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January 25, 2020
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Landscape Design and Installation in Philadelphia

Six Signs You Need an Outdoor Kitchen

An outdoor kitchen is a hardscape installation that can revolutionize your home and your cooking experience. Are you wondering, “Do I need an outdoor kitchen?” The experts at Aardweg Landscaping know a thing or two about these hardscape designs and installations. Here are the six signs that an outdoor kitchen is right for you!

1. You are Looking For an Easy Way to Make Healthier Foods

In addition to upgrading your outdoor space, an outdoor kitchen gives you an easy way to enhance healthy food preparation. Opposed to a frying pan, grilling outdoors allows more of the fat drip off of your favorite foods. It also gives you a new way to enjoy already-healthy foods like vegetables by adding a flavorful layer of smokiness. 

Philadelphia outdoor kitchen, completed by Aardweg Landscaping

2. You Want To Improve Cooking Experience

Cooking indoors can be cramped and hot, especially during the summer months. Let the steam roll away when you cook outdoors. Additionally, some foods carry strong smells, which can get trapped indoors when you cook. These odors can linger for days, altering the environment in your home and attracting critters from outside. An outdoor kitchen is ideal for the exploratory cook who wants the best of both worlds. This investment improves your cooking experience while leaving your home unaffected.

3. You Want to Increase the Retail Value of Your Home

When you invest in an outdoor kitchen, you get to enjoy this beautiful and practical space for as long as you live in your home. However, this investment continues to benefit you even as you move away. An outdoor kitchen will attract homebuyers and increase the retail value of your home. This means that you are likely to receive a return on your outdoor kitchen investment.

4. You Consider Yourself a Grilling Expert

A master on the grill deserves a masterful kitchen. Instead of transitioning between inside and outside while grilling, you can have everything you need conveniently organized in your outdoor kitchen. This will make your job at the grill easier and more enjoyable. If you are looking for the perfect gift for the grilling aficionado in your life, an outdoor kitchen is an ideal place to start.

5. You Like To Spend As Much Time as Possible Outdoors

Outdoor seating space

If the only thing you love more than preparing food is the great outdoors, then you can combine these two favorites with an outdoor kitchen. Outdoor kitchens are perfect for chefs who would stay outdoors all day if they could. Take in the view of your stunning landscape while doing one of the things you love most: cooking on the grill.

6. You are the Go-To Party Host

If your home is the popular spot for family and friends to gather, an outdoor kitchen can provide the perfect space to facilitate your dinner parties and other events. For homes with a beautiful landscape design that is still missing something a little more conventional, an outdoor kitchen might be just what you need. An outdoor kitchen allows you to prepare food while remaining in the center of the excitement. 

Outdoor Kitchen in Philadelphia

Aardweg Landscaping | Outdoor Kitchen Design and Installation

When you are ready to get started on your outdoor kitchen, give the experts at Aardweg landscaping a call. Our professional landscapers have more than 35 years of experience installing outdoor kitchens and other landscaping marvels in areas along the Main Line, Suburban Philadelphia, the Tri-State Area, and beyond. Give Aardweg Landscaping a call or contact us here online to schedule your consultation.


Best of Houzz award

“Best Of Houzz” award for Customer Satisfaction
The professionals at Aardweg Landscaping are honored to announce that for four years straight — 2014 to 2017 — Aardweg Landscaping of Newtown Square, Pennsylvania has been selected for the “Best of Houzz” award for Customer Satisfaction from the professionals at Houzz. Aardweg Landscaping also received the elite “Recommended” badge for top-rated experts in the Houzz network.

Steve Aardweg of Aardweg Landscaping
Using a wide-spread knowledge of natural Pennsylvania plants, Steve Aardweg of Aardweg Landscaping creates landscape designs and installations that are native to southeastern Pennsylvania areas. For more information, call 610.355.0703, or send our professionals an email using our website contact form.

