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
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.
Continue reading Gardening Tips: What is Deadheading?
Patios are a wonderfully flexible way of extending the living space of your home, allowing you to work, play, and relax just a few short steps from your door. If you’re looking at getting a patio installed, you have many options on the design, to both suit the needs of the space for you, as well as a style that complements the rest of your home and landscape. Below are some basic design and feature ideas to give you an idea of the possibilities available for patio construction. Continue reading The Different Designs for Patio Construction
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
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
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
Mulch is a groundcover product made from tree bark and wood chips that is common both in residential homes and commercial centers. No one can deny that a mulch covering on a garden or planting display can provide great aesthetics to your landscape, but this is only one of the perks. Mulch isn’t just designed to improve the look of your landscaping, but to promote the health of your plants in several ways. Let’s look at three other ways mulch makes everything better. Continue reading Got Mulch? Why Mulch is Good for Your Garden
You have a problem: you want to makeover your landscape, but something is blocking progress: the thick and deep root structure of shrubs and trees. While blackberry and ivy can be a pain to remove and kept removed, few things rival the sheer tenacity of shrubs and tree stumps. In this blog, we’ll look at the three steps to this step to a landscaping tear out problem. Continue reading Landscaping Tear Out Tips: Shrubs and Tree Stumps