Category: Gardening

Tips to Keep Burrowing Animals out of Your Lawn and Garden

Tips to Keep Burrowing Animals out of Your Lawn and Garden

This winter, you’re probably not paying too much attention to your landscaping tasks for the next season, but sometimes it is important to have a plan for the next season, especially if you experienced issues with your lawn or landscape. Burrowing Animals and Other Pests Taking care of your lawn can be a tough task… Read more »

How to Maintain Healthy Soil in Your Garden

Improve Your Soil's Health

So, you have a great garden space, but terrible soil? Or perhaps you’re that blessed gardener with healthy soil, but you need to maintain it? No matter your situation, we have you covered! What is Soil Made From? Soil is composed of minerals and organic matter and there are generally 3 sizes that will classify… Read more »

Keeping Up with Lawn Care in the Fall Season

Fall lawn care

With fall right around the corner, now is the perfect time start thinking about what your lawn might need for the months ahead. The weather is cooler, making outdoor chores more pleasant, the foliage is beautiful and it’s a great time to prepare your garden for winter so it will flourish again in the spring…. Read more »

Gardening in the Summer Season

Colorful flower in residential flower bed

The gorgeous summer sun draws us outside to enjoy the warmth of its rays, making it easy to spend every day outside in the garden. However, as much as we love the sun, our gardens feel a bit differently; they require some additional care to stay thriving through the scorching heat. Keep your garden flourishing… Read more »

Landscape Lighting Ideas to Spruce Up Your Yard After Dark

Bright residential house with landscape lighting

If you have worked tirelessly on building a beautiful landscape at your residential home, you want guests and neighbors to notice it even at the late hours of the evening. Adding outdoor lighting to your yard is a great way to highlight your favorite landscaping features and establish a warm, comfortable nighttime ambiance. Today we’ll… Read more »

Summer Heat and Your Lawn’s Health

Hot summer day yellow lawn

The summer months can get quite hot, even in the New England region of the United States. We might welcome all that warm sunshine, but too much of it can put serious stress on our lawns. During the months of July and August when the summer heat peaks, grass growth will slow, and brown patches… Read more »

4 Tips for Spring Lawn Maintenance

Touching the lawn with hand

Once spring rolls around, many people look to pack in all of the spring lawn chores right away. You won’t have to rush everything all at once, but it is important to make a list of the things that your lawn may need during the springtime. Here are some tips on how to maintain your… Read more »

Four Things You’re Doing that Could Be Killing Your Lawn

Dead Grass on a Lawn in MA

We all want a lush, green lawn. Sometimes however, despite your best efforts, you wind up with a lawn that’s parched and brown. As we get into the colder season, these are some things to think about for when the nicer weather rolls around and you want to start improving your lawn. Here are a… Read more »

Small Front Yard? Here are a Few Creative Ideas

Small Front Yard? Here are a Few Creative Ideas

Do you have yard envy? When you pass by your neighbors’ gigantic front yard, with landscaping galore, don’t be jealous. With a few creative ideas, you can transform a small yard into something truly special. Bigger isn’t always better! As we get more into the Fall season, it’s important to start thinking about next year’s… Read more »

Preventing Erosion from Happening to Your Lawn

Landscaped Flower Beds

Water is a necessary ingredient for a healthy, green lawn. As is the case with many things in life however, it’s possible to have too much of a good thing. When large volumes of water flow across the surface of your lawn, it can erode the landscape and undo all your hard work. Sloped surfaces… Read more »

How to Know Which Mulch to Use

person laying mulch

There are many benefits with mulching your flower beds. There are also plenty of types of mulch you can choose from for a variety of different uses. Mulch provides several advantages to your landscape and your beds. It also is the icing on the cake when it comes to looks.  The Advantages of Using Mulch… Read more »

How to Maintain Your Flower Garden

person holding flowers

There are plenty of tricks to maintaining your flower bed or garden without having to work too much bending over or standing outside for hours watering different beds. If you want to have the perfect flower bed, you’ll have to start with proper irrigation. A residential sprinkler system from Suburban Lawn Sprinkler can help maintain not only… Read more »