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Planting fall bulbs

Tips for Planting Fall Bulbs

September 20, 2022

Nothing rejuvenates the spirit more than seeing the first traces of green pop up in the Spring, signaling the end of Winter.  September and October are the months to start preparing your flowerbeds and planting Fall bulbs for the next season.  Here are a few tips from the team at Hilton Landscaping Supply to get… Read More

installing gravel

Tips for Installing Gravel Correctly

September 15, 2022

Installing gravel is a great way to create a functional walking path or a durable relaxation space in your yard.  With rising utility costs, many homeowners are replacing grass with gravel and enjoying savings, and feeling good about water conservation.  If you’re interested in installing gravel in your yard, there are some valuable tips to… Read More

Building a Backyard Putting Green

September 6, 2022

With nearly 200 sun-filled days in Southern Oregon annually, who wouldn’t want a little extra recreation area in their backyard?  Hardscape materials create beautiful environments for patios, outdoor kitchens, and seating around fire pits, but they can also enhance the look and feel of other functional areas.  For example, natural stone will enhance a backyard… Read More

where to plant trees

Where to Plant Trees in Your Yard

August 25, 2022

Although it may be hard to believe, we’re quickly approaching tree-planting season in Oregon.  Shade and ornamental trees should be planted during the dormant season when they have no leaves.  For Southern Oregon, this falls between November and April.  You should never plant trees during hot, dry weather.  However, now is the perfect time to… Read More

Natural Stone Fireplaces

Natural Stone Fireplaces

August 11, 2022

Natural stone is a beautiful choice for exterior patios, walkways, and structures, but you don’t need to limit it to the indoors.  Many of the same materials that bring functionality and stunning appearances to your front and back yards will turn your indoor living areas into the talk of the town.  Natural stone fireplaces bring… Read More

Fountain with Natural Stones

Building a Fountain with Natural Stones

July 21, 2022

Water features like fountains, ponds, and waterfalls add dramatic beauty to any landscape.  If you’ve already begun to use natural stones for other parts of your hardscape design, you can use those same stones to create a fountain.  Flat stones normally used for retaining walls or patio stones can be stacked to make a beautiful… Read More

DIY Hardscaping Tips

DIY Hardscaping Tips for your Weekend Projects

July 21, 2022

Adding hardscape to your home’s landscaping is a great way to make your yard look fabulous, create an easier-to-maintain environment, and increase the functionality of the living space.  Depending on the size and scale of the project, you may want to hire a professional contractor to install it for you.  However, many projects are manageable… Read More

Landscaping on a budget

Tips for Landscaping on a Budget

July 11, 2022

Whether you’re reeling from inflation or just on a limited income, you may feel beautiful landscaping is out of reach for your pocketbook this year.  However, that’s not the case.  There are many ways you can create attractive landscaping on a budget, with a few helpful tips.  Our team at Hilton Landscaping can help you… Read More

Build a rock garden

Should I Build a Rock Garden in my Yard?

June 26, 2022

The average Southern Oregon summer brings drought after drought, and you may find it harder to keep up with your garden during the heat. We recently published an article about protecting your garden in the summer. Still, maybe you’ve been contemplating the idea of investing in something a bit less time-consuming but equally visually appealing.… Read More

Five Tips to Protect Your Garden From the Summer Heat.

Five Tips to Protect Your Garden From the Summer Heat.

June 9, 2022

Every summer here in Southern Oregon is expected to be hot, dry, and along with that, no expectation for rain for a few months straight. Keeping up with your garden in the heat is certainly no easy task, but here are some tips and tricks to help make your gardening this summer a much-needed breeze. … Read More