Friday, October 12, 2018

Landscaping Tips for Before a Storm

If you have lived here at the Lake of the Ozarks for very long, then you are familiar with our weather and how we have seen our fair share of storms. There's nothing worse than having a large tree fall on your home and having to deal with the damages. The best landscaping company at the Lake of the Ozarks is here to give you a few landscaping tips you can implement before a storm so you are better prepared. For help with your landscaping changes, call Paradise Landscaping today at 573-964-6515.


Landscaping Tips for Before a Storm


Secure your trees.
Smaller, young trees are more easily knocked over by strong winds. Even though your trees may already be staked to the ground, pound the stakes even more into the ground to further secure your tree to the ground.

Trim your branches near the power lines.
One of the main issues that can happen during a storm is losing powers. One of the causes of that can be branches falling down and destroying power lines. To try and prevent this from happening, have your branches trimmed ahead of time so they are too short to fall on to your power lines.

Be sure your fountains and other water features are unplugged. 
Forgetting to unplug your fountains or any other water features can result in them getting fried by lightning. Long before the storm hits, secure all electrical chords and unplug any and all water features.

Keep your gutters free of debris.
Your gutters being clogged during a heavy rainstorm can amount to even more problems. Get your gutters cleaned before the storm or hire a professional landscaping company in Camden County to do it for you.



Stay up to date on the weather. 
Check the forecast and know what is expected with the weather. You may consider installing a weather application on your phone. Typically you will get notifications as to when bad weather is expected to come. There are several options to choose from, such as KY3 or KSPR Weather for example. You can list your location, so the application knows where to target your weather forecasting.

Keep Your Landscaping Healthy with Paradise Landscaping


You never know when it may storm, especially here at the Lake of the Ozarks! Our landscaping company at the Lake of the Ozarks is here to help your landscape be prepared. Paradise Landscaping is here for you! To get your landscape storm ready, give us a call today for your free quote. We can come out and look at your landscape and make our professional recommendations. Visit our website at www.DesignYourParadise.com or call 573-964-6515 for more information.

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

3 Reasons Why Leaves Should Be Removed From Your Lawn

Fall is here and you know that means - the leaves will be falling before you know it. While the leaves change color in the fall and it can be really pretty to look at for a while, eventually, those leaves will drop to your lawn. A bed of leaves on your lawn can actually cause some damage. Paradise Landscaping is here to give you a few reasons why leaves should be removed from your lawn. For leaf removal at the Lake of the Ozarks, you can count on, call the best landscaping company in Lake Ozark at 573-964-6515 today.


3 Reasons Why Leaves Should Be Removed From Your Lawn


Curb Appeal
Don't let your house be the eyesore on the block. Who wants to look at a bunch of dirty leaves all over your front lawn while they are walking their dog or out driving by? You have a couple of options. You can either spend a few hours raking the leaves and bagging them up OR you can call professional leaf removal company at the Lake of the Ozarks to do it for you. Either way, you should have your leaves removed.

Leaves Invite Pests
Avoid having little pests all over your lawn and get your leaves removed. Insects are attracted to piles of leaves where that they can relax and live in.

Lawn Health
Your lawn can have a hard time getting the nutrients it needs if it's covered by a massive layer of leaves.  Your lawn will need water and sunlight to survive, so allow it to have the nutrients it needs by making sure your leaves get removed.


Paradise Landscaping Provides Leaf Removal at the Lake of the Ozarks


In addition to helping you create your dream oasis at the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks, we also provide leaf removal throughout the Lake area. We can help you keep your lawn healthy year round. We also specialize in everything from retaining walls, water features, trees and shrubs, sod, among other features, and oversee the design and full maintenance. We don't want homeowners to have to worry or stress about their landscape, that's why we are here. We can take that worry off your plate. Whether you are having guests over for holiday parties and want to impress them with a pretty landscape or you just like to come home to clean landscape - Paradise Landscaping can help you.

"We strive to give our customers the highest quality and best service at the Lake, we take pride in taking care of our customer’s important investment so they can visit the lake without stress and just enjoy what the Ozarks has to offer." ~ Bill Mackay, Owner

Call the best landscaping company at the Lake of the Ozarks for your quote today at 573-964-6515.


