Smart watering: how much, when and how long to water

Smart watering: how much, when and how long to water

Our current warm, sunny weather is the beginning of the dry season. Your plants will need water throughout the summer. Here are some tips on smart ways to water. Water slowly and deeply for healthy plants.  The best practice is to water deeply and less often. Shallow,...
Design sunny spaces into your landscape

Design sunny spaces into your landscape

“The sun breaks in like a door open wide, With the burst of sunlight, That lasting and warm, Bringing smiles back on peoples faces . . .” —Ellen Ni Bheachain As the poem says, spring sunshine makes people smile as we shake off the winter blues. And the sun...
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....
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