Kids Corner

Landscaping is a great way to spruce up your garden or yard. From soil fertilizer to mulch, selecting the right components for your yard is simply essential. This also includes plants, along with seeds and even insect control products. Countless families have also enhanced their yards with floral arrangements, lighting systems, and even patio furniture. In a nutshell, the landscaping process is highly intricate and detailed. There are so many facets to proper lawn care, which are educational for both parents and kids. Whether it’s spotting poison ivy or building a bird bath, families truly have access to a wealth of landscaping and lawn care information on the web.

Coloring Pages

Coloring pages help children illuminate their minds. In addition to coloring within the lines, they help kids tap into their own individual creativity. In recent years, landscaping coloring books have soared in global popularity. In fact, these books help children identify certain plants and roses, along with rocks, trees, and even waterfalls or streams. Children then color in these images according to their respective tones and features. While color correspondence is important, children are not limited to including their own ideas In fact, landscaping coloring pages also include holiday themes, such as Easter and Christmas. Several books even entail picturesque outdoor scenes, including mountains and families enjoying outdoor picnics and camping trips.

Here are some popular images of landscaping coloring pages

Teachers also utilize coloring books to educate students on landscaping designs and agriculture. This is especially true in classes that deal with outdoor plant systems, earth science, geography, and environmental concerns. With captivating visuals and detailed scenes, coloring landscaping books offer hours of non-stop enjoyment for kids. While fun in nature, these books are designed to educate children of all ages about plant life and natural landscapes.


Links to Popular Landscape Coloring Sites:

Helpful Kids Tips

Children are naturally curious at an early age. In fact, they tend to question almost anything they see or come in contact with. This can include questions about the solar system, along with animals, pets, and more. According to industry experts, most children are fascinated by plant and insect life. In fact, there are countless worksheets, videos, games, and quizzes on the Internet dedicated to these subjects. Whether it’s identifying different plant species or spotting poison oak, children have access to countless educational resources and interactive forums. Learning about plants can broaden their horizons, while opening the door to a wealth of new information. Whether for educational purposes or family hobbies and crafts, the Internet features countless sites that effectively teach kids about plant life systems and gardening. This includes:

  • How plants grow and produce their own food – photosynthesis
  • The impact of insects on plant life – pollination, seed germination, etc.
  • Poisonous plants to avoid – Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, poison berries
  • How plants interact with other species and nature as a whole.
  • Family gardening tips - Landscaping ideas for families and kids of all ages.
  • Identifying different species of plants and grass – roses, bushes, shrubs, flowers, petals, etc.
  • Seeds, Soil, Stem, Sunlight, Water – Planting Basics and Essentials


Articles on Landscaping, Plants, and Trees

Landscaping is much more than mowing the grass or trimming the weeds. It’s a unique process that is designed to help beautify your yard and environment. Whether it’s learning about St. Augustine grass or crab myrtle, landscaping can be an educational and enjoyable experience for the entire family. Your kids can also learn about different trees, including Elm, Oak, Palm, and so much more. They can even learn about the tools and techniques landscapers utilize to make gardens aesthetically pleasing and beautiful. Remember, landscaping captures the allure and essence of your environment. This helps establish uniformity in design, while effectively matching the décor of your yard, home, or office.

For timely resources and articles on landscaping, simply check the web. There are countless articles posted at sites and blogs dedicated to planting. Most sites also feature interactive forums, which allow users to post questions and inquiries about their landscaping goals. Several sites even feature articles that teach kids about plant care, trees, and gardens. These include:

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Did you know...

  1. We are licensed irrigators and back flow testers by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
  2. We are licensed commercial applicators by the Texas Department of Agriculture.
  3. V.F. Landscape is also enrolled in the E-Verify program with the federal government that checks the work eligibility of employees.


VFLandscape has been providing outstanding customized service to our clients for over 30 years. This has earned us the reputation of one of Houston's premier residential and commercial landscape companies. As a full-service landscape company, we provide a one-stop shop for all areas of landscaping including design, maintenance, construction, irrigation, custom walkways, exterior painting, drainage installation, outdoor rooms, wood and metal fences, decks and patios, mosquito systems, water features and lighting for residential clients. As each of our clients has different needs, all of our designs and concepts are customized to satisfy each customer in a unique way.

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One of the best treatments for perking up a mature lawn is de-thatching, especially if the sod is dense. This can be done with a hand rake or a machine rented from a garden center or hardware store. Removing the thatch means lifting out dead under-layers of grass and debris that prevent air, water and nutrients from reaching the soil...

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