How to Find the Best Landscape Design Team for Your Garden Remodel

Designing your garden or yard can be a bit of a challenge, especially if you haven’t got any previous design experience. Here are a few tips on how to survive it: Skip the DIY It’s not just about designating an area for your bamboo grove, putting in Bermuda grass, bonsai plants or orchids into your garden. Planning and designing outdoor space means you’ll need to consider the flow of traffic,… Read more »

Villani Landshapers Celebrates Future 50 Award

Villani Landshapers has been named a 2016 Future 50 company by the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce’s Council of Small Business Executives (COSBE). Now in its 29th year, the Future 50 program recognizes privately-owned companies in the seven-county Milwaukee region that have been in business for at least three years and have shown significant revenue and employment growth. “This award would not be possible without the support of our employees… Read more »

The Big Sting

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Make Mosquitoes Buzz Off This Summer With Memorial Day unofficially kicking off summer in southeastern Wisconsin, we are all looking forward to a season of outdoor fun. Between backyard barbecues, weddings, graduations, and 4th of July festivities, we all try to spend as much time as we can outdoors when the weather warms up. And, as we all know, these outdoor events can count on having some uninvited guests in… Read more »

Save Your Ash Trees from EAB Destruction

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Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is a small, green jeweled beetle that kills ash tress by feeding on the tissue under the bark. This feeding disrupts the trees’ ability to move water and nutrients back and forth from the roots to the rest of the tree. The tree starves and eventually dies within two to four years of being attached. EAB infestation is found throughout the Midwest and has definitely reached… Read more »

April Showers Bring May Flowers….and Weeds

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Part of a nicely maintained property is an established, lush, green lawn. Weeds, though, are everywhere, all the time. It can be a constant battle to keep them away from your property and out of your lawn. There are steps that can be taken to keep weeds at bay and allow your lawn to flourish. Lawn Weed Identification & Growth Conditions First step is to identify the lawn weed. Once… Read more »

Getting Inspired with Fire

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Adding a fire element to your outdoor living space is both beautiful and practical.  They provide a social focal point for your outdoor living area as well as extend your enjoyment of your outdoor space longer into the season. While a crackling bonfire is a quintessential symbol of fall, fire elements can definitely be enjoyed year-round. Fireplaces, fire pits and fire tables are all ways to capture the element of… Read more »

Adding More Outdoor Fun to Your Patio

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What would you say if we suggested an evening of pizza and movies…on a beautiful June night? During the summer, most of us in Wisconsin prefer to capitalize on our outdoor time as much as possible and leave the couch-surfing and movie-watching for winter time. But! What if you could comfortably and safely bring your next Netflix binge outside? Imagine gathering your family and neighbors on the patio to watch… Read more »