Eco Friendly Lighting Design

Even something as seemingly small as your choice of landscape lighting makes a big difference in sustainable landscape design. Let’s shed some light on the subject. Types of Lighting There are multiple types of outdoor lighting, ranging from high and low pressure sodium lighting (often used for street lights and lighting larger areas) to incandescent Read More

Pool Design in Omaha: the Breaking Ground Approach

From the public baths of Ancient Rome to the present day, humankind has turned to water features to socialize, soothe, relax, and rejuvenate. These days, most Omaha homeowners turn to a swimming pool instead of a full-fledged Roman bath. The pool design service offered by Breaking Ground is no less important for that, especially given Read More

Landscape Construction for Your New Home

Whether you’re building a new home, or renovating a house you’ve called home for decades, landscape design is a key part of the process. After all, you’re not just working on a structure. It’s an investment, and it deserves a great setting, a lush and verdant frame that highlights the work you’ve done. As with Read More

Winter Favorites: 9 Stunning Shrubs and Trees

The dreary depths of winter can make the landscape feel void and desolate. But it is also one of the longest seasons of the year. So why put the garden completely to bed when you could have brilliant foliage and textures? Here we share 9 of our favorite winter trees and shrubs that shine brightest Read More

Winter Newsletter 2017

Greetings! Hope you are having a wonderful winter season. Enclosed in the winter newsletter are articles on some of our favorite winter grasses, some diseases to be on the lookout for and how to balance icy winter conditions with the health of your patio or walkway. We would love feedback, Enjoy!  

Winter Paver Care: How does Ice melt affect my Pavers?

Icy Nebraska winters can make navigating concrete and pavers dangerous. Ice-melt chemicals may make the surface less daunting, but can also be toxic to your patio, pets and landscape. Here we provide tips for balancing safety with the long-term health of your hardscape and plantings.   How do ice-melt (including rock salts) damage pavers and Read More

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