Notes from the Garden

We’ve been creating outdoor spaces for more than 30 years, and our team has years of experience and knowledge they can’t wait to share with you.


EAB Is Here. Now What?

EAB Is Here. Now What?

Education, News  |  June 14th, 2016

Emerald Ash Borer has been receiving a lot of press lately and the threat that it poses to the ash tree population in Nebraska. EAB specifically feeds on ash trees or other members of that...

May Project Recap

May Project Recap

Projects  |  June 6th, 2016

The Purple Polos hit the ground running back in March and haven’t look back since! With our busiest season in full swing here’s a quick recap of what we’ve been working on in May. Stone Wall...

Seven Deadly Sins of Spring Gardening

Seven Deadly Sins of Spring Gardening

Education  |  June 1st, 2016

1. Over Mulching We’re more engaged with the ritual rather than the reason. You think you’re freshening up your garden for the season ahead but if you’re like most people you’ll actually end...

Nature’s Influence for “The Art of Living with Cancer” Conference

Nature’s Influence for “The Art of Living with Cancer” Conference

Projects  |  May 23rd, 2016

“If you watch how nature deals with adversity, continually renewing itself, you can’t help but learn.” - Bernie Seigel, MD On April 23rd A Time to Heal Foundation hosted The Art of Living with...

The Shoppes at Southport: Off-Beat Commercial Landscape Design

The Shoppes at Southport: Off-Beat Commercial Landscape Design

News, Projects  |  May 18th, 2016

There’s something new and exciting coming to exit 442 off I-80; and we aren’t just talking about the new Shoppes of Southport development complete with Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Pettit’s...

7 Arbor Day Fun Facts

7 Arbor Day Fun Facts

Education, News  |  April 29th, 2016

  The holiday began with journalist Julius Sterling Morton, who moved from Detroit to Nebraska in 1854. At the time, the wide open spaces of the west weren't working out so well for...

The Message Behind Your Valentine’s Bouquet

The Message Behind Your Valentine’s Bouquet

News  |  February 13th, 2016

With Valentines Day just one day away; it may be a good idea to quickly get educated on the message you are sharing with that bundle of fragrant florals before you say something you don't mean on...

Guy Behind the Garden: Tab Tworek

Guy Behind the Garden: Tab Tworek

People  |  February 8th, 2016

Tab Tworek, Nursery Yard Manager Joined the Team: October 2013   Day-to-day activities: Staging plant material for install and gardening crews, unloading and organizing plant material when...

New Purple Polo Alert! Meet Sarah!

New Purple Polo Alert! Meet Sarah!

People  |  January 31st, 2016

We are excited to introduce one of our newest leadership members, Sarah Cross! She has been supervising the color department, and a member of the purple polos since October of last year. How did...

New Year’s Resolution

New Year’s Resolution

News  |  January 25th, 2016

The New Year comes with hopes of it being the best year yet! Gyms are overloaded, planners are purchased and there is an excitement in the air. New beginnings are exciting, but they can also be a...