Welcome to BOBscaping!  Here you will find extensive information on gardening, plants and home landscaping topics from landscape professional Bob Donnan as well as gardening columns from several garden columnists.

Bob began his 35-year landscape contracting career as Donnan Landscape Services following graduation from the Ornamental Nursery Industry program in Penn State's College of Agriculture. He spent 7 years prior to college growing tree seedlings in his own nursery, as well as hand digging and transplanting large trees and shrubs at a commercial nursery.


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Bob shares his textbook knowledge and hands-on experience with trees, shrubbery and garden plants in home landscapes to help you improve your home’s curb appeal and personal enjoyment of gardening tasks by using proper landscaping techniques and timing.

BOBscaping provides easy to understand information on tree and shrub trimming, lawn seeding and care, soil improvement and basic everyday landscape maintenance topics. This website will continue to grow as he adds more informative pages and photographs.



BOBscaping videos help do-it-yourself home gardeners with step-by-step instructions, while also sharing his tours of premier gardens, arboretums and conservatories.

Blog topics include things Bob sees along the way as well as viewpoints on trees, shrubs, lawns, flowers, perennials, mulches, fertilizers and the environment. Thousands of shrub photos and tree photos will enhance your visit.

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