6 must read vegetable garden tips

6 must read vegetable garden tips

So, this is a year you are going to start a garden? That’s great! At this point, you are probably aware of all the benefits of home gardening. Many of us here at Eichenlaub have home gardens and we have installed several for our clients. Here are a few simple...
Outdoor Drainage Maintenance for a Better Landscape

Outdoor Drainage Maintenance for a Better Landscape

Tips for Maintaining Your Landscape Drains We recommend checking the grates of your box drains and the gravel of your French drains (with gravel to the surface) regularly and remove any debris.  Check drains more often in the fall or other times when debris can...
5 mistakes people make when installing a water feature

5 mistakes people make when installing a water feature

Water features can be rewarding enhancements to a landscape.  Before breaking ground, consider these 5 common mistakes people make when installing a water feature.   Here is what we found after many years: Lack of Proper Filtration:  Inadequate filtration can lead to...
3 Common Outdoor Furniture Mistakes

3 Common Outdoor Furniture Mistakes

The biggest mistake we see people make when ordering outdoor furniture online or even when purchasing from a store is buying the wrong size!  The last thing you want is a dining table that takes up the entire patio space.  It is critical to take accurate measurements...
Outdoor Furniture Trends For 2017

Outdoor Furniture Trends For 2017

Outdoor furniture will be Clean- Contemporary – Conversational in in 2017. Clean and contemporary means more sleek powder coated metal and dark synthetic resin frames with simple, sometimes bold color cushions and pillows.  Quality powder coated cast aluminum and...