Low Maintenance Landscaping

How to Create a Low Maintenance Landscape

Low Maintenance Landscaping: The question of how to create a low maintenance landscaping comes up frequently. It makes sense because most of us are busy! We have jobs, children, significant others, hobbies, and other interests that all strive for a little bit of our precious time. Time is one thing that is finite no matter who you are or how much …

Landscape beds

Landscape Beds

Landscape beds: When it comes to installing a new landscape one of the questions that has to be addressed is mulch. What do you want to put in your landscape beds as the dominate ground cover? There are three primary options. Bark mulch, Stone mulch, or nothing at all, just soil. I’ll weigh some pros and cons below. Further research …

bagging grass

Bagging vs Mulching?

Bagging grass: Mulching or bagging grass clippings? The mulching or bagging grass clippings debate has been around for as long as we have been manicuring our lawns. If you’re looking for a quick answer and don’t want to read the rest of this blog. The answer is MULCH them, but….. there are a few exceptions. The main benefits to mulching …

Landscape patios

Landscape Patios

Landscape Patios: Nothing creates that outdoor living space like the backyard patio does. Landscape Patios are a focal point of summer activities. Everything from BBQ parties to watching sunsets is enjoyed on patios. You don’t really give them much thought on day to day basis, but they are a key piece to a functioning landscape. Patios can be made out …

Landscape walls

Retaining Walls

Landscape Walls: Retaining landscape walls may sometimes seem like just a form of “infrastructure” in a Bozeman landscape. Something that may be necessary because of a slope, or other grade issue, but I think walls can offer great focal points and contrast. The walls themselves can be made out of many materials like moss boulders, dry stacked field stone, decorative …

Spring time

Spring is Coming!

Spring Time: With spring time fast approaching in Bozeman, now is the time start thinking about lawn and landscape care. NPK is excited for another great season a head. We have made a few changes this winter and hope you enjoy them. First, we have created a new web page.  We feel our new page reflects our company much better. …