Timing Your Landscape Installation

What’s the timeline for getting my new landscaping installed? This is one of the most common questions we’re asked when potential clients request a bid for creating a new look for their outdoor space. And we get it – you might have a blank canvas of soil surrounding your house that you’d love to see full of life. Or it might be time to revitalize your yard after years of… Read more »

Adding the Landscaping Touches to Operation Finally Home House

Villani Landshapers is proud to have provided the landscaping for the latest Operation Finally Home house in Wisconsin. On June 2, Army Staff Sergeant Mario “Joe” Davis and his family were given the keys to their brand new home in the town of Waukesha. Built by Belman Homes, the house was designed to accommodate the Davis family in appreciation for Davis’s 11 years of service to the country. In appreciation… Read more »

Showcasing Spring Landscaping on FOX6

FOX6 interviews Villani Landshapers about spring landscaping

On the morning of Monday, May 14, a group of Villani Landshapers employees made their television debut as they took the opportunity to discuss different facets of spring landscaping with the FOX6 Wake Up news. FOX6’s Carl Deffenbaugh spoke with various employees about core aeration, weed control, planting perennials and annuals, and extending your living space outdoors through landscape design. Even though it was an overcast day with occasional rain, the… Read more »

Villani Landshapers Named a 2018 Top Workplace by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Villani Landshapers is honored to be named a Top Workplace for 2018 by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. This is the 9th year that the Journal Sentinel has presented this award to organizations in the Milwaukee area. Villani Landshapers was one of 70 small businesses (under 150 employees) to be recognized with the Top Workplace award. After being nominated as a Top Workplace, employees at Villani Landshapers participated in an employee… Read more »

Incorporate Native Plants Into Your Wisconsin Garden Design

One recent trend that landscape designers are using in their garden designs is to incorporate a variety of native plants as opposed to introducing new plants to the climate and environment. There are a lot of interesting plant and flower varieties that are native to Wisconsin that landscape designers can use to add variety and appeal to your backyard design. Some common native plants that can be incorporated into Wisconsin… Read more »

The Landscape Renovation Journey

A Fox Point, WI homeowner talks about choosing Villani Landshapers for a whole yard landscape renovation project. “When it came time to choose a landscaper to take on the complete renovation of our yard and landscaping, we made the right choice in selecting Villani Landshapers. Gino Villani is known, respected and trusted, and I knew he wouldn’t steer us wrong on the project. The whole project was a simple, one-stop… Read more »

Changing Seasons Bring Changing Landscape Priorities

Fall is right around the corner, and with the shorter days, cooler temperatures, and changing leaves, comes changing priorities for maintaining a thriving landscape. Fall is an ideal time to help your yard recover from summer stress and prepare it for the withstanding the winter ahead. The professionals at Villani Landshapers recommend the following yard care tips: Fall fertilization and weed control application Late summer/early fall fertilization helps reduce stress the lawn… Read more »

Landscaping Concerns Caused by Recent Summer Rain

So far this summer, we have seen greater than average rainfall in Southeastern Wisconsin. Besides interfering with your outdoor plans, the increased rainfall and humidity have also produced ideal conditions for a variety of landscape concerns. We are seeing an increase in turf-damaging fungus such as summer patch this year. Summer patch develops when there is too much moisture held in the thatch layer of the lawn (between the soil… Read more »

How to Properly Care for Your Annual Flowers

Summer is in full bloom in southeastern Wisconsin, and that means many of us are enjoying the colorful beauty that annual flowers bring to our backyards. Properly caring for your annual flowers will keep them blooming in full color all summer long. A little bit of TLC will go a long way this summer. Follow these simple guidelines to properly care for your annual flowers. Watering Annual Flowers Plantings in… Read more »

Small Space, Big Landscape Design

Even if you do not have a large yard, you can still have a fun and functional outdoor space. Smaller yards can be creatively landscaped to to incorporate areas for dining, entertaining, relaxing, playing, planting, or whatever your needs and wishes are. Optimizing every square foot of the yard is key! A landscape designer can help you through the process of planning your yard by analyzing your site, taking measurements,… Read more »