Peterson Companies News & Blog

Prevent Winter Salt Damage to Plants

January 31, 2019

What is better to use on icy sidewalks?    Sand or salt? The answer is both. Sand and salt serve two separate functions. Sand creates traction on the ground while salt raises the melting point of the ice. Both of these options are fairly inexpensive and abundantly available. However, sand and...

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Shoreline & Backyard Renovation - Project Summary

August 21, 2018

This design goal for this residential landscape project was to create a usable space while lowering the maintenance level of the yard. A large portion of the backyard was a steep slope making it virtually unusable as well as difficult to mow. There were old wooden steps leading to a dilapidated...

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