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Monday, September 24, 2018

Low Maintenance Landscaping Options

The fall season is here! It's getting colder outside and low maintenance landscaping can be great because it is less work for you during these colder months. Also, you may have less time around these upcoming holiday months and now that school is back in session to take care of your landscape. Paradise Landscaping is here to give you a few low maintenance landscaping ideas. To have any of these ideas made a part of your landscape, give our landscaping company at the Lake of the Ozarks a call today at 573-964-6515.


Low Maintenance Landscaping Options


A large outdoor patio
Outdoor patios can be perfect for those fall holiday parties and get-togethers. Also, they have the added perk of covering a good chunk of your land, creating less yard work for you. Paradise Landscaping specializes in hardscaping and can design an intricate patio for you. We will work with you to make sure we design the patio you are needing.

Mulch beds
Mulch is great for low maintenance landscaping because you don't have to water it or mow it. Mulch also fertilizes your plants and can add a nice aroma to your backyard.

Potted mums
Who doesn't love a pretty mum during the fall season? Potted plants, in general, can be very easy to take care and are portable. Simply water them about 3 times a week. Plus, you can move them out of the way if you are throwing an outdoor Halloween party or just having a ton of people over. Mums also can bring some needed color to your space.

Plant lavender throughout your landscape.
Lavender only needs to be watered once or twice a week and it can come back year after year. Talk about the gift that keeps on giving! Also, lavender can bring a nice aroma to your backyard.

Use artificial grass in your landscape.
Artificial grass doesn't require watering or mowing which can make it a great low maintenance addition to your landscape.



Make Your Dream Landscape a Reality with Paradise Landscaping


Paradise stands by the motto, “Maintaining your Paradise is our Business.” We help you create your dream oasis at the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks. We specialize in everything from retaining walls, water features, trees and shrubs, sod, among other features, and oversee the design and full maintenance. Let us create the perfect vacation getaway in your own backyard! "We strive to give our customers the highest quality and best service at the Lake, we take pride in taking care of our customer’s important investment so they can visit the lake without stress and just enjoy what the Ozarks has to offer," said Bill Mackay, Owner. Whether you own a vacation home here at the Lake or live here full time and just need some landscaping work done, our landscaping company in Lake Ozark can help you. Call us at 573-964-6515 with any landscaping questions you may have. For more information, you can also visit our website at www.DesignYourParadise.com.



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Friday, September 21, 2018

Lawn Irrigation FAQs

With everything in your busy life, it can be very easy to forget to water the lawn. From dropping off the kids at school, working, grocery shopping, and anything else that may be in your normal daily routine, the time can fill up pretty quickly. Keep your lawn healthy by getting an irrigation system at the Lake of the Ozarks. Paradise Landscaping can take care of that for you. Call us at 573-964-6515 for your quote today! Keep reading for the answers to a few frequently asked questions regarding lawn irrigation.


Lawn Irrigation FAQs


Q: How often should my lawn be watered?

A: It depends on the type of soil you have, but typically your lawn will need to be watered at least 2 to 3 times per week. This can also vary depending on the weather and how often it rains.

Q: Will my water bill raise by a lot if I have an irrigation system installed?

A: Typically, having an irrigation system installed can actually save you money because your grass is being watered more efficiently than before. However, everyone is different and has different habits so this answer can depend on your specific situation.

Q: Will an irrigation system save me time?

A: Yes, an irrigation system can certainly save you time because some systems allow you to set your watering schedule up on a timer. At this point, all you have to do is sit back and allow your grass to be watered for you, which can free up your time for other things. Having an irrigation system installed can be way less labor intensive as well.



Q: Will the type of soil I have in my yard affect how often my lawn needs to be watered?

A: The type of soil you have in your hard can affect how often your lawn needs to be watered. For example, if your lawn contains sandy soil, it may need to be watered more than a lawn that only contains silty clay soil. If you are confused on how often your lawn should be watered, it can be best to check with your landscaping professional first, before doing anything. You don't water to over water or under water your lawn. Doing so can damage your lawn and cause you to have to spend even more money having it fixed.

Keep Your Lawn Healthy with Paradise Landscaping


The best landscape company at the Lake of the Ozarks can help you choose which irrigation system could work best for your needs and then once you make your decision, we can install it for you. This wonderful service is just a call away. Call Paradise Landscaping at 573-964-6515 today and we will take care of the rest. For more information, visit our website at www.DesignYourParadise.com.


