Entries by Heinen Landscaping

The landscape design/build process

By Dave Heinen of Heinen Landscape & Irrigation Kansas City Gardener You want a new landscape design.  Where do you start?  You need a plan.  Where do you turn for help?  Lets take a closer look at the process. Many options exist:  1) hire independent professionals to help you with each phase of the design and […]

Sound lawn sprinkler strategies: protect your landscape investment

By Dave Heinen of Heinen Landscape & Irrigation Kansas City Gardener We had scheduled to write about the landscape design/build process this month. However, I decided based upon the amount of positive feedback we received after our April article on “Sprinkler Systems and Hiring a Professional Contractor” that subject warranted a follow up article. So, now […]

Water drainage, erosion and sediment solutions

By Dave Heinen of Heinen Landscape & Irrigation Kansas City Gardener April showers bring May flowers and, for some of us, the welcome rain may also bring a soggy yard, foundation problems, and an early death to our prized trees, shrubs and grass.   In our area, we generally expect water to dissipate within 48 hours.   That’s […]

Time for an Irrigation System

By Dave Heinen of Heinen Landscape & Irrigation Kansas City Gardener So you want to do more with your time this spring and summer than drag your hose around or worry about the amount of water (or lack of water) your precious plants, shrubs and trees will get? Or perhaps you already have a sprinkler system […]

Understand Your Site Plan for a Better Landscape Design

The site plan represents the overall design for a landscape and is the primary tool used by the landscape architect to lay out the space. Landscape architects, such as the ones at Heinen, are trained to create the design in plan view as one of the first phases in the design process. This article from […]

New Residential Customer Special!

20% Off of Lawn Maintenance Save 20% on your first month of lawn maintenance services. From lawn mowing, to leaf removal and yard maintenance, the lawn professionals at Heinen do it all. Contact us using for a complimentary estimate and mention this promotion to receive 20% off your first month lawn maintenance services. Promo Code: […]

Fall Lawn Care Tips

As days shorten and temperatures descend, it becomes time to implement fall lawn maintenance to prepare your home for the upcoming winter, when your lawn goes dormant. Fall Lawn Care Tips Fertilizing is essential during the fall months. Fertilization of your lawn can provide an additional nutrient boost to be stored and used during the […]