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How Much Water is Too Much for Your Lawn?

Tips for Watering Your Lawn with an Automatic Sprinkler

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 »

Landscaping For Beginners

Tips for simple landscaping

Warmer weather is on the horizon and it’s time to breathe life back into your landscaping. Are you hesitant because you’ve never landscaped before? Don’t worry! Here are a few beginner tips to spruce up your landscape design! Make a plan Your landscape is exactly that – yours! So the first step in tackling the… 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 »

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 »

Three Common Lawn Mowing Mistakes

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 »

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 »

Outdoor Fall Decoration Ideas

Outdoor Fall Decoration Ideas

Fall is the perfect time of year to spruce up your property with some seasonal outdoor décor! Here are some tips for making your outdoors as inviting as this beautiful season. Fall-themed entryways Your walkway and doorstep are the perfect places to incorporate fall décor and make a warm and welcoming impression on your guests. … 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 »