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Friday, September 14, 2018

Relax With THESE Water Features in Your Backyard

You should feel at complete ease in the comfort of your own backyard. Whether it is your vacation home or full time home, make yourself feel like your in paradise. The best landscaping company at the Lake of the Ozarks is here to give you a few ideas for making more of a relaxing backyard. Check out these awesome water feature ideas. If you'd like to have a water feature installed in your backyard by a professional, call Paradise Landscaping today at 573-964-6515.


Relax With THESE Water Features in Your Backyard


The Flowing Waterfall

What calms the soul more than the sound of flowing water on a nice afternoon?  Can't you just picture it now, you could be having parties in your backyard next year and gathering around your own private waterfall. This could even increase the value of your home if you are looking to sell eventually.

The Calming Pond

Ponds can not only attract beautiful wildlife for you and your family to enjoy watching but also can just be a nice sight to look at in your backyard. You can also enhance the beauty by adding some outdoor lighting around it to complement the feature.

The Uplifting Fountain

Lift your spirits with an amazing fountain strategically placed in your backyard. We can install the hardscaping around the feature to really draw you and you your guests eyes to the piece.

The Peaceful Creek

You can have a custom creek installed in your backyard to attract wildlife as well. This can enhance the look of your landscape and create a peaceful feel throughout your backyard.


Complement Your Water Feature with Quality Outdoor Lighting at the Lake of the Ozarks


We are a Preferred Vendor of Kichler LED Lighting. From the latest intelligent LED options to traditional incandescent choices, Paradise offers Kichler's complete landscape collection and it delivers exactly what you need.

We offer the Design Pro LED series of fixtures for virtually every outdoor application, including:

  • Decorative path and spread
  • Low profile hardscape
  • Water feature
  • Deck & patio
  • Accent lighting
  • Kichler offers a 15 years or 40,000 hours warranty, whichever comes first!

Paradise Landscaping is Here to Help You Enhance Your Landscape!


We know it can take time to install a water feature, along with the hardscaping and lighting that can go a long with it, so you can have everything installed now and you can be in great shape for next year. We help you create your dream oasis at the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks, no matter if you live here seasonally or full time. We specialize in everything from:

  • retaining walls 
  • water features
  • trees and shrubs
  • sod

...among other features, and oversee the design and full landscape maintenance. Want us to create the landscape masterpiece you have been dreaming about? Just call 573-964-6515 for your quote today.


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Friday, September 7, 2018

Bring Fall to Your Landscape

Fall will be here before you know it and people are getting fall fever already! This season can be so calming, from the pumpkin spice treats to the beautiful fall colors - what's not to love? Bring some of this fall beauty to your landscape this year with help from the best landscaping company at the Lake of the Ozarks. Paradise Landscaping is here to list a few changes you can have made to your landscape to inspire that festival fall feel. Call 573-964-6515 to make incredible changes to your landscape this season.


Fall Themed Changes You Can Make to Your Landscape


Plant Mums
What says FALL more than some festive mums planted in your yard? While most plants may stop growing at the end of summer, mums are ready to keep growing! This makes them a perfect plant to start in fall. Also, they come in many colors, which allows you to pick your favorite fall colors, perhaps different shades of orange?

Start a Fall Vegetable Garden
There are several cool season vegetables that are great to start a garden with in the fall, including but not limited to:

  • Carrots
  • Kale
  • Lettuce
  • Rutabaga
  • Swiss chard
  • Brussel sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Kohlrabi
  • Radishes
  • Spinach
We can help by handling your hardscaping and structuring of where you want your new vegetable garden to be. This is something you will probably have for a long time, so why not have a professional who has been doing this sort of thing for years lay out a design for the structure of your garden, then build it for you.




Plant Fall Colored Trees
One of the best things about fall is all the changing colors of the leaves. The yellows, browns, and oranges all blended together can make for a very pretty sight. Why not have this in your own personal landscape? Have some fall-color trees planted. A professional landscaping company in Lake Ozark can help you decide what types of trees can work best. Here are a few examples:

  • Gingko
  • Redbud
  • Japanese maple
  • Chinese pistache
Consult with your landscaping company first to make sure you have the space for a growing tree in your yard. Also, ask about ongoing maintenance of the tree. Make sure you choose something that is realistic for you to be able to take care of or to hire someone to take care of.



