Choosing the Right Mulch for Your Garden

Mulch is an important part of any garden or flower bed, both aesthetically and functionally.  Not only will it control weed growth, but your garden will grow healthier and will withstand drought better when it is mulched.  With a variety of mulch options available, which one is best for you?  Well, that depends on your landscape, environment and personal preference.  Visit a local nursery, like A&N Lawn Service, in Pittsburgh, for assistance with your mulch selection.  In the meantime, read more about the different types of mulch below. Continue reading

September Newsletter

Garden Center – New Location:

As of April 1st 2019, A&N Lawn Service Inc. now has TWO locations to serve you better! Our main office is located in the West View neighborhood at 148 Perry Highway. This location serves as a home base for our employees and takes care of daily operations like billing and contracts. Continue reading

Colorful Fall Perennials for Your Garden

Summer is coming to an end, but that does not mean your garden has to.  If you are looking to add new life to your Pittsburgh landscaping this fall, consider planting colorful perennials. The beauty of perennials is they continue to bloom for more than one season, unlike annuals.  Visit a local garden center, like A&N Lawn Service Inc. in Pittsburgh, for a wide selection of perennials.  To get you started, below are some of the more popular perennials for gardens this fall. Continue reading

Reasons to Choose Your Local Plant Nursery

If you are looking to add some life to your Pittsburgh landscaping or are in need of plants that will fare well in your garden, don’t allow the purchasing process to overwhelm you.  There are many sources out there from which you can choose—online, big-name retailers, neighbor’s yards. etc. —but will they provide you with a variety of healthy plants and the information that goes along with growing them to their fullest potential?  Probably not.  When you are ready to begin the process, consider visiting your local Pittsburgh plant nursery or garden center.  Here are four important factors to consider: Continue reading

Tips for Watering Your Lawn

If you want your yard to appear healthy and green, watering your lawn is a very important part of lawn care, especially in the Pittsburgh area, Often, we rely on Mother Nature to maintain the hydration of our lawns. Unfortunately, for a luscious landscape, additional irrigation is needed.  But how much water and for how long? A&N Lawn Services, premier landscapers in the Pittsburgh area, shares the following tips for keeping your lawn looking beautiful. Continue reading

Start off Your Spring with a New Patio or Fireplace!

Create your own outdoor living space in Pittsburgh.

If you are a resident of Pittsburgh, you’ve probably been daydreaming about getting back outside since, well, the fall. Pittsburghers simply love to be outside. And unless you absolutely adore the cold, our winters are long-lasting and are spent mostly indoors. Around February and March, we start to think of all the things we want to get down around the house. And by April, brace yourself, some of us even miss cutting the grass! Continue reading

5 Ideas for Small Landscapes

Tips from the Pittsburgh Lawn Care Experts

What makes Pittsburgh unique is the mix of urban, suburban and rural neighborhoods that make up our great region. There are homes with itty-bitty backyards, and other homes are resting on several acres of land. Sometimes, homeowners with small yards feel they can’t do much with their landscape due to the lack of square footage. The Pittsburgh landscapers at A&N Lawn Service Inc. are here to put an end to this notion once and for all!

This month, we’re dedicating our blog section to the homes that have small outdoor living spaces because we know there are a ton of interesting and unique landscape ideas you can create in even the smallest backyard!

Here are a few of our favorites!

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