Category: Gardening

How to Make and Maintain Healthy Soil

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 »

Four Tips for Watering Your Garden

Watering Best Practices for Your Garden

Whether you were born with a green thumb or are just starting on your own flower beds, it’s essential you establish a consistent watering schedule for your garden. While it may be easy for you to wait for the next rain to come, it’s not easy on your flowers. Here are some watering best practices… Read more »

Gardening Tips for the Summer Season

Thriving Garden Under the Summer Sun

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 »

How to Prepare a Flower Bed

Get Your Soil Ready for Spring

The melting snow is an exciting sight to see when you’re itching to get outside in the garden. However, you can’t do anything until your soil is properly prepared! Prepare your flower bed in time for spring! The roots are the most delicate part of a plant, which means that the soil they are planted… 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 »

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 »

How to Start Composting

How to Start Composting

You may already know that composting is a great way to enrich your soil, and that it’s great for the environment. It’s a free, simple way to save the earth while helping your garden thrive. However, you might not know how to get started. Read on for a few tips on how to start composting…. 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 »

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 »

Gardening Season Isn’t Over Yet!

Gardening Season Isn’t Over Yet!

The bright blooms of spring and summer may be gone for now, but as the seasons turn to fall, remember that gardening season isn’t over yet. 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… Read more »