Keep your beautiful fall landscape lush with an irrigation system. Proper irrigation is needed to assist in the growing and maintenance of landscapes during periods of inadequate rainfall and Paradise Landscaping can install a system for you... Paradise Landscape, Irrigation, and Pool Maintenance is well known as the best landscape design company at Lake of the Ozarks, call 573-964-6515 for your free quote today!


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Friday, August 31, 2018

Leave the Lawn Work to Paradise Landscaping This Fall!

Labor Day weekend is this weekend and we would like to wish everyone a very happy, but safe weekend. With Labor Day on Monday, fall is coming shortly behind the major holiday. While all you second home owners are in town for the Labor Day festivities, now is the time to be thinking about scheduling your off season landscaping work. Don't let your landscaping fall through the cracks this fall season and call the best landscaping company at the Lake of the Ozarks at 573-964-6515 today. We can assist with leaf removal and irrigation systems during the upcoming colder seasons. Keep reading for a complete schedule of the Labor Day fireworks displays at the Lake of the Ozarks this weekend.


Labor Day Weekend Fireworks Displays


Source: https://www.funlake.com/labor-day-weekend-fireworks-displays

Bear Bottom Resort Labor Day Fireworks
Date: Saturday, September 1
Time: 9:45 pm
Hwy 5 to 123 Bear Bottom Drive in Sunrise Beach
View fireworks by land at Bear Bottom Resort or by water at the 38 Mile Marker.
Parking is limited; Arrive early.
Call for details: 573-374-6905

Celebration Cruises Bagnell Dam Sunset & Fireworks Cruise
Date: Saturday, September 1
Time: Boarding 7:30 pm; Departure 8:00 pm; Return 10:00 pm
Celebration Bagnell Dam: Next to Bagnell Dam on Bagnell Dam Blvd. in Lake Ozark
Call for reservations and details: (573) 480-3212

Celebration Cruises Grand Glaize Fireworks Cruise
Date: Sunday, September 2
Time: Boarding 7:00 pm; Departure 7:30 pm; Return 10:00 pm
Celebration Grand Glaize: Jeffries Rd to 5076 Davis Drive in Osage Beach
View the Lodge of Four Seasons fireworks display from the water at the 13 Mile Marker, aboard the Celebration Grand Glaize.
Call for reservations and details: (573) 480-3212

Inn at Grand Glaize Labor Day Fireworks
Date: Sunday, September 2
Time: 9:00 pm
5142 Osage Beach Parkway in Osage Beach
Enjoy swimming, a drink and fireworks at our lakeside pool or on the balcony overlooking the water. View by land at the Inn at Grand Glaize or by water at the 1 Mile Marker of the Glaize Arm.
Call for details: 573-348-4731



Tan-Tar-A Resort Labor Day Weekend
Date: Friday, August 31 – Sunday, September 2
Hwy KK to 494 Tan Tar A Drive in Osage Beach
See website for a full schedule of family fun activities happening all weekend long.
Fireworks at dusk Sunday, September 2. Viewing by land on the Tan-Tar-A property reserved for resort guests only.
View fireworks by water at the 26 Mile Marker
Call for details: 573-348-3131

Tropic Island Cruises Fireworks Cruise
Date: Sunday, September 2
Time: Boarding 7:00 pm; Departure 7:30 pm
494 Tan Tar A Drive in Osage Beach
View the Tan-Tar-A Resort fireworks display from the water at the 26 Mile Marker, aboard the Tropic Island Cruises yacht.
Call for reservations and details: 573-348-0083

The Lodge of Four Seasons Family Labor Day Festival
Date: Sunday, September 2
Time: 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
315 Four Seasons Drive in Lake Ozark
See website for full schedule of family fun activities.
View fireworks by water at the 13 Mile Marker
Call for details: 573-365-8795

Leave the Lawn Work to Paradise Landscaping This Fall!


Keep your landscape lush with an irrigation system this fall. Our experienced landscaping company in Lake Ozark can assist you. While you are away during these colder seasons your lawn is still here and needs to be tended to. Proper irrigation is needed to assist in the growing and maintenance of landscapes during periods of inadequate rainfall. To have this service at your second home at the Lake of the Ozarks, give us a call today at 573-964-6515.


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