Preparing Your Landscape for the Holidays

The holidays are fast approaching. Soon family, friends carolers and even customers or clients, if you own a business, will be flocking to your front lawn. You’ve likely begun thinking about how you’re doing to deck the halls and light the trees. But, does your landscaping live up to the beauty of your holiday decorations? Considering the winter aesthetic and function of your landscape can allow it to look its best at this important time of year. For example, do you have trees and shrubbery that look beautiful in even the coldest of seasons? As the trusted landscape contractor for Mountville and the surrounding areas, we would like to offer some tips to help your landscaping look stunning all year round. And, when you’re ready to tackle your winter landscaping, contact the experts here at Root’s Nurseries and we can help you every step of the way from design to upkeep.landscape contractor mountville

With some attention to the details, you can help make your landscape more enjoyable and impressive for the winter months. It is important to consider both the functional and the aesthetic aspects for winter. For example, plant local, well-adapted plants. If you only plant winter dormant flowers and trees on your property, there will be nothing to look at all winter. Distinctive evergreens as well as perennials with large seedpods can bring interest when covered in snow. And, they are great to decorate too! Everyone knows evergreen trees look beautiful all lit up at Christmas, so why not bring this same idea outdoors? At Root’s we help you find the right trees and plants for your unique landscape.

One of the best ways to make your landscape more enjoyable and impressive in winter is with shrubs and well-pruned hedges. Create a dramatic outlines of your with hedges and your landscape will look incredible all year long.

Also, don’t skimp on lighting. A well-lit or heated pathway can provide safe, thawed walkways to your favorite areas of the property as well as stunning aesthetic appeal for the front of the home or office.

And don’t forget to prune! The ideal pruning of trees your property should be done at this time of year or at some point during the cooler dormant season. Pruning takes the skilled hands and knowledgeable brains of a landscape contractor that knows how to manipulate plant life to best adapt to our climate and environment.

Ready to get started on your winter landscaping? Contact our landscape contractor right away! For more information on about the many services our landscape contractor can offer for your Mountville home or business, call Root’s Nurseries at 717-898-0041 or contact us to get a Free Estimate.