Looking Past Winter at Spring Lawn Care

Lawn in grayish colors in early spring on a sunny day.It might feel like winter will never be over, especially with all the subzero temperatures recently. However, spring is just a few months away. While there is still snow on the ground and ice in the gutters, it’s time to start thinking about spring and what you should be doing early on to make sure your lawn is in peak condition as soon as possible. Here are our tips for spring lawn care. Continue reading Looking Past Winter at Spring Lawn Care

Building a Pet-Friendly Yard and Garden

A dog laying in the grass in a backyard smiling at the camera.When it comes to landscaping your yards and garden, it’s important to take your pets into consideration if they like to head outside. This can range from overhauling your outdoor living space to be more pet-friendly to picking the right plants and fertilizers to avoid making them sick. The following are several things to keep in mind when talking to a contractor about landscape construction, or if you’re picking out plants for the next year’s garden. Continue reading Building a Pet-Friendly Yard and Garden

Tips for Hardscape Maintenance and Cleaning

Man cleaning his patio with a pressure washer.From patios to walkways and retaining walls, the hardscape on your property is both functional and beautiful. And while a well-made hardscape will last for years, it’s important to spend some time each year making sure it’s not only looking its best, but also still structurally sound. Below you’ll find some basic tips for maintaining your hardscape as well as making sure it stays beautiful for years to come. Continue reading Tips for Hardscape Maintenance and Cleaning

Preparing Your Landscape for Winter

Lonely yellow-gold maple leaf on a branch late fall.Autumn is quickly ending, and with it much of your landscape is going to be getting ready for the long winter. However, it’s important to help the parts of your landscape get ready for winter. Not only will this result in a landscape that will spring up faster after the thaw, but it will also result in fewer casualties to your landscape’s various plants once winter releases them. Continue reading Preparing Your Landscape for Winter

Dormant Overseeding and Winter Lawn Care

Spreader used for grass seed, overseeding.Winter isn’t a time for your lawn to shine. Even after you’ve raked up all the leaves (or mowed them into your lawn), soon all your hard work will be undone. New England winters are famous for their snow, and for that snow starting in November and usually coating the lawn through at least the new year. So over the winter time, there isn’t much you can do, right? In this post, we talk about things you can do in the late fall and early winter to help your lawn “spring back” in spring. Continue reading Dormant Overseeding and Winter Lawn Care

Why You Should Contract Now for Commercial Snow Removal

Small snowplow is cleaning the road from snowstorm.There are some seasonal things everyone puts off. Scheduling holiday plans, buying gifts, and maybe even getting all the summer gear stored around the house. But as a business, it’s much more vital to plan ahead and for every contingency. In New England, one thing every person and company must plan for is snow. This blog will go over why it’s vital for many businesses to have snow removal on standby to be able to remain functional and profitable when the Nor’easters start coming in. Continue reading Why You Should Contract Now for Commercial Snow Removal

Grass Height: What Length to Mow My Lawn?

Man cuts lawn with a nail scissorsA well-manicured lawn is an integral part of the landscape of both homes and businesses. It gives curb appeal and a sense of uniformity and consistency to the surrounding landscape. However, the length one should cut their lawn is a question that has been posed many times. The length of the grass determines how well it will grow, and also how well it is protected against various pests and the elements. Continue reading Grass Height: What Length to Mow My Lawn?

Retaining Walls to Prevent Soil Erosion and Flooding

Beautiful autumn landscape with green lawns, retaining walls, and flower beds.Retaining walls can add depth and great vistas to any home or business with beautiful stonework, opening up new possibilities for landscaping. But at their core and their namesake, retaining walls are specially-built walls meant to hold the soil behind them from moving. And when it comes to dealing with landscaping issues such as erosion and flooding, retaining walls can provide a great tool to provide proper drainage without compromising your home or business. Learn about how to use retaining walls to prevent soil erosion and flooding. Continue reading Retaining Walls to Prevent Soil Erosion and Flooding