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Fall Unilock DIY Seminar

You’ve been dreaming about it, now there is one last chance this summer to finally start your landscaping project. Our Unilock Expert will be back for our last homeowner’s seminar of 2014. Save the date, and register early for Saturday, August 30th. Learn the step-by-step process to installing your very own brick paver patio and [...]

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Pro-Trim uses Brussels & Series 3000

  You use Unilock Brussels Block with a Series 3000 accent from AreA Landscape Supply quite often. Why? Jose is the general manager of Pro-Trim Enterprises. He shares, “This combination of Brussels Block & series 3000 is a great patio look that makes people happy. Timeless & easy to maintain.”   What is the most [...]

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2014 Coloring Contest

August is American Artist Appreciation Month. We are celebrating with our 3rd annual AreA Landscape Supply Coloring Contest! Thank you for participating in the 2014 AreA Landscape Coloring Contest. While everyone did his, or her best, Amber C. won the 4 & over age group and Olivia C. won the under 4 age group. Congrats [...]

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Synthetic Turf uses Assorted Aggregates

  Why are the aggregate stones your favorite products from AreA Landscape Supply? Doug, President of Synthetic Turf of Illinois, states that the aggregates are a necessity for proper installation and proper performance of synthetic turf. Assorted Aggregates, such as Driveway Gravel & Screening, are essential as a base for synthetic turf, in any environment. [...]

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Garden Edging & Tree Rings

The utilitarian function of landscape edging is to separate & stabilize different areas of a yard. More specifically, edgings reduce the inter-mingling of landscape materials where it is not desired for them to mix. The visual benefit: an outline, a definite perimeter around your landscaping to make the composition look complete. With many different edgings [...]

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G & G uses Unilock Rivercrest Wall

  Why is Unilock Rivercrest Wall your favorite product from AreA Landscape Supply? Greg, from G & G Landscaping, tells us that Rivercrest Wall gives the look of a natural stone wall, but has the benefit of being a wall “system.”   What is the most important thing to know about when using Rivercrest Wall? [...]

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Borden Landscaping uses Estate Wall & Copthorne

  Why are Unilock Estate Wall & Copthorne Pavers your favorite products from AreA Landscape Supply? Tim, president of Borden Landscaping, describes why these products are his go-to choices, “One word: Versatile.”   What is the most important thing to know about when using Unilock Estate Wall & Copthorne pavers? Proper installation of prep work [...]

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July 4, 2014

Happy Independence Day! In observance of our National Holiday, AreA Landscape Supply be open the follow times for 6/30-7/6: Monday – Wednesday……….7:00am – 5:00pm Thursday………………..7:00am – 12:00pm Friday – Sunday………….CLOSED We will re-open Monday, July 7th at 7:00am to assist you with any orders & deliveries.   We apologize for any inconvenience. Please enjoy a [...]

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Build a Grill Surround

A common element to a backyard patio is a Grill Island, or an Outdoor Kitchen. A Grill Surround is a way you can achieve the look and ambiance using a cart-style grill.   Step 1 Measure existing elements. Measure your cart-style grill. Dimensions needed, but not limited to: width depth with lid open depth with [...]

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Beginning an Installation

How, or where to begin is often the most complex part of any job. So, you have made the decision to tackle an outdoor project yourself: installing brick pavers, or a retaining wall. Now what? PLAN & PREP!   1) Plan! Start with sketches & diagrams; think both horizontally and vertically in all cases. Measure [...]