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How to Create & Maintain an Eco-Friendly Outdoor Living Space

May 14, 2019

At our landscaping company in Connecticut, we know that many of our clients want to create and maintain an eco-friendly outdoor living space at their homes. Here are some of the ways that our landscapers create an eco-friendly area outside your home. Add Eco-friendly Outdoor Hardscapes When you have an outdoor living space, you will…

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Small Pools: Making the Most of Mini Backyards

April 22, 2019

Tips for Small Backyards Location, location, location. Consider the layout that you’re working with. Narrow backyards make for long, thin pools. Square backyards lend themselves to hot tubs and whirlpools. Take a look at our portfolio of project ideas to get some inspiration! Add Water Features You can use a pool for decoration just as…

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4 Ways to Protect Your Landscape From Winter Deer Damage

January 14, 2019

During the winter months, it is much more likely for deer to end up in your yard. Due to the lack of food that they have in their natural environment, they are going to go anywhere and everywhere to try and find the food they need to survive. It is important that you do certain…

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Check Your Home for Damage Before a Winter Storm Hits

January 7, 2019

Winter is here, and it’s time to make sure your property is safe in the ice and snow. Taking care of potholes, clogged drains, and cracked sidewalks will protect your investment and prevent accidents. The time to do it is before the next storm hits. Five Ways to Prepare for Winter Storms 1. Survey The Landscape.…

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How to Prepare Your Home for a Winter Storm

December 19, 2018

The winter season is almost in full swing, which means so are the teeth-chattering days to come. But that’s not all — we’ll also be seeing a lot of snowy blizzards and storms. One of the biggest concerns during a winter storm is power outages that limit homeowners from protecting their home and family.  …

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How to Winterize Your Home’s Water Features

December 13, 2018

While you’re preparing your yard for winter, remember to take care of your aquascape. In the spring, you’ll appreciate the time you take now to winterize your water features. You’ll want to handle small water features differently than ponds.   Step 1: Cleaning Up Your first step is cleaning. First, for both fountains and ponds,…

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What to Do If Your Neighbor Has a Messy Property

November 13, 2018

Your property is mowed, free of leaves and weeds, and all plants have been trimmed. There is no greater feeling than seeing your property in pristine condition — until you look at your neighbor’s messy property that is bordering yours. Here are a few tips to help you get your neighbor’s property looking closer to…

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The Lawn Tools You Need to Take Care of Fall Cleanup

November 2, 2018

As a homeowner, are you equipped to handle the maintenance of your lawn — especially during the fall? Fall cleanup and maintenance is necessary to ensure your lawn can enter the dormancy stage safely, allowing your lawn to flourish next spring. Here’s a list of lawn tools you’ll need to get the job done! The…

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How Do You Mow the Lawn in the Fall?

October 18, 2018

The weather is getting cooler, the leaves