Visit In Harmony online!

Visit In Harmony online!

In Harmony is active on social media, and we would love to connect with you online. Here are some options: Facebook. Check out our new landscape projects, see what our crew is up to and get to know our pet goats, Daisy and Lulu. Pinterest. We share photos on boards...
Tips for a beautiful and healthy lawn

Tips for a beautiful and healthy lawn

Last week we posted an infographic on essential lawn care tips. It’s a quick look at practices to do, and not to do, to have a beautiful and healthy lawn. This week we are providing more details to help you create a lawn that will be the envy of your neighbors....
Essential lawn care tips infographic

Essential lawn care tips infographic

Here is an infographic with quick tips to help you grow a healthy lawn. If you follow all of the “do’s” we guarantee you will have a healthy, lush lawn that will resist weeds, moss and insect pests. If you follow the “don’ts” . . ....
Landscape design for people and the planet

Landscape design for people and the planet

Have you thought about making changes to your landscape to make it more usable and easier to care for? In our latest video, In Harmony landscape manager Vince Mack outlines our landscape design philosophy, and you can see photos of many of our designs. We create...
Yikes! Chafer beetle invades Washington

Yikes! Chafer beetle invades Washington

What is a chafer beetle? The European chafer beetle is a serious lawn pest. It was introduced to Washington state in 2015. Why should you care? Chafer beetle larvae feed on the roots of turf grass. Many animals find the larvae or grubs irresistible. This includes...
Add lighting for an all-season landscape

Add lighting for an all-season landscape

When winter is dark, damp and dreary, it may be unappealing to spend time outside. Adding landscape lighting can greatly enhance your yard and garden—even if you just observe it from a window. Landscape lighting can bring out the shape and texture of stone walls....
It’s not too late for winter pruning

It’s not too late for winter pruning

Take time between rainstorms to walk around your yard and look at your trees and shrubs. Do you find ones that are growing too densely? Do you see crossing branches or branches? Do you see signs of damage or disease? Mid to late winter is an excellent time to prune....
Dormant oils help prevent insect damage

Dormant oils help prevent insect damage

Some unwanted insects and mites survive the winter on the bark of trees and shrubs. In Harmony applies dormant oils as needed in winter to manage these pests. We use dormant oils to control soft-bodied pests such as scales, mites and aphids. Oils are commonly used on...
Take time for both darkness and light

Take time for both darkness and light

The dark days of late December often bring a flurry of festive occasions. Social times and traditions may bring light and joy to our lives. In the midst of our busy days, it is also worth honoring the shortest day and the return of the light. Both darkness and light...
Winter pruning: scheduling now

Winter pruning: scheduling now

Winter is a great time to do structural pruning. Since the leaves are gone, you can easily see the plant’s branching structure. It is also easier to detect damaged and diseased branches. The plants are dormant, so diseases and insects that can invade pruning...
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