January 15, 2020
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Southeastern Pennsylvania Gardens

Internationally-Inspired Landscaping

Landscape patterns often capture the culture, history, and ambiance of any given place. This makes landscaping the perfect canvas for people who are missing a place they love. With the right help, you can recreate the look and feel of your favorite spots on earth. Whether you would like to be spending your days in a European courtyard or a Japanese garden, these landscaping compositions can take you around the world when you step into your backyard. Here are some internationally-inspired compositions to consider during your next visit with a landscaping professional.

English Garden

Travel to the heart of the UK with a traditional English garden. English gardens are usually marked by stunning perennials and inviting greenery. These flowers create a fragrant garden for you and your guests to enjoy. You can trim your long-stemmed blooms each year and light up the inside of your home with your favorite flowers. 

a walkway lined with flowers and plants

Landscaping Tropical Escape

Whether you dream of being in the Maldives of the Indian Ocean or on a secluded beach in Mexico, a tropical landscaping installation can take you there. A local landscaping expert can identify and install tropical plants that will survive the fluctuating and sometimes harsh conditions of Philadelphia. Rest assured that your dream tropical escape is feasible with the right professional help. 

Tropical landscaping installation in suburban Philadelphia

Japanese Garden in Philadelphia

With the tranquility of a Japanese garden, you will bring the ancient art of peace to your backyard. These gardens are often defined by their sense of balance and zen. The exact composition of your Japanese garden will depend on the arrangement that makes you feel happy and calm. You might even consider a water feature such as a koi pond to complete the traditional feel of this installation.  

European Courtyard

A European courtyard landscaping installation will most certainly transport you to your favorite spot on the continent. Imagine yourself sipping tea and enjoying the company of your loved ones while surrounded by the beauty of nature. This complex landscape design requires both hardscape and flora knowledge, but it is well worth it for results like these. European courtyards are popular across the continent, so you can imagine yourself in Italy, England, or wherever your happiest place may be.

English Courtyard - Philadelphia

Custom Worldly Space

Perhaps the best part about working with an expert landscape designer is the fact that they can create a space inspired by wherever you are longing to be. This can help you tailor your landscaping preferences to your dream space while also allowing you to stand out with a unique arrangement created just for you. 

Expert Landscape Design and Installation

Aardweg LandscapingWhen you are ready for your international landscaping transformation, contact the experts at Aardweg Landscaping. We proudly serve the landscaping needs of homes in suburban Philadelphia, southeastern Pennsylvania, the Main Line, and the Tri-State area. Give us a call today to schedule your consultation, and have your worldly landscaping design finished in time for summer.


Best of Houzz award

“Best Of Houzz” award for Customer Satisfaction
We are honored to announce that for four years straight — 2014 to 2017 — Aardweg Landscaping of Newtown Square, Pennsylvania has been selected for the “Best of Houzz” award for Customer Satisfaction from the professionals at Houzz. Aardweg Landscaping also received the exclusive “Recommended” badge for top-rated experts in the Houzz network.

Steve Aardweg of Aardweg Landscaping
Using extensive knowledge of natural Pennsylvania plants, Steve Aardweg of Aardweg Landscaping creates landscape designs and installations that are native to southeastern Pennsylvania areas. For more insight call 610.355.0703, or send our specialists an email using our website contact form.

January 6, 2020
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Landscaping Experts, Philadelphia

4 Landscaping Treatments to Consider in the New Year

2020 brings a new year and decade of opportunity for your outdoor space. For many people, the new year is all about a fresh start and new beginnings. This opportunity for renewal extends to your landscape as well. With these four landscaping treatments, you can breathe new life into your garden, yard, and outdoor space. 

a mixed border of flora

Irrigation Systems

Keep your plants alive with the convenient assurance and support of a built-in irrigation system. While an irrigation system might sound like an advanced installation designed for only the most prominent gardeners, it is actually a common and accessible way to keep your landscape vibrant. This consistent source of water for your plants can help keep them thriving year-round. With the proper care and maintenance, you can ensure that your outdoor space always has the water it needs. 

