How to Fix Common Lawn Problems

How to Care for Your Lawn

Maintaining a healthy lawn is hard work. Whether it’s being suffocated by a few feet of snow or baking in the summer sun, your grass needs your help to stay rich in nutrients and growing beautifully. Here are some solutions to your most common lawn problems! Weeds Ever wonder why your lawn has so many… Read more »

Tips for Getting Your Sprinkler System Ready for Spring

Give Your Sprinkler a Tune Up

The snow is melting and patches of green are reappearing across your yard. That means spring time is right around the corner and you can finally return to your happy place out in the sun and fresh air. Before you begin your spring gardening, however, it’s a good idea to tune up your most important… Read more »

Four Ways to Become a Great Gardener

How to Become a Great Gardener

Do you wish you could maintain a garden outside of your home or improve the landscaping in your yard? If so, you should know that it’s not necessarily as difficult as you might think. But like anything, you are going to have to work hard at it to become a great gardener. Take a look… Read more »

February Garden Tips

February Garden Tips

You might not think you need to do much to your garden in February when snow is still falling and the temperatures in Massachusetts are rarely creeping above the 50-degree mark. But the truth is that it’s important to take care of your garden during all times of the year, and February is actually an… Read more »

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Gardening Lovers

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Gardening Lovers

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and if you’ve got someone in your life who loves planting, pruning, mulching and more, you may be wondering about the perfect gift. Read on for a few ideas for Valentine’s Day gifts for gardening lovers, and plant the seeds of love in your gardener’s heart this year…. Read more »

Three Common Lawn Mowing Mistakes

Three Common Lawn Mowing Mistakes

The days of winter are winding down, and spring will be here before you know it! As you start to ready your property for the warmer months, make sure you avoid these common lawn mowing mistakes. Cutting too short Cutting your lawn too short is the most common mistake homeowners make. Known as “scalping,” mowing… Read more »

Recycling Holiday Plants

Recycling Holiday Plants

Christmas has come and gone, and now you’ve got a drooping Christmas tree and a bunch of nearly wilted poinsettias on your hands. ‘Tis no longer the season, but what to do? Before you toss them out, read on for a few handy tips for recycling holiday plants. Christmas Trees Did you know that Christmas… Read more »

How to Care for Seedlings After Germination

How to Care for Seedlings After Germination

Once a seed sprouts and begins to grow after germination, a little help is required for the seedling to grow into a full plant. Though not necessarily difficult, caring for seedlings requires your full attention and care when your goal is healthy and robust plants. Watch out for threats Damping off is a horticultural disease… Read more »

2018 Trends in Garden Design

2018 Trends in Garden Design

The New Year often brings resolutions for your health, career and other personal goals. But, what about goals for your home and garden? There are some great garden design trends that will give your home a fresh start to the New Year! Alfresco dining Outdoor dining spaces can usually be found just off the house,… Read more »

Why Do We Put Christmas Lights Up?

Why Do We Put Christmas Lights Up?

Christmas lights are one of our most beloved holiday traditions. They create a festive atmosphere of holiday cheer and brighten up those dark winter nights. Read on to learn more about Christmas lights past and present. Lighting up the darkness is a very old tradition Hundreds of years ago, Norsemen celebrated the midwinter holiday Yule,… Read more »

Best Christmas Gifts for Gardeners

Best Christmas Gifts for Gardeners

The holiday season is now upon us, so if you’re starting to write your Christmas shopping list, we have some tips for you for your garden-savvy friends. Here are Suburban Lawn Sprinkler Co.’s top five Christmas gifts for the special gardener in your life. Rose Gloves HGTV says that you can’t go wrong with rose… Read more »