The Level Green Landscaping Blog

Expert Industry Advice and Property Enhancement Suggestions.

Is your lawn gasping for air? You won't hear it, but you can probably see it.

When your turf’s roots can’t breathe, it shows. Weeds take over where grass struggles. Grass that used to be green turns brown. Pests and disease pounce.

The good news? There are solutions. But which one is right for your lawn?

Let’s take a look at lawn aeration vs. slit-seeding and how they can revive your struggling lawn.

How many landscaping questions could HOA residents possibly ask? Let’s see:

  • Can I install a patio out back?
  • Are garden ornaments allowed?
  • Can I plant 7 hydrangea shrubs?
  • What are the rules about fences?
  • I want to plant a bamboo hedge — is that OK?
  • Can I grow tomatoes and peppers to make salsa? I’ll give you a jar!

You get the idea. Lots of questions.

While HOAs typically hire a landscaping company to care for their common areas, homeowners are often required to care for their own landscaping, following any HOA landscaping rules.

When McKenna Korzeniewski looks around at the team at Level Green Landscaping, she sees women crew members, business developers, account managers, truck drivers, and accountants.

The list goes on. Marcene Pugh is the comptroller. Carmen Huiza Flores is a small engine mechanic. Jenna Visco is a branch manager. Ursula Epps is a recruiter. Dafne Armenta supervises crews.

Who wouldn’t rather look out onto a rooftop oasis of green plants than a sea of hot shingles or asphalt?

Daydreaming of a lush rooftop garden that will make you the cool company on the block?

Hire green roof installers who can tell you about the benefits, provide expert installation, and take care of your green rooftop plants once they’re installed. Follow these tips:

It’s hard to imagine trees and shrubs as villains, right?

They offer shade, are home to chirpy birds, some burst into spectacular bloom in the spring.

But not every tree and shrub are winners for your commercial property.

Some are kind of jerks, crowding out surrounding plants, dropping branches, and even inviting dangerous ticks.

Sure, you want your lawn healthy and mowed, your beds weeded, and your trees pruned, but these days, there’s another item on the landscaping checklist: protecting the earth.

After all, we only have one earth.

But there are plenty of sustainable landscape solutions.

Here’s a look at a few for your earth-friendly commercial property, from attractive hard-working gardens to innovative robots that’ll make you the cool company on the block.

Don't underestimate the power of mulch. It does great things for your landscape.

Sure, flowers are brighter, shrubs are bigger and nothing says lush like a rolling carpet of green lawn.

But without mulch, your landscape is lacking.

How much mulch do you need? What kind should you use? When’s the best time to put down mulch?

Stick with us. We know much about mulch.