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!
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
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
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
At Greenleaf Garden Services we work on various projects throughout the year, from rain gardens and garden beds to water diversion projects and fire pit installations. We wanted to share some of our favorite projects with you! Check them out below. Rain Garden Project Homeowners’ Problem: These Kansas City homeowners came to us looking for … Continue reading Greenleaf’s Garden Inspirations: Part 1
Each new season brings about a unique set of opportunities and constraints in terms of what can or cannot happen NOW as well as what things can help you continuously prepare for the months ahead. Greenleaf would like to take this opportunity to explain tips on how you, as a homeowner or garden enthusiast, can … Continue reading Seasonal Care Tips for Happy & Healthy Garden Beds
The short answer is no. Maintenance free landscapes do not exist. Our landscapes evolve just as we do and a little work will always be required to keep both of us happy. The best thing we can do is to create solutions that minimize work while increasing the experience. Reducing Landscape Maintenance Is Possible Whether … Continue reading Bringing Back A Brookside Bungalow: Do Maintenance Free Landscapes Really Exist?
Annuals, perennials, gardens, OH MY! Whether you are the one with the green thumb, or you are planning on having someone take care of business for you, it’s time to get those plants in the ground y’all. Regardless of who is going to be planting your garden, there are several important things to consider when … Continue reading Picking the Right Plants for Your Garden Beds
Are those hands dirty yet? Have you felt that closeness to the world around you again, getting fresh air and even a little exercise? Or, have you yet to let the sun shine down on your back while breaking a little sweat? Whatever the status of your garden beds or vegetable gardens, it is a … Continue reading At Greenleaf Garden Services, We’ve Got Your Back
Ahhh, spring is here! A desire begins to slowly resonate within ourselves, one that parallels the changing season and wondrous landscape around us. We feel renewed, just as the plants do. Working to re-establish order, a goal in mind, a solution. Whatever side of the garden you’re on, you begin making preparations for what lies … Continue reading Spring Cleanup Time