Choosing the Right Landscape Lighting for Your Home

Landscape lighting illuminates home's gardenAs daylight saving time comes to an end here in New England, it’s only going to get darker outside. So, we figure now’s a great time to talk about landscape lighting options—whether you’re looking to illuminate your property or increase your home’s safety and security. From spotlights that accentuate architectural features to gentle path lights guiding your way, the choices seem endless. However, finding the perfect lighting for your home’s landscape and hardscape is easier when you consider your specific outdoor spaces and needs. Let’s explore.  Continue reading Choosing the Right Landscape Lighting for Your Home

What Happens If I Skip Fall Leaf Cleanup?

House and yard covered in leavesAutumn can be a beautiful time of year in New England as the leaves turn to vibrant reds, oranges, and yellows and blanket every surface. However, what many homeowners might not realize is that neglecting fall leaf removal can pose significant threats to the health and beauty of their lawn. So, before you skip fall leaf cleanup at your home or business, let us explain the hidden dangers of doing so and why this is such a crucial seasonal task.  Continue reading What Happens If I Skip Fall Leaf Cleanup?

A Guide to Outdoor Granite: Installation & Maintenance

Outdoor granite steps and pathway around landscapeYou might have beautiful granite countertops in your kitchen, but have you considered that granite is also a great material to use outdoors? It’s timeless, durable, and an easy way to elevate your outdoor living space. Whether you’re considering granite for a patio, walkway, or other hardscaping project, we’re going to share everything you need to know about installation and maintenance of outdoor granite.   Continue reading A Guide to Outdoor Granite: Installation & Maintenance

How to Avoid Sprinkler System Water Waste

Sprinklers spraying lawn while sun sets in background.An efficient irrigation system is crucial for maintaining a lush, healthy landscape. Yet so many property owners are unaware that their sprinkler systems may be wasting water, leading to higher utility bills and an unnecessary strain on local water resources. In this blog, we’ll explore the signs of sprinkler system water waste and share tips on how to optimize yours to achieve a beautiful landscape without being wasteful.  Continue reading How to Avoid Sprinkler System Water Waste

Why Paver Driveways Are Best

Hardscaper lays interlocking pavers in someone's drivewayWhen installing a new driveway, you have a few options for materials. From asphalt to poured concrete and pavers to gravel, the choices can be overwhelming. Regardless, driveways are a significant investment, so you want to be confident in your decision. In this post, we’ll explain why paver driveways are best.  Continue reading Why Paver Driveways Are Best

Transform Your Backyard with Hardscaping

Patio with outdoor seating, fire pit, and grills to host and entertain in your backyard.After a few years of COVID-19 keeping us all from doing many of the things we love, this year is bound to be full of good times and making new memories now that the pandemic has seemingly stabilized. With summer right around the corner, us New Englanders are just itching to get back to barbeques, pool parties, and roasting marshmallows. Are you ready to be the life of party, hosting friends and family at your house? Today, we’re sharing four ways to transform your backyard with hardscaping that will make your house the envy of all your neighbors!

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Annuals or Perennials: What to Plant

Blue and purple hydrangeas in full bloom.Spring is just around the corner; before we know it, all the snow will be melted, and it’ll be time to start tending to the gardens. Take a look around your yard: what are you growing this year? When you head to the nursery, your plant purchasing options come down to two primary categories: annuals or perennials. Today, we’re going to share the things you need to know about each prior to planting.

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What Is Snow Stacking?

Large orange tractor plowing snow in snowstorm.

It’s been an uneventful winter so far in the severe weather department. But as we New Englanders know, the season is far from over. There’s nothing stopping us from getting a pop-up blizzard or even some serious snowflakes in March and April. And whenever we do get hit with a couple of snowstorms in a relatively short period of time, that snow piles up quickly. So how do landscaping and snow removal companies like ours deal with all that snow when space is getting tight? Today, let’s talk about snow stacking, snow hauling, and other techniques for a snow-heavy winter season. Continue reading What Is Snow Stacking?