In Kansas City, we're starting to see Spring usher in long-awaited warm temperatures and rain, perfect for preparing your yard for beautiful weather and outdoor enjoyment. Below is a checklist to help you get your yard in shape for the season ahead. Inspect your trees...
Many homeowners love the look and the tranquility that water features offer. However, the maintenance can be an issue. How do you keep your water features clean and functioning properly? It turns out that it just takes a few small maintenance tasks to keep your water features looking and working well year round!
It may be chilly now, but we’ve made it past most of winter. The days are starting to get longer and we are reminded that spring will eventually return. And what better way to enjoy the outdoors then with a patio? This landscaping element is a great addition to almost any property — and for more reasons than you might expect.
More and more homeowners in the Independence and Kansas City areas are becoming aware of how water features enhance their landscape design. But exactly what benefits do you get from installing water features into your landscaping?
It seems like winter will never end! It’s hard to even think about spring when the weather is cold. But the truth about landscape design is that the sooner you start, the better your results. Now, when the weather is chilly, is actually the perfect time for you to start your landscape design planning. Here are some tips to get you started.
Water gardens are a great feature to add to your landscaping. These water features add a sense of serenity to your yard while giving your an opportunity to be unique. Ideally, they act as their own ecosystem, but realistically, they do need a little help. That’s why we’ve collected some of the most important water garden maintenance ideas.
When the winter weather means you’re stuck inside, bring the wonder of the outdoors, in! At Prestige One Landscaping, Kansas City’s favorite landscapers, we have a list of favorite plants that can easily be grown indoors.
Now is the perfect time to start thinking about landscaping for when the weather starts to warm up this spring. Outdoor kitchens are a great landscaping feature to help you and your family relax outside and enjoy your yard. But to get the most of your outdoor kitchen, careful attention must be paid to your landscaping design. Outdoor kitchens provide the perfect combination of food and the fun. Here are a few landscaping tips for designing and effective outdoor kitchen.
In today’s housing market, you need all of the help you get to attract potential home buyers. Fortunately, smart landscaping practices can help! Read on to learn how you can make your yard look cleaner, more attractive and much easier to sell!
Whether you’re in a rural or suburban location, deer can be a threat to your landscaping efforts. The damage that deer can cause to your landscaping can be substantial. Here are a few ways that you can keep deer away from your trees and other plants.
Water Features & Ponds
Ponds vary in size and start as small as 8 feet by 10 feet and usually can be completely installed in one or two days. You can enhance your pond by adding a number of aquatic creatures. Our experts can help by making a recommendation for size and layout based on your exact space.
Water Features: Fountains
Fountains are the perfect compliment to your pond adding not only beauty but serving to aerate the water for fish and plants. Stand alone fountains are a beautiful addition to any area of your garden. Our experts are available to provide guidance and design ideas to match your vision.
Water Features: Waterfalls
Your waterfall can be enjoyed year-round. KC Landscapes is Kansas City’s first and only certified Aquascape contractor. We maintain our certification through yearly continuing education which keeps us on top of trends and best practices in the industry.
Watch us transform this Kansas City backyard into a beautiful pond. Note: this pond construction includes a rain water harvesting reservoir on the side.
This Kansas City backyard water feature got a major upgrade with lights, softscaping, new stone walls and more.
Low-maintenance water features
Are you ready to turn an ordinary backyard into your own personal sanctuary? Adding a water feature to your yard gives you a place to relax and get away from a hectic and stressful world. The subtle sound of water creates a calm environment for relaxing and letting the cares of the office drift away. Let KC Landscapes create a unique, low-maintenance water feature for you. Choose from a variety of options including ponds, waterfalls, and/or fountains. Our ecologically-friendly water features create a natural eco-system that works with mother nature to stay clean, leaving you to enjoy your pond or waterfall without a lot of maintenance. So what kind of water feature is right for you? It’s all a matter of personal preference. Ponds with fish add extra color and character and pond-less water features are more convenient for smaller areas or for rain water harvesting applications.