landscaping Archives - The Sagamore Companies

5 Tips to Provide Ultimate Spring Lawn Care

By | April 11th, 2018|DIY Tips, landscaping|

If you live in northeast Ohio or have recently talked to someone from there, you’ve probably heard all about the endless winter. Or you’re still surviving it. It seems like waiting for the spring thaw these days gets longer and longer. Contrary to popular belief, it is not too early to get your yard in [...]

How to have a gravel path that doesn’t run away

By | January 31st, 2018|landscaping, landscaping supplies|

Gravel is crushed rock, normally limestone, which is mined and then used in driveways and walkways, either as the path itself or to help boost drainage. And while gravel can be used to create beautifully intricate pathways, maintaining it can be difficult. If you’ve ever walked on a gravel path then you’re aware of how [...]

Deicing & Snow Removal: Preparing Your Business

By | December 4th, 2017|bulk salt, landscaping, snow plow, Winter|

Though the sun may be shining and the weekend forecast looks like Spring, those of us in Ohio and other cold weather states know that winter is right around the corner. Soon enough we’ll be waking up to an icy white wonderland and the sudden realization we’re going to have to clear out a path [...]

Gardening in Ohio: 17 Backyard Plants That Will Survive All Year

By | October 6th, 2016|DIY Tips, landscaping, landscaping supplies, Winter|

Weather in the Midwest is unpredictable. It’s sunny one moment and storming the next! With snow in the spring and random warm days in the winter, we’ve learned to expect the unexpected in Ohio. But when the weather messes with the plants in your backyard, it’s downright annoying. After all, you’ve put so much hard [...]

The Top Landscape Designs in Northeast Ohio – 2016 Soilies Awards!

By | April 26th, 2016|DIY Tips, landscaping, mulching|

In the greater Northeast Ohio are, we’re blessed with a wealth of natural beauty. Our air isn’t terribly polluted, and you don’t have to drive too far from anywhere to find trees and fields. But natural beauty isn’t the only thing we have: Northeast Ohio also boasts some incredible landscaping! Here at the Sagamore Companies, [...]

Planting in Top Soil: Your Summer Gardening Explained

By | July 31st, 2015|DIY Tips, landscaping, mulching|

If you’re like us, then you love the summer because you’re able to plant new flowers and see new blooms. However, while we all love the way flowers look, if you don’t use the right instructions and follow some simple rules of thumb, your garden won't be flourishing. We have provided for you here the [...]

The top 5 ways to use No. 34 gravel

By | June 2nd, 2015|landscaping|

Gravel is an incredibly valuable material with a wide variety of uses. It comes in many different sizes, each one good for certain things. For instance, our large oversize gravel can be used as decoration in gardens, while our small no. 8 gravel can be used in animal pens and on trails. Here, we will [...]

Why Making Mulch Isn’t Worth the Effort

By | February 25th, 2015|landscaping|

In the age of Pinterest, DIY projects are all the rage, and while they are sometimes cost efficient, you can easily bite off too much and be left with a lot of unused materials and no final product. Such is the case with mulching. Using clippings, eggshells, and hay can all be possible mulch substitutes. [...]

Using A Dry Creek Bed Pathway to Make Your Backyard More Elegant

By | February 24th, 2015|DIY Tips, landscaping|

Do you want your backyard landscape design to stand out from your neighbors? Or, would you prefer a comfy and relaxing place to hang out with friends and family? Well, adding in some landscape design can amplify your backyard’s aesthetic and really make it look like the elegant paradise it is to you. Dry creek [...]

5 Landscaping Ideas for You Backyard

By | January 26th, 2015|DIY Tips, landscaping|

Having a beautiful backyard may seem like a daunting challenge, especially if you aren't exactly the outdoorsy type. But, with a few inspirational ideas, you will be set and on your way to a designer backyard that you’ll be proud to show off to your family and friends. Below are some ideas to get you [...]