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?

Winter Storm Preparation for Your Property

Person Snowblowing Driveway During Winter StormWe all know it’s coming: the messy slush, dangerous ice, heavy snow, whipping winds, below-freezing temperatures, and all kinds of other challenges that come with a New England winter are inevitable. Get ahead of the headaches these can cause for your residential and commercial property by adequately preparing for the season. Not sure where to get started? Keep reading for our winter storm preparation advice.  Continue reading Winter Storm Preparation for Your Property

Why You Need to Winterize Your Sprinkler System

Lawn Sprinklers Water Green GrassThose who’ve had them installed know sprinkler systems are no small investment. That’s why properly maintaining them throughout the year is key to protecting your investment and saving you money on repairs down the road. A crucial part of this routine maintenance and seasonal care is the winterization process. Let’s break down why it’s necessary to winterize your sprinkler system.  Continue reading Why You Need to Winterize Your Sprinkler System

The Best Ways to Tackle Fall Leaf Cleanup

Person raking fallen leaves on lawn in autumn.It’s that time of year again when the leaves start to turn and fall from trees, drenching our lawns, streets, and houses in all kinds of beautiful colors. These seasonal crimson and gold hues in nature are a welcomed sight by many. But then comes the reminder that they present more yardwork. Before your autumn weekends waste away while you break your back raking for hours on end, consider other ways you can effectively tackle fall leaf cleanup on your property. Here are some timesaving, environmentally conscious, not-so-physically-demanding methods to try and how you can get help.  Continue reading The Best Ways to Tackle Fall Leaf Cleanup

4 Ways to Use Your Landscaping to Help Repel Pests

Ladybug on a leaf with holes. Green radish leaf eaten by insects. Pests in the garden that eat the leaves of vegetables. Ladybug in the gardenWhen pest control comes to mind, most immediately picture insecticides, poison bait, or other forms of hazardous chemicals. These methods are most often used after pests have done damage. But there’s a far more efficient and eco-friendly way to control pests, and that’s through yard planning, maintenance, and landscape design. Let’s discuss how you can take advantage of natural preventatives and use landscaping to help repel pests. Continue reading 4 Ways to Use Your Landscaping to Help Repel Pests

Using Retention and Detention Ponds to Manage Stormwater

A small residential rentention pond with stone and mortar lining to prevent erosion.New England is known for heavy rain spells, making it difficult for business owners with larger properties to manage all the stormwater. A flooded parking lot on your commercial or retail property can do much more than deter business; it can have adverse effects on water quality, cause erosion, and ruin your premise’s reputation. Let’s review how you can protect your commercial property by using retention and detention ponds to manage stormwater. Continue reading Using Retention and Detention Ponds to Manage Stormwater