When most think of adding flavor to their landscape, the first thing they turn to is flowers. However, ornamental grass is an easy way to add color and texture to your garden. There are a variety of types, and they’re perfect for the chaotic weather patterns in New England. In this blog, we’ll discuss more of the benefits of applying ornamental grass to your landscape and steps to maintaining it. Continue reading Applying Ornamental Grass to Your Landscape
Financially conscious folks are often looking for ways to cut costs on utilities and meals. However, they often only focus their tension on the happenings within the house. Little do they realize that there are ways to save money by adjusting their lawn care and gardening habits. There’s a lot of investment that goes into maintaining a healthy landscape, such as water, seed, and fertilizer. Fortunately, Dolan Landscaping is here to provide some of money-saving lawn and gardening tips! Continue reading 4 Money-Saving Lawn and Gardening Tips
During New England summers, it’s typical to see families cooking outdoors, whether it be grilling up some burgers or roasting hotdogs over a fire. But what if you had an incentive to cook all your meals outside? When grilling, you’re limited to the features of the appliance, but with an outdoor kitchen, you can save yourself the constant trips inside to use the faucet or fridge. And that’s just one of the many advantages of having an outdoor kitchen. Continue reading 5 Advantages of Having an Outdoor Kitchen
The cold temperatures of New England winter have finally ceased battering your turf. Spring has arrived, and with it comes warm weather and heavy rainfall. Taking advantage of the weather now will set your landscape up for success during those long dog days of summer. Follow our New England guide to spring lawn care and landscaping to ensure your property is prepared for the season ahead. Continue reading A New England Guide to Spring Lawn Care and Landscaping
One of the keys to a thriving landscape is a healthy ecosystem. When it comes to adding plants to your garden, what do you think about? It might pay to learn more about native plant options for the success and ease of maintenance they will have in your landscape. In this article, we will further discuss the benefits of using native plants in your landscape. Continue reading 5 Benefits of Using Native Plants in Your Landscape
Pollinators – such as bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds – play a critical role in flower reproduction and fruit and vegetable growth. Planting a pollinator-friendly garden will not only contribute to your property’s aesthetic but with the dwindling numbers of pollinators, you’re helping to preserve their populations. Since planting and maintaining a pollinator-friendly garden can be a complex task, read about our helpful tips to get you started. Continue reading Tips for Planting and Maintaining a Pollinator-Friendly Garden
Brown grass, bare branches, and salt stains are staples of a New England winter. But winter doesn’t have to be all gray and drab. There are measures you can take to keep your landscape vibrant through winter. By utilizing the right plants and landscape builds, you can ensure your senses aren’t completely dominated by the bleakness of winter. Continue reading Keeping Your Landscape Vibrant Through Winter
Soil is practically a living thing, as it will not produce if not properly fed. Sure, you can simply dig a hole and drop a shrub in it, but if your soil is inhospitable, you can count on that plant not surviving very long. Therefore, it is best to plan how to increase the habitability of your soil before spring arrives to ensure your lawn and garden is properly fed. Continue reading Tips for Increasing the Habitability of Your Soil
Are you struggling to keep your plants alive? Can’t figure out what you’re doing wrong? The solution may be as simple as trying a new technique, like deadheading. Properly deadheading your plants and flowers could help your garden flourish. Check out the rest of this blog to see how deadheading can work for you and your garden.
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In New England, we have unusual weather that leaves an impact on our landscape. Any type of weather event from snowstorms, hail, rain, or even droughts can dramatically impact the greenery in your yard. Keep reading to learn how your landscape could be affected by one of these events. Continue reading How Landscaping Can Be Affected by Storms