You want to keep your lawn looking its best throughout the year, so doesn’t that mean watering it as much as possible? Wrong – too much water is just as harmful as too little water. Keep reading to learn how to properly water your lawn before turning the sprinkler on! Your Lawn Needs 1-1 ½… Read more »
Tag: Lawn Care
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 »
Why Do We Rake Leaves?
If you have a lawn with more than a tree or two, chances are you’ve wondered to yourself a time or two… “Do I really need to rake those leaves?” We’re sorry to disappoint you, but the answer is: yes, here’s why: Lawn Pride No one likes a messy, unkempt lawn, and during the fall… Read more »
How to Fix Common Lawn Problems
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
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 »
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 »
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 »
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
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 »
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 »
Relocating Your Business? Don’t Forget about Outdoor Lighting!
Are you relocating your business? You probably have several tasks on your to-do list. We suggest you make finding quality outdoor landscape lighting one of them! Not sure why you haven’t given this much thought? Here are three important reasons why you should start: Safety Benefits Proper outdoor lighting is essential for any type of… Read more »
Why it’s a Good Idea to Invest in Landscape Lighting
You may have great lighting inside your home, but did you know that your outside lighting can be just as important? There are many reasons why good landscape lighting is worth the investment. Make a good impression Your yard is the first thing people see when they arrive at your home, so your yard is… Read more »