A wide variety of colorful flora

Garden Renewal and Seasonal Planting

Some plants are more difficult to take care of than others. Did your flora look healthy last bloom or like it was on the verge of survival? If you have not given your plants the consistent care they need, they may not come back to life this spring. Thankfully, a garden renewal is designed to bring it back to life! If you find that you are in need of a garden renewal or seasonal plants, consider making this a 2020 priority. 

a walkway lined with flowers and plants

Soil Amendment

Set your plants up for success in 2020 with proper soil care. While it is often considered common knowledge that plants need the right amount of water and sunlight to grow, the same is true for soil nutrients. Not providing enough soil nutrients can leave your plants weak and yellowing. On the flip side, providing your plants with too much of these nutrients can impact your water supply as these extra materials are absorbed by groundwater or runoff into local streams. By allowing a local professional to amend your dried and depleted soil with the right amounts of fresh, nutrient-rich soil, you can help your plants support new growth and life. 

a clean pathway lined with bushes

Trimming, Pruning, and Cleaning

While trimming, pruning, and cleaning may sound like purely aesthetic maintenance routines, they also play a major role in keeping your plants healthy. These services provide your plants with a strong foundation to grow in the right directions. Keep your plants healthy and attractive this year with these services.

Local Landscaping Experts

Each of these maintenance services can be provided by a local landscaping professional. Are you thinking of making a landscaping change this year? The professionals at Aardweg Landscaping have the skills, knowledge, and experience to breathe a new life into your outdoor space. We proudly serve residents in Southeastern Pennsylvania, Suburban Philadelphia, along the Main Line, and beyond! Contact our experts to get started today.


Best of Houzz award

“Best Of Houzz” award for Customer Satisfaction
We are proud to announce that for four years straight — 2014 to 2017 — Aardweg Landscaping of Newtown Square, Pennsylvania  has been selected for the “Best of Houzz” award for Customer Satisfaction from the professionals at Houzz. Aardweg Landscaping also received the exclusive “Recommended” badge for top-rated experts in the Houzz network.

Steve Aardweg of Aardweg Landscaping
Mastering an extensive knowledge of native Pennsylvania plants, Steve Aardweg of Aardweg Landscaping creates landscape designs and installations that are native to southeastern Pennsylvania areas. For more insight call 610.355.0703, or send our professionals an email using our website contact form.

December 27, 2019
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Landscape Maintenance, Southeastern, PA

5 New Year’s Resolutions for your Outdoor Space

Japanese Garden in Narbeth, PA

As you prepare to start over with a new year and a new decade, now is the perfect time to prepare New Year’s resolutions for this beginning. Have you considered extending these improvement initiatives to your outdoor space? Making landscaping a priority can help you create a garden, yard, or outdoor room that you will enjoy. Here are five landscaping New Year’s resolutions that can inspire your plans. 

Try Something New

While we encourage ourselves to try new things each year, many people don’t realize that this mindset can be extended to your home; in fact, your home’s landscaping is the perfect place to start this initiative. By revolutionizing your landscape, you can have a constant visual reminder of positive change. You may even feel yourself come to life as you are surrounded by new and vibrant plant life. This change of scenery might be just what you need to inspire your new year. 

Redesigned front yard and walkway in PA

Stand Out This Year

Tired of your home blending into the background? Stand out this year with polished, head-turning landscaping arrangements. A new paved walkway, bright floral arrangements, or subtle greenery can all do the trick. You can work with a landscape designer until you arrive at a garden, yard, or outdoor space that you feel proud of. Make 2020 the year that your house stands out on the block for all of the best reasons.

Give Your Plants Proper Care

New Year’s resolutions are notorious for creating patterns of a strong start to the year followed by gradual decline in self care over time, this same trend is popular among the way we care for our plants. Commit to consistently providing your garden and yard with the care it needs this year. Landscape maintenance agreements are the perfect place to start. Let an expert give your plants the care that they need to thrive year-round. This prevents the gradual decline in care for your outdoor space and leaves you with one less thing to worry about.

Bright and colorful perennial landscape arrangement

Fulfill the Potential of your Space

Your space has endless potential for beautiful landscaping—make this the year that your home and your plants fulfills this potential. Whether it be the perfect space for diverse flora, elegant hardscapes, or a paved outdoor room, you can see a complete landscape transformation this year. By taking the time to ensure that your space meets its potential, you can increase the property value of your home and create an outdoor setting that you can enjoy.

