Villani Landshapers Recognized By Snow & Ice Management Association (SIMA) As A Best Snow & Ice Company To Work For 2022

The annual Snow & Ice Awards hosted by Snow & Ice Management Association (SIMA) provides its members the opportunity to showcase their company’s professionalism and commitment to creating a culture that honors their employees’ hard work and dedication. It’s also an opportunity for those in the industry to see the latest technology, newest equipment and attend workshops and keynote presentations on all sorts of innovative topics related to snow and… Read more »

Preparing Landscape for Winter

Fall is in full swing, and our team is working hard to make sure your properties are looking great and ready for the winter ahead. Because your yard will be in harsh condition during the winter months, it is important to prep your yard, so it comes back healthy in the spring! A great place to start is to make sure your fall fertilization and weed control application has been… Read more »

Maintenance Contract: What to Expect

When signing a landscape maintenance contract, it’s important to understand what services will be provided and what to expect from your contractor. Here are some key points to keep in mind if you want to secure your spot with Villani Landshapers for 2024: Our Commercial Maintenance contracts run from April 15- November 15 and if you would like to be considered for the 2024 season, winter is the perfect time… Read more »

The Best Time to Aerate Your Lawn

What is core-aeration? Core aeration is a process of perforating the soil surface with small holes to allow air, water, and nutrients to penetrate the roots of your lawn. This method helps to reduce soil compaction and promote root growth, leading to a healthier, more beautiful lawn. Core aeration is especially useful for lawns that receive heavy foot traffic or have a thatch layer buildup. With our professional core aeration… Read more »

Favorite Flowering Plant

Hydrangeas are one of the most beloved and popular flowering plants in the country. With their large, showy blooms and their ability to thrive in a variety of different environments, sun, or shade, it’s no wonder they’re a favorite of gardeners and flower enthusiasts alike. Hydrangeas large blooms bring elegance and beauty to any yard. There are about 75 species of hydrangeas, and over 600 names cultivars so we have… Read more »

Snow In July

Summer may have just begun, but snow is already on our mind and if you are considering a snow removal contractor for your commercial property, it should be high on your priority list as well.  However, with so many options out there, it can be challenging to know where to start. To help you navigate the process, we’ve compiled a list of key considerations to keep in mind when looking… Read more »

The Dream Backyard for The Entertaining Homeowner

Bonfires and cookouts are a staple and a cherished part of summers in the Midwest! As a homeowner, you take pride in creating an inviting and enjoyable space for entertaining guests. Modern landscaping can take your outdoor experience to the next level. With sleek designs and functional elements, you can create a space that is not only beautiful but also practical. Here are the 7 most popular trends we are seeing… Read more »

What To Expect at First On-site Meeting With Your Landscape Designer

You did it! You scheduled your initial consultation with a landscaper, and it is time to meet with your landscape designer, the person who really gets to bring your vision to life. But what can you expect during this initial visit? We have broken down the items that will be discussed during the walkthrough so there are no surprises. First and foremost, the designer will listen to the needs and… Read more »

Subtle Ways to Incorporate Backyard Storage

Warm months are short lived in the Midwest, so a lot of activities, entertainment and relaxing happen outdoors during the summer. Before we know it, we have a collection of backyard items stashed away in the garage or laying around outside causing our space to look cluttered. When it comes to garden tools, pool toys, pet toys, and grilling accessories, it makes sense to have an outdoor area to store… Read more »

When is the Best Time To Finalize Your Landscape Plans?

The beginning of winter is the ideal time to start thinking of your landscape plans for the next season. Once spring is approaching and the snow is beginning to melt, you really want to step outside and take inventory of what you have, to finalize your plans. Walk your yard and analyze what you want to keep and what needs to go. This is also the perfect time to look… Read more »

Sustainability: The Trend That is Here to Stay

Now is the perfect time to start thinking about your landscape projects for the upcoming season. There are many things to consider when you start planning out your landscape but something you may not always think about is how to make your outdoor space sustainable. Below are five key points to consider if you want to reduce your negative environmental impact: Native Materials – Using native materials, especially native plants… Read more »