Should Natural Stone be Sealed ?

Natural stone is one of the most beautiful materials for home landscape projects. Whether it’s a patio, walkway or wall, natural stone creates an elegant, timeless style that goes well with almost any home. Though stone is a durable material that will retain its natural look and appeal over the years, a little bit of …

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5 Ways You Can Avoid Green Pond Water

Why Is My Pond Water Green? 5 Ways You Can Avoid Green Pond Water A small amount of weekly maintenance is usually all that is needed to keep your garden fish pond clear and clean. Every now and then, it is possible that pond conditions will go bad for no obvious reason. One of the …

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What’s in Van Beek’s Triple Mix?

What’s in Van Beek’s Triple Mix? Triple mix is always a combination of some sort of top soil, compost and peat moss. You’ll hear the term triple mix often because it’s the best concoction to promote healthy growth of all your landscape plants. Most garden supply companies create their own unique mixes using biomass (or …

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6 Questions to Ask When Designing Your Landscape Project PT. 3

Determine the scope of your Project In part 2 of this series we talked about determining the overall scope of your landscape project. In this post we will talk about the areas you’ll be working with. Are you working on the back yard, front yard, side or driveway? Maybe you plan to do them all. …

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