Achieve the Yard of Your Dreams

Is there a landscaping feat that you have been dreaming of achieving? Whether it is a stunning water feature, a beautiful perennial arrangement, a sturdy hardscape, or any other landscaping feature, now is the time to start working towards this dream. You can leave 2020 feeling satisfied and accomplished, and have these feelings visually reflected in the space you have created.

Landscaped outdoor seating area surrounded by plants

Philadelphia Landscaping Help

The experts at Aardweg Landscaping are here to help you meet all of your yard’s New Year’s resolutions. With more than 35 years of professional experience serving the Main Line, Suburban Philadelphia, Southeastern Pennsylvania, the Tri-State area, and beyond, you can finally make your outdoor space the landscape of your dreams. Contact Aardweg Landscaping to get started today!


Best of Houzz award

“Best Of Houzz” award for Customer Satisfaction
For four years straight — 2014 to 2017 — Aardweg Landscaping of Newtown Square, Pennsylvania  has been awarded the “Best of Houzz” award for Customer Satisfaction from the professionals at Houzz. Aardweg Landscaping also received the exclusive “Recommended” badge for top-rated experts in the Houzz network.

Steve Aardweg of Aardweg Landscaping
Possessing an extensive knowledge of native Pennsylvania plants, Steve Aardweg of Aardweg Landscaping creates landscape designs and installations that are native to southeastern Pennsylvania areas. For more insight call 610.355.0703, or send our specialists an email using our website contact form.

December 17, 2019
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Philadelphia Landscape Design and Installation

Landscaping Tour of Philadelphia

Now is the best time to tour Christmas lights on display across the state. While these bright lights are undoubtedly beautiful, it brings up the question of why we do not appreciate the beauty of our state year-round. For those who love spring and miss the warmer weather, here is a landscaping alternative to holiday light tours. Check out these landscaping marvels across the Main Line, PA and beyond. 

Wayne, PA

Landscaped garden arrangement in Wayne, PA

The summers in Wayne, PA are filled with plenty of sun and time with those you love. The perfect landscaping arrangement can help you enjoy the summer season in peace. Masterfully crafted to suit your ideal day off, landscape borders like these in Wayne will capture your visions of summertime peace. 

Landscaped Pond in Bala-Cynwyd

Landscaped to perfection, these beautiful and nature-filled water features are the perfect way to bring an outdoor space to life. For a true backyard marvel, check out this landscaped pond in Bala-Cynwyd. Evenly balanced between highly aesthetic and easy to maintain, this landscaping feature offers a complete oasis in your Philadelphia garden. 

Man-made pond in Bala-Cynwyd

Suburban Philadelphia 

Suburban Philadelphia is known for its sophisticated landscaping compositions. These formal gardens capture the stunning nature of the area in a unique manner. Known for their geometric shapes, formal gardens offer an outlet for endless creativity within a neat, clean aesthetic. Best of all, these formal gardens often feature evergreen shrubs, so you can enjoy a stunning garden year-round. 

Formal Garden in Suburban Philadelphia

Hardscape in Merion Station

While you may have thought of the landscaping field as dealing only with plants, you can also find incredible hardscapes and outdoor rooms designed and installed by your favorite landscaping experts. What better way to enjoy the changing seasons in the Tri-State area than from the center of your outdoor kitchen. Underneath a pergola, you can relax and watch the leaves change colors. This landscaping feature offers the gathering space of your dreams as you prepare food outdoors while your children play in the yard. 

Merion Station outdoor room

Gladwyn, PA 

The flowers that grow in native to Philadelphia can be seen with these Gladwyn gardens. The plant diversity present within these and other Pennsylvania gardens is beyond what most can imagine. Flowers of every height and color can be beautifully arranged to complete your outdoor space. Taller flora has the added benefit of adding privacy to your home. These Gladwyn garden pictures speak for themselves. 

Beautiful garden in Gladwyn, PA

Local Landscaping Expert

The professionals at Aardweg Landscaping are here to help you achieve your ideal landscaping arrangement. With more than 35 years in the industry, we have the skills, expertise, tools, and knowledge needed to create a landscaping marvel that will turn more heads than the Christmas lights. Contact our Philadelphia landscaping experts to get started today!


Best of Houzz award

“Best Of Houzz” award for Customer Satisfaction
For four years straight — 2014 to 2017 — Aardweg Landscaping of Newtown Square, Pennsylvania  has been awarded the “Best of Houzz” award for Customer Satisfaction from the professionals at Houzz. Aardweg Landscaping also received the exclusive “Recommended” badge for top-rated experts in the Houzz network.

Steve Aardweg of Aardweg Landscaping
Possessing an extensive knowledge of native Pennsylvania plants, Steve Aardweg of Aardweg Landscaping creates landscape designs and installations that are native to southeastern Pennsylvania areas. For more insight call 610.355.0703, or send our specialists an email using our website contact form.

December 8, 2019
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Landscaping Help for the Tri-State Area

Landscaped Waterfalls: A Professional’s Guide

While some people may travel the world to get a glimpse at striking waterfalls, it is achievable to have such a marvel in your own backyard. This is made possible thanks to expert landscaping skills in water features. Here is a landscaping guide to backyard waterfalls, brought to you by a Main Line landscaping professional. 

How do Landscaped Waterfalls Work?

If you are considering a landscaped waterfall, you might be wondering where the constantly-flowing water is sourced from. Closed-loop, recirculating designs allow the same water to continually flow through your feature. This means that you can have tranquil running water in your garden or yard without paying the price in your monthly water bill. When using the latest technology, landscaped waterfall designs are seamless and environmentally-friendly. 

Waterfall Maintenance

It is easy to write off the possibility of having your own waterfall under the assumption that they are too difficult to care for. However, biological or mechanical filtration can be used to keep the maintenance of your waterfall as minimal as possible. While regular upkeep is still required to prevent, detect, and repair any issues to your water feature, all necessary maintenance can be completed under a landscaped maintenance agreement, so you never have to worry about the care your waterfall needs. 

Benefits of Landscaped Waterfalls

These landscaping water features come with a wide range of benefits for you. Here is what you can gain from this style of landscaping investment:

  • Space of Gathering: A waterfall provides the opportunity for a social space of gathering. You can create a seating area with the waterfall as the focal point, giving you a peaceful place to connect with friends and family.
  • Ambient Noises: The sound created by moving water is perhaps most prevalent with landscaped waterfalls. Enjoy the natural sound of running water from the comfort of your own backyard.
  • Increased Home Value: As with any landscaping investment, landscaped waterfalls can increase your home’s retail value. This helps offset the costs associated with landscaping service.
  • Personal Retreat: The relaxing nature of waterfalls can provide you with your own personal paradise. This may help lower your stress levels, clear your mind,  and improve your overall wellbeing. 

Your waterfall can run into a koi pond, inground spa, or fountain, making it a diverse water feature selection. To achieve the waterfall of your dreams, simply describe your vision to a local landscape designer. Landscape experts will work with you until they have the perfect design, which they can then use to install the ideal backyard waterfall. 

Landscaping Help Near Me

With all of the expertise that you need for your very own backyard waterfall, the professionals at Aardweg Landscaping are here for you! Proudly serving the Main Line, Suburban Philadelphia, the Tri-State area, and beyond for more than 35 years, we have the experience with waterfall design, maintenance, and installation that you can trust. Contact our Philadelphia landscaping specialists today to get started!


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“Best Of Houzz” award for Customer Satisfaction
For four years straight — 2014 to 2017 — Aardweg Landscaping of Newtown Square, Pennsylvania  has been awarded the “Best of Houzz” award for Customer Satisfaction from the specialists at Houzz. Aardweg Landscaping also received the exclusive “Recommended” badge for top-rated experts in the Houzz network.

Steve Aardweg of Aardweg Landscaping
Possessing an extensive knowledge of native Pennsylvania plants, Steve Aardweg of Aardweg Landscaping creates landscape designs and installations that are naturally suited to southeastern Pennsylvania areas. For more information call 610.355.0703, or send our experts an email using our website contact form.

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