Egypt Creek Landscaping

All Season Experts

Spring • Summer • Fall • Winter

  1. Good Grass in the Spring Starts With Fertilizer in the Fall

    One of the most common questions we get from our customers is what they can do to help their grass revive sooner and stronger when spring arrives. The truth is that for greener grass in the spring, you need to start now in the fall with fertilization. The right fertilizer put on your grass in the fall can feed the roots over the long winter season and help the grass come back stronger in the wint…

  2. Now Is the Time to Plan For Your Spring Garden & Landscaping

    As the cool weather starts to set in, it can be a hard time for garden fans! You might feel like you have to say goodbye to your beautiful landscaping until the spring. Actually, though, this is a great time to start making plans for next year's gardens. Ways to Plan For Your Spring Landscaping Draw it out. Make a rough sketch of your yard as it is now and start dreaming up some new plans. Maybe …

  3. Helpful Hints to Prep Your Lawn for Fall

    Like it or not, the end of summer has arrived and we're quickly heading into fall. For some people, fall means cozy sweaters, hot chocolate, and lots of pumpkin carving. For others, it's the gloomy end of long, warm summer days spent outside. No matter how you feel about fall, your lawn will need a little attention to help it prepare for the cooler temperatures. Some basic autumn lawn care can he…

  4. Why Late Summer is the Perfect Time for Our Tree Service

    Egypt Creek Landscaping is busy helping our clients prepare their trees for the coming fall and winter seasons! Late summer is the perfect time to have our tree service out to your property. With a little help from us, your trees can come back more beautiful and stronger than ever this spring. Why Trim Your Trees in the Late Summer? Once it starts to get cooler at night and the sun starts to set …

  5. 6 Benefits of Mulching Part 2

    When someone mentions a yard or lawn, what do you imagine? It is likely that you imagine a relatively flat space covered in lush, healthy grass or a well-landscaped yard with trees, flowers, and various other plant life. Does your imagined yard include mulch? Have you ever considered mulching your garden or using mulch as a lawn alternative? Mulching offers many benefits to your lawn, three of wh…

  6. 6 Benefits of Mulching Part 1

    When many homeowners imagine a lawn, they image a lush yard of healthy, green grass, but this is not the only yard option. In fact, some lawn alternatives can greatly reduce your maintenance costs as well as provide your lawn with many other benefits. Keep reading to discover the first three advantages of mulching your lawn or garden in our short mulching blog series. Stay tuned for our next blog…

  7. Bring Functionality To Your Backyard

    Do you and your family find that you spend very little time in your backyard? Perhaps it is just a fenced in rectangle of patchy grass that your kids don’t want to play in, or maybe the current design of your backyard space just isn’t working for your household anymore. Whatever your reasons are for wanting to transform your backyard, bring some functionality into the space with landscaping s…

  8. 3 Tips For Proper Lawn Watering

    Simply giving your lawn water is not enough to keep it green and healthy all summer long. In fact, improper watering techniques could mean you’re doing your grass more harm than good by over or under watering. Review the following tips to ensure you’ll keep an attractive lawn this summer by following correct watering practices. 3 Ways You Can Practice Proper Watering Water in the Morning One …

  9. The Importance Of Curb Appeal When Selling

    If you’re selling your Grand Rapids home, you’ve probably spent a lot of time and effort on the interior in order to turn it into a space anyone would want to live in, but what about the outside? Many sellers get so caught up in the design and cleanliness of the inside of the home (which is important, too, of course) that they neglect the exterior. When buyers are viewing your home, the exter…

  10. The Grub Worm & Your Lawn

    All you want is to maintain a healthy, green lawn throughout the warm seasons, but there is a host of destructive problems that your yard could encounter. One of these is a grub worm infestation, which can have severe adverse effects on the health of your lawn if not quickly identified and dealt with. If you’ve never contended with grubs before, keep reading to learn what you need to know to be…

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