Landscaping and Garden Tips & Suggestions

The “Wait Not Wade” Woes – Planting in Wet Soil

If you are anything like us, you’re itching to get outside, you’re always thinking about being outside, and when you have an opportune moment not preoccupied with other “things”, you are outside. So, you just got home from work, or it’s the weekend and time to plant those plants that have been sitting on the … Continue reading The “Wait Not Wade” Woes – Planting in Wet Soil

Groundcovers: Mother Nature’s Carpet

Are you struggling with a slope in your yard? Wind, water, and heightened activity can cause soil particles to move. This erosion ultimately leads to drainage and runoff issues for your property and can also have lasting effects for your neighbors. Adjacent properties, larger water systems, and the local environment can all be affected by … Continue reading Groundcovers: Mother Nature’s Carpet

Be Ready for Spring with Landscape Maintenance from Greenleaf

It’s hard to believe it, but spring will be here before we know it! Wouldn’t it be great if you looked out your window and saw a perfect landscape with no leftover leaves or dead plant material and fresh mulch? We can make it happen. Sign up for our Annual Maintenance Plan Our annual maintenance … Continue reading Be Ready for Spring with Landscape Maintenance from Greenleaf

Drought Alert!

We posted this blog a couple of years ago and now here we are again making jokes but NOT about watering. Please read the following information carefully and give us a call if you’re worried about missing the boat. Enjoy and stay warm out there! Calling All Gardeners, Homeowners, & Tree Lovers!!! Unless you see … Continue reading Drought Alert!

Seasonal Spectrums

Fall is the time for colors and yet another helpful way in which Mother Nature shows us the signs of a season well spent and a beautiful one to come. Greenleaf would like to take this opportunity to share with you some wonderful moments in time to tantalize your senses and help you treasure that … Continue reading Seasonal Spectrums

There’s No Need To Fear, Fall Cleaning Is Here!

Yes, that’s right folks! It’s time to start thinking about fall cleaning again. Whether you’re looking for advice on what to do, how to do it, or just in need of a little extra help, Greenleaf is here to help save the day! From garden bed maintenance to drainage, planting, and hardscaping projects, our knowledgeable … Continue reading There’s No Need To Fear, Fall Cleaning Is Here!

The Wild Wild West

Our Kansas City weather is unpredictable, but one thing holds true, our combination of high heat, high humidity, and southwest winds can wreak havoc on a west facing landscape. Whether refreshing your current landscape or moving into a newly constructed home, taking the necessary steps to prepare the soil, choosing the right plants for the … Continue reading The Wild Wild West

Water to Live, Live to Water – A Watering Guide

The age old question(s) of how much water should I give my plants?, what is the best time of day to water?, and how should water be applied? does not have to be a brain rattler. While it is true that each individual plant and where it is sited is unique, we should always give … Continue reading Water to Live, Live to Water – A Watering Guide

Warming Up The Experience: Outdoor Patio Project Recap

The weathers changing again and if you’re like me, spending more time outside, especially with friends and loved ones, is a must to keep the spirits high and positive vibes alive!   Not only is it the connection to one another that drives you, it’s the closeness you feel to the world around you not confined … Continue reading Warming Up The Experience: Outdoor Patio Project Recap

Kelly Adventure Playground – For the Kid in All of Us

Sarah and Nate Kelly contacted Greenleaf for help with their new homes front and back garden beds. One of the areas in question was transformed into a garden bed by the previous owner most likely because grass would not grow. The big question was how to make such a large space usable while also minimizing … Continue reading Kelly Adventure Playground – For the Kid in All of Us