Tag: Gardening

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 »

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 »

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! Bunches of blooms In Nantucket, where most cottages have itsy-bitsy front yards, many homeowners plant a… 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 »

Tick Bite Prevention Tips for Gardeners

Tick on a Leaf

Gardening is the ultimate springtime reprieve. There’s ample sun and soil. It’s warm enough to stay outside for hours, and those flowerbeds are finally in bloom. And yet, with the whisperings of good weather also comes the emergence of insects—especially, ticks, which typically emerge just as outdoor activities hit full swing. At Suburban Lawn, we’ve… 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 »

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 »