Big Rock Landscaping Blog

Ever look out into your backyard and envision a covered, cozy space to gather with friends and family? If so, chances are that you’ve thought about installing a pergola in your backyard space. Now the question becomes: do you tackle this yourself, or hire a professional? This article reveals pergola installation tips and common mistakes. If hiring a professional is what you need, Big Rock Landscaping has got your covered.

It’s small details like landscaping borders that make the difference between take-your-breathe-away landscaping and mediocre landscaping. If you are looking for ideas and tips on how to choose the right landscape border, you are in the right place!

Pruning is an important part of taking care of a fruit tree, and if it's done at the wrong time or the wrong way, it can actually do more harm than good. Wondering when is the best time to prune fruit trees? This article will help you get your fruit tree pruning schedule done right.

Plant your spring garden with bees in mind! Providing food and a habitat for these marvelous pollinators is a fantastic way to give back to the environment.

Mulching your yard is a critical step in a full, stunning garden during the spring and summer months. Not only does mulching moderate the temperature of the soil, but it traps water and prevents weeds from overtaking the area. But when do you add mulch to your garden and flower beds? There’s definitely a right answer, and we’ll cover everything you need to know to help your garden succeed!

We are honored to have recently received both the Houzz Design Award and the Houzz Service Award. While these awards are given by Houzz to showcase unique designs and unparalleled customer service, what we are most excited about is that these awards show that our goals of client satisfaction are being met. Our client’s satisfaction is the greatest award of all!

“Taking to the waters” is no longer something we have to trek miles and miles to do. We can indulge in the splendors of our private pools just feet away from our back doors. Swimming pools are no doubt worth the design efforts and time you put into them to be able to relish in […]

It’s no great mystery that the much-sought-after perfect ambiance for any setting, public or private, is what shines through the little phosphorescent baubles we call light bulbs and the fixtures that secure them into their carefully designated places. That’s why it’s such a thrill—the ultimate cherry on top—to choose the perfect lighting to complete any […]

The Holm’s home is one of a kind. Set on a hill with incredible views and a rugged mountain backdrop, it’s a landscaper’s playground. The end result of this project is nothing short of a dream come true for the clients who wanted plenty of room for outdoor entertaining, a family friendly yard, a hot […]

Ever thought of adding a deck to your house? Ever thought of adding that deck yourself but then realized, hey…I don’t know how to add a deck to my house myself? So you started an online search for deck design ideas and some DIY-confidence-boosting articles and the decking gods landed you here? Well, what a […]