Pollinators

15 09, 2016

Update: Our Beehive’s First Summer

By |2018-02-19T16:01:21-06:00September 15th, 2016|Beekeeping, Pollinators|0 Comments

Resident apiarist Nick, defying post-Labor Day attire etiquette, next to our beehive, which began as a single box in May of this year (Apiarist: fancy term for beekeeper). Summer is coming to a close, which means harvest time for most beekeepers. The bee colony we started in late spring of this year has flourished [...]

9 05, 2016

Beekeeping Basics

By |2018-08-30T14:33:18-05:00May 9th, 2016|Beekeeping, Eco-Friendly, General News, Green Living, Pollinators|0 Comments

Beekeeping attire is not only fashionable, but also functional, as Nick can attest. Photo credit: Ian Shepstone. Spring is definitely here at our nursery, and things are buzzing with excitement…literally! This spring, Nature’s Perspective Landscaping is proud to welcome 10,000 new friends to our company. This past Saturday, we established our first-ever [...]

8 03, 2016

Groundcover Alternatives to Grass

By |2018-08-30T13:22:04-05:00March 8th, 2016|Curb Appeal, Easy-Care Plants, Flowers, General News, Landscaping, Lawn-free, New Plants, Pollinators, Shade gardens|0 Comments

Is there an area in your yard that lacks interest? Is there an area in your yard that just won’t grow healthy grass? Is your parkway uninspiring? This spring, instead of spending another year dissatisfied with it, consider filling this space with grass alternatives. By using lesser known groundcovers and ornamental grasses, these spaces can be [...]

16 06, 2015

It’s National Pollinator Week

By |2018-02-19T16:01:24-06:00June 16th, 2015|Back Yard, Eco-Friendly, Green Living, Landscaping for Birds, Pollinators|0 Comments

This week, June 15-21, 2015, is National Pollinator Week, and we thank the contributions of bees, birds, butterflies and bats-- small creatures that play a big yet overlooked role in producing an astounding variety of vegetable and fruit crops that sustain the world. The USDA says pollinators "help to produce crops like apples, blueberries, strawberries, melons, peaches, potatoes, [...]