Pike Nurseries is the go-to for a greener and healthier landscape.

The grass is greener with landscape services offered at the local garden center

By Pike Nurseries June 18, 2020

Planted at home? Pike Nurseries encourages homeowners to dedicate some time to their lawns and landscapes. The experts at Pike Nurseries take the guesswork out of gardening with services to unlock dream-garden potential and prep backyards, patios and gardens for relaxation and recreation. No project is too big or too small for Pike Nurseries’ employee-owners who can help with everything from simple plant identification to complete, custom landscape designs and installation. 

A well-kept lawn isn’t just about aesthetics; there are a number of homeowner benefits to landscaping:

Increase Property Value
First impressions matter when it comes to a home! Landscape design not only boosts curb appeal but can also add up to 20% to a home’s value – good news for homes on the market. Strategic landscape design can also discourage residential crime. Homeowners can deter would-be burglars by trimming overgrown shrubs and using well-placed outdoor lighting, as well as growing thorny or prickly plants and using gravel as mulch under windows.

Lower Energy Costs
A well-designed landscape can help control temperature extremes. Grass lawns are cooler than asphalt and cement, while trees provide shade during the hottest times of the day. These cooling effects lower the overall temperature of urban areas and can lower utility bills. Trees can also block cold winds to help decrease heating costs in winter. Conservation tactics such as Waterwise plants and the proper grouping of plants based on water needs can minimize consumption.

Improve the Environment

Grass, trees, shrubs and flowers reduce air pollution by removing carbon dioxide from the air and producing oxygen. Healthy lawns can reduce potential flooding and act as runoff buffers, absorbing and reducing the flow of pollutants and sediment that might filter into nearby bodies of water. Landscape design can also incorporate plants that benefit local wildlife by providing food and shelter sources for bees, birds, butterflies and more.

Boost Quality of Life
Landscaping can improve time spent at home by adding outdoor living space, reducing noise pollution and blocking unsightly views. Creating an outdoor oasis can relax and rejuvenate the mind and body. The sights and sounds of the outdoors can calm the mind, relieve anxiety and improve concentration. Landscapes can also foster a healthy, active lifestyle. Growing vegetables can motivate families to eat healthier, and patios and lawns encourage outdoor playtime, entertaining and dining.

Pike Nurseries provides homeowners with horticultural excellence and top-notch services. Home Garden Consultations are perfect for homeowners in need of advice on specific garden issues or plant identification and care tips. The Pick ‘n Plant service allows customers to choose their own plants in one of 19 retail stores and have certified installation partners plant for them. A custom landscape design and installation from Pike Nurseries can include patios, walkways, drainage solutions, retaining walls and of course, plants. Homeowners can schedule a landscape designer home visit by booking online or calling 855-444-7453 toll-free.

In an effort to keep customers safe, all Pike Nurseries locations are now exclusively offering delivery and curbside pick-up. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Customers can complete an online form or call a local store to order, and a Pike Nurseries employee-owner will return the call to personally consult on the request and finalize the order.

Pike Nursery, Buckhead
4020 Roswell Road
Atlanta, GA 30342
Phone: 404-843-9578

Pike Nurseries, Acworth
3602 Cobb Parkway
Acworth, Georgia 30101
Phone: 678-574-5868

Pike Nurseries, Milton
3155 Bethany Bend
Milton, Georgia 30004
Phone: 678-433-9060

Pike Nurseries, Cumming
6050 Bethelview Road
Cumming, Georgia 30040
Phone: 770-205-1737

Pike Nurseries, East Cobb
2900 Johnson Ferry Road
Marietta, Georgia 30062
Phone: 770-640-6468

Pike Nurseries, Suwanee
1105 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard
Suwanee, Georgia 30024
Phone: 770-271-5433

Pike Nurseries, Toco Hills
2101 LaVista Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30329
Phone: 404-634-8604

Pike Nurseries, Marietta
1875 Roswell Road
Marietta, Georgia 30062
Phone: 770-977-3040

Pike Nurseries, Johns Creek
5795 State Bridge Road
Alpharetta, Georgia 30022
Phone: 770-813-5050

Pike Nurseries, Lindbergh
2410 Camellia Lane NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30324
Phone: 404-869-2875

Pike Nurseries, West Cobb
3431 Barrett Parkway, NW
Marietta, Georgia 30064
Phone: 770-423-1650

Pike Nurseries, Towne Lake
2475 Towne Lake Parkway
Woodstock, Georgia 30189
Phone: 770-926-3252

Please view other Pike Nurseries articles: Online Advice with Kid’s Corner, Stressless, plant more: Pike reveals top benefits of gardening, Juicy tips for tasty tomatoes, Tips for planting modern-day victory gardenspersonalized container gardens,  Garden-Themed LearningHeat-Loving Plants for Summer,  Hottest Pet-Safe Houseplants, Picking the Perfect Pumpkinand Top essentials for a colorful spring garden.

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