Patios provide the perfect place to relax after a long day or even to gather with friends and family. When installing a patio, you have a multitude of options to choose from, but one proves to be superior – that’s pavers. Pavers are stones that are typically made from concrete; they can also be made from clay bricks or natural stone. A&N Lawn Service, your local retaining wall installers, share these reasons why pavers are the way to go. Continue reading
Whether you have erosion concerns, drainage issues, or just a need for structural variety in your garden, a retaining wall is a strong feature to add to your hardscaping plan. Our team at A&N Lawn Service has made us the leading specialist for retaining walls in the Pittsburgh area, and we have some tips for maintaining that freshly installed glow! Continue reading
Knowing the difference between hardscaping and landscaping can ensure you are on the same page as your landscaper when you take on the design of your outdoor space. Continue reading
When you have your hands in the dirt and your head in the sun, you are one with nature as you add to your vibrant garden. Whether you are revamping, rejuvenating, or redoing your garden, perfect plants are a huge part of the process. So, where is the best place to buy plants? The answer is easy: a local nursery like A&N Garden and Greenhouse. There are many advantages to buying for your local Pittsburgh nursery than a big-name retailer when considering the source, availability, service, and quality.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! As our world becomes a real-life snow globe, it’s time to start thinking about putting up those outdoor Christmas lights. For tips about the best time and method for installation, check out the information from the professionals at A&N Lawn Care, a landscaping company in Pittsburgh. Continue reading
Gardeners put in a lot of work to get their gardens and yards in peak condition. They must keep pests and weeds out and combat threats from weather, like frost.
Frost occurs during cloudless nights as temperatures drop towards freezing. Ice crystals form as the cold air sinks closer to the ground. The vapor then condenses from the air and settles on plant materials. Light frost tends to occur below 40°F, and frost advisories occur between 32-36°F. Continue reading
As summer collapses into fall and the leaves start to turn, we begin to witness the autumn splendor. Nature treats us to its art show as the mosaic of fall foliage offers a stunning visual for our world. If you’re looking for a family-friendly way to kick off the start of the fall season, look no further! Continue reading
As the leaves begin to dance in the autumn breeze, the sun sets earlier, and the temperatures start to drop. Fall is the best time to work in the garden. The soil is easier to dig, the temperatures are comfortable, and the weather becomes more predictable. You won’t want to wait too late to start working in your garden, but watch the leaves turn as you start your fall lawn care in Pittsburgh! A&N Lawn Care offers these fall gardening ideas. Continue reading