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HTS – The Perfect Plow for Your Half-Ton Truck

September 24, 2023

Why hand shovel snow – or push a snow blower in freezing temperatures when you can turn on your favorite radio station; sip a cup of coffee, and plow from the warm comfort of your half-ton truck. Maybe you’ve had enough of undependable snow removal contractors. Maybe you’re wondering: “Can I put a snow plow […]

Do It Yourself Lawn Care Services: Lawn Leveling

July 15, 2023

Homeowners like you often are torn between hiring a professional to handle lawn care services versus taking a do-it-yourself (DYI) approach. Each option has it benefits and draw-backs.  In this article, we’ll focus on the DYI approach to leveling your lawn.   Dips, Bumps and Lawn Potholes Call it what you want but areas of […]

Fall Lawn Care: Overseeding and Renovation

July 9, 2023

After a long dreary northern Illinois winter, I’m sure you’re like most homeowners – anxious at the first sighting of a robin to get out into the yard and get to work. There are certainly a lot of spring yard projects that you can and should do, but fixing or renovating the lawn is actually […]

How to Deal with Your Lawn During Drought

July 6, 2023

For most of us, the summer heat is something we looked forward to back in early February. But now that it’s here we often wish for a reprieve from the outdoor baking. Lawns that looked green, thick and lush a few short weeks ago are now brown, dry, patchy and thin. When the summer heat […]

Happy Scarecrow Fall Festival at Tim Wallace Landscape Supply

Fall products. Pumpkins.

September 9, 2022

September 24 – October 31, 2022 Autumn in Bolingbrook, Downers Grove, Naperville and Lisle (IL) is always a special time of year. A cool snap of air settles in, the landscape becomes picturesque and thoughts turn to seasonal staples such as football, fire pits, apples, hot chocolate and, of course, pumpkin patches. The spirit will […]

Aerating Your Lawn

August 22, 2022

What It Is, Why It Matters & When to Do It We can probably all agree that a lush, green lawn is an attractive feature of any home. Beyond appealing to the eye, it can also be luxurious to walk, sit and play on. While having such a lawn is desirable, achieving it takes more […]

Your Firewood Fundamentals: What’s the Best Wood for Burning?

June 23, 2022

Few things give us more tranquil comfort than a crackling fire at home in Joliet, Shorewood, Plainfield or Lemont (IL). Many of us can imagine how we have felt when sitting by the fire with family and friends. Perhaps we’ve even watched and listened to it during a calming moment of solitude. It is truly […]

Preparing for Perfect Pavers

June 20, 2022

More homeowners in Joliet, Shorewood, Plainfield and Lemont (IL) are enjoying the benefits of pavers for their pools, patios, walkways and driveways. Beyond their lasting durability, pavers offer greater aesthetic appeal than many standard asphalt or concrete alternatives. A wide range of available colors, shapes, patterns and sizes gives you great versatility in enhancing your […]

Finding the Right Mulch Near Me

June 1, 2022

Things You Should Know Mulch has been called the gardener’s and landscaper’s friend—and for good reason. It provides a flourish to gardens and yards in Joliet, Shorewood, Plainfield or Lemont (IL), and the benefits go well beyond beauty. In addition to being easy to add and providing a well-manicured look, a good-quality mulch: discourages weed growth […]

Decorative Stone

May 26, 2022

A Beautiful Mulch Made to Endure Adding mulch to a garden or landscape in Joliet, Shorewood, Plainfield or Lemont (IL) offers multiple benefits. When people think of mulch, they’ll often consider the kinds made with tree wood and bark. What they might not always realize is that decorative stone can also serve as a superb […]