Show Your Yard Some Love! Add Beauty And Romance To Your Landscape
Do you have romance on your mind? With Valentine’s Day approaching, you might be thinking about roses and truffles, but have you considered adding romance to your yard?
You don’t have to go full-on Victorian garden to add sweetness and charm to your space. Try these ideas for brightening and cheering your landscape just in time for those most romantic of holidays. Whether you’re celebrating with someone special or treating yourself, a great view is sure to bring some joy of its own.
Simple Ideas To Add A Touch Of Romance To Your Landscape
Didn’t get enough romance in the last post? Well, we’ve got more! There are plenty of ways to find joy and beauty in the outdoors, and countless ways to celebrate whatever time of year it happens to be.
Oh, and romance isn’t just for Valentine’s Day! These ideas were meant to bring the love to your outdoor space all year long, giving you something to swoon over no matter the season.
Did you find inspiration in any of these? Do you have questions or want to discuss bringing the joy of the outdoors to your own back yard? Contact us for a consultation and talk with our landscape pros about what you’re imagining. We’ll help bring it to life!