Why You Should Consider Core Aeration And Overseeding This Fall

Chances are that you spent time a good amount of time at home (didn’t we all?) this summer from May through August and your lawn absorbed plenty of wear and tear. Core aeration and fall seeding are fundamental lawn care activities that can really help restore your yard and get it ready for the busy, warm seasons next year in 2021. What is core aeration? The process of core aeration… Read more »

Welcome to Japanese Beetle Season

The hot, sunny summer days that we’re experiencing create the perfect climate for Japanese beetles to do their worst damage to your lawn and garden. Japanese beetles (Popillia japonica) were accidentally introduced to the United States just over a century ago, and have spread to almost every state in the country. Unlike in their native Japan, there are no natural predators to keep Japanese beetles in check in the United… Read more »

3 Effects of Excessive Rain on Your Commercial Property Landscape

It’s not just an illusion – together the months of May and June have been excessively rainy this year. In fact, in May, the Milwaukee area received 3.19 inches of rain above normal . June is also on track for more rain than average over the course of the month. Excessive rain at this time of year creates significant obstacles for maintaining your commercial property landscape. Obviously, the wet weather… Read more »

Installing Your New Estate Landscaping

Once the estate landscape design process has wrapped up, it’s time to move on to the exciting part of getting the project started on-site. Landscape Installation Scheduling Estate landscape projects are scheduled depending on a variety of factors. Time of year, availability of materials, scope of the project, and of course, weather, are some of the most critical factors to take into consideration. The complexity of some estate landscape renovation… Read more »

The Trick to Timing The Renovation of Your Estate Landscaping

When embarking on project to renovate their estate landscaping, homeowners from Mequon to Oconomowoc have typically already spent some time dreaming and planning prior to contacting a landscape contractor to bring their ideas to life. It’s understandable that when an estate owner takes the step to contact a landscape designer or contractor, they are ready to implement an exciting feature they’ve scoped out on Houzz or Pinterest in their own… Read more »

The Basics of Lawn Care for Your Commercial Property

For business parks, retail centers and health care campuses, establishing an annual lawn care program is almost a “set it and forget it” way to ensure that your property retains an attractive appearance throughout the growing season. Most lawn care programs consist of anywhere from three to five treatments throughout the course of the season. Healthy, weed-free turf adds to the curb appeal of your commercial property and creates a… Read more »

Preparing Your Business or Commercial Property Landscape for Spring

April typically marks the start of the spring landscaping season for business and commercial properties across southeastern Wisconsin from Franklin to Oconomowoc. Even though the grass won’t be ready to mow until at least very late April or early May, there is plenty to be done to prepare your commercial property for the coming summer. Villani Landshapers crews are heading out this month to get started on some of these… Read more »

Rejuvenation Pruning Prepares Commercial Properties for a Healthy Spring

Rejuvenation pruning (sometimes called dormant or winter pruning) has many benefits to the trees and shrubs on your commercial property. Once the thermometer edges above 32 degrees and the snow starts melting, landscape teams can start working on some commercial property maintenance. Villani Landshapers typically begins rejuvenation pruning of trees and shrubs on commercial properties from Franklin to Mequon anytime from late February through the beginning of April. The primary… Read more »

Holiday Decor Lights Up Southeastern Wisconsin

Villani Landshapers’ holiday decorating crews have been working since the end of October to add lights, garlands, and trees to commercial properties in the Milwaukee area. Check back throughout the season, as more photos of our finished work will be added below. Mayfair Mall Corners of Brookfield Mall

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 »