Category: Landscaping

Let’s Celebrate National Rose Month

Pink and White Roses

Did you know that June is national rose month? While roses are most the popular on Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day, we think they deserve praise all year round. Do you love the beautiful flower but you’re not quite sure how to grow and maintain them? No worries, we have your back. You can plant… Read more »

How to Garden Without Doing Harm to Your Body

Woman in Pain from Gardening

Now that the weather is warming up, we want to get outside and dig up our garden to make it beautiful once again for the upcoming summer months.  Gardening however, is no easy feat. We have to weed, dig, plant and mulch and it takes a lot of time and commitment. Although it can be… Read more »

How to Prune Your Hedges Like a Pro

Pruning Hedges

Hedges are some of the most underrated landscaping features. Why? Perhaps it’s because a fair number of homeowners don’t understand how to correctly prune them, and show off their true potential to the neighborhood. But don’t worry: the team at Suburban Lawn Sprinkler Company has compiled a list of helpful pruning tips so you can… Read more »

Landscaping Ideas for Steep Slopes

Landscaping Ideas for Steep Slopes

Though it may sound difficult, landscaping a steep slope is entirely possible as long as you choose the right plant species and understand the potential problems associated with landscaping on an incline. The main issues you may encounter when landscaping a steep slope include maintenance, erosion, and lack of sunlight or lack of shade. Try… Read more »

Tips for Preventing and Treating Lawn Fungus

Tips for Preventing and Treating Lawn Fungus

Ever wonder whether those dead-looking gray patches on your lawn might be something more serious than sun damage? If so, you might be right. That’s because lawn fungus can be easily mistaken for other conditions, and it’s important to diagnose this problem before it spreads. But don’t worry—the team at Suburban Lawn has compiled a… Read more »

5 Great Plants for Gardening in the Shade

5 Great Plants for Gardening in the Shade

When it comes to gardening, you have to work with what you’ve got. Soil, sun, climate – all of these things come into play when you decide what to plant in your garden. If you have a shady yard, check out these 5 great plants that don’t need direct sunlight. Bleeding heart Planting bleeding heart… Read more »

Protecting Trees and Shrubs From Winter Damage

Protecting Trees and Shrubs From Winter Damage

Although most of the trees in our area are well-adapted to cold weather, the winter can still pose a threat to your plantings, particularly if they’re young or weakened by disease. Extreme cold, harsh winds and heavy snowfall can all cause damage to trees and shrubs, but there are steps homeowners can take to protect… Read more »

Attracting Pollinators to Your Garden

Attracting Pollinators to Your Garden

Looking for creative new ways to improve the health of your garden? Sure, you keep it irrigated and make sure to prune it frequently, but have you thought about the insects that make your garden bloom? Hummingbirds, butterflies, bees and other pollinators will help your garden, and the gardens of your neighbors, flourish throughout the… Read more »

Robomow Might Be the Most Fun Way to Mow Your Lawn

Robomow Might Be the Most Fun Way to Mow Your Lawn

As much as we take pride in our landscaping efforts, for most of us mowing the lawn is still more of a chore than a pleasant pastime. Thanks to the engineers who designed the Robomow, however, you might actually be able to enjoy mowing your lawn. Robomow’s mowers are a sort of cross between a… Read more »

The Northeast Is Facing Its Worst Drought in Years

The Northeast Is Facing Its Worst Drought in Years

For the past several years, much of the West Coast has been gripped by a devastating drought that has compromised crop yields and forced communities to carefully ration water. Now, a new drought has taken hold on the other side of the country in the Northeast. In places like western New York, Massachusetts and southern… Read more »

Freshening Your Lawn After the Thaw

Freshening Your Lawn After the Thaw

With spring just around the corner, you are probably getting antsy to get outside again. As the season changes and takes with it the snowbanks, you also can see some noticeable changes in your lawn. Although it is tempting to go out and get started on beautifying your lawn on the first hint of a… Read more »

Could Your Lawn Care Expenses be Tax Deductible?

Could Your Lawn Care Expenses be Tax Deductible?

Tax season is in full swing, and if you’re like most Americans you’re probably looking for any opportunity you can to deduct expenses from your taxable income. If you’re a homeowner, chances are you’ve invested hundreds or even thousands of dollars in the care and maintenance of your lawn over the course of the past… Read more »