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Yard beautification can be achieved by installing efficient irrigation systems. With new advancements of irrigation systems in Rockford (the largest city in the state of Illinois), you can benefit from installing a system for watering lawn area and landscapes with little maintenance required.

Irrigation is a process of distributing water with a simple to use procedure. Water pipes where the water flows are placed appropriately and accordingly to sprinkle the water at the base of the plants and to evenly saturate the soil. Irrigation maintenance in Rockford is presently practiced by most residents in the city since it is a necessity, especially during the dry season.

Do you like the idea of having a landscape design that feature your pool and spa amenities?
Pools and spas add beauty to their surroundings and at the same time emphasize your outdoor
living space.

To truly transform a simple pool or spa though, adding decks is just one way an expert
landscaping designer could create to bring the space to life. They are able to meld design and
function into the perfect space. However to achieve this, there are a few considerations that
need to be met:

1. What will the deck be used for?
2. Will there be a theme or design?
3. What is the budget to be followed?
When these have been determined, you’re ready to hire the right local company to do your
Rockford pool & spa landscapes. Ask for the assistance of a credible company only to assure
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Are you fond of your landscape? If yes, have you done all can to care for your landscaping and
had an effective irrigation system installed?
Installing such a system has many great effects. Aside from saving your landscape designs as
well as the plants that you have in your lawn, it will save you time from watering yourself.
However, you should consider how these systems need to be maintained. Having them installed
first by a professional though will help start the system off right. Make sure that you find only the
best company for irrigation maintenance in Rockford to avoid wasting your money and you’re
well on your way to a beautiful landscape.

Do you live in a modern home with a contemporary design and beautiful landscaped gardens? Or do you still live in the same old house where you built your memories with your family but have a rusty old swingset in the backyard? Regardless of your situation, you don’t have to move into a modernized home to experience beauty and comfort. With the advanced landscaping improvement concepts and designs available today, you’re sure to experience a beautiful home too!

There are various garden and landscape design suggestions that you may use to incorporate into your current home. Installing beautifully created landscaping products such as concrete ponds, pathways, decorative gardens and others will be sure to give a great makeover to your beloved home.

In order to achieve this you may need to contact professional landscapers to help you with any Rockford landscaping needs you have. Don’t stress yourself by doing it on your own. Instead, enjoy [...]

Watering Your Landscape During a Heat Advisory

The heat wave spreading across our area puts a lot of stress on not only us but our lawns and landscape plantings as well.

Follow these simple steps to assure that your lawn and plantings thrive. If you have an irrigation system, you should run it every day during the heat wave. Run your irrigation system for 20 to 30 minutes per zone between the hours of 2:00am and 2:00pm, the earlier the better. Watering early will prevent evaporation and allow our lawns to dry before the evening hours when they are more susceptible to pests and diseases. If the evening is the only time available for you to water, please do so, watering during those times will be more beneficial than not watering at all. The same applies to hand watering and using sprinklers. If you do not have an irrigation system, it is important to still hand water or run a sprinkler using the same recommendations as above.

Preventing Injury: Snow Removal Tips

Anyone can appreciate the beauty of freshly-fallen snow, especially when the possibility of a snow day is involved. However, snow removal is no light task, and it is important to remember the importance of keeping safe while removing snow from walks and driveways.

Anyone can appreciate the beauty of freshly-fallen snow, especially when the possibility of a snow day is involved. However, snow removal is no light task, and it is important to remember the importance of keeping safe while removing snow from walks and driveways.

Remember that shoveling snow is strenuous exercise and that you should take time to properly warm up your muscles and stretch before clearing your walks and drives. Wearing appropriate clothing is a must. Gloves or mittens and non-slip boots are a necessity and your clothing should be layered and light to allow you to remove items as you get warmer.

Be sure that you are using the proper equipment- your snow shovel should have a long handle to allow you to work without excess bending. To reduce stress on your body, it is important to shovel early and often, before snow becomes densely packed and heavy.

Once walks and drives are clear [...]

Discover the Benefits of Beautiful Landscape Lighting

Set your home apart from the rest of the neighborhood. Landscape lighting is a beautiful way to add curb appeal, safety and security to your home.

Set your home apart from the rest of the neighborhood. Landscape lighting is a beautiful way to add curb appeal, safety and security to your home.

Nothing is more striking than the highlighted architecture of a home and the soft glow of natural shapes created by the landscape plantings. Crimson Valley Landscaping artistically designs our lighting features to create a cohesive look across the landscape. With proper placement of lighting fixtures, your home will display beautifully in the evening hours.

Preparing Your Outdoor Kitchen for Winter

With temperatures continuing to drop, you may be wondering what steps you can take to prepare your outdoor kitchen for winter. Late fall is a great time to take these simple steps to make sure that your kitchen will be in top condition come Spring!

With temperatures continuing to drop, you may be wondering what steps you can take to prepare your outdoor kitchen for winter. Late fall is a great time to take these simple steps to make sure that your kitchen will be in top condition come Spring!

– Shut off the power supply to electrical appliances, as they can draw a small amount of power, even when they are not in use.

-Thoroughly remove any accumulation of grease or debris from the interior and exterior of your grill, being sure to use non-abrasive cleansers on stainless steel. If you are not planning to use your grill during the winter months, shut off the gas supply.

– When winterizing your outdoor refrigerator, remove all food and drinks and clean the interior thoroughly with soap and water, or a mixture of white vinegar and water (1/4 cup vinegar to 1 cup of water).  Clean the exterior of the appliance [...]

Watering Your Landscape During a Heat Advisory

The heat wave spreading across our area puts a lot of stress on not only us but our lawns and landscape plantings as well.

 

The heat wave spreading across our area puts a lot of stress on not only us but our lawns and landscape plantings  as well.

Follow these simple steps to assure that your lawn and plantings thrive. If you have an irrigation system, you should run it every day during the heat wave. Run your irrigation system for 20 to 30 minutes per zone between the hours of 2:00am and 2:00pm, the earlier the better. Watering early will prevent evaporation and allow our lawns to dry before the evening hours when they are more susceptible to pests and diseases. If the evening is the only time available for you to water, please do so, watering during those times will be more beneficial than not watering at all. The same applies to hand watering and using sprinklers. If you do not have an irrigation system, it is important to still [...]

Tree Installation Sale for the Greater Rockford Area

Crimson Valley Landscaping realizes the importance of trees in a landscape. Trees are valuable to our surroundings; providing environmental and economical benefits.

Crimson Valley Landscaping realizes the importance of trees in a landscape. Trees are valuable to our surroundings; providing environmental and economical benefits. The environmental benefits are improved air quality, climate control, water conservation and protection for wildlife. With proper placement in the landscape, trees save energy on heating and cooling costs and increase property value.

Ornamental & Shade Tree Installation Sale!
3 Trees Planted for $990
5 Trees Planted for $1500

Complete List of Trees Available
Serviceberry (8 to 12′)
Autumn Blaze Maple (12 to 18′)
Red Jewel Clump Crabapple (8 to 12′)
River Birch (12 to 18′)
Whitespire Birch (12 to 18′)
Japanese Tree Lilac (8 to 12′)
Colorado Blue Spruce (8′)
Emerald Green Arborvitae (8′)

Also Available:
State Street Maple (12 to 18′)
Marmo Maple (12 to 18′)
Clump Ornamental Pear (12 to 18′)
Techny Arborvitae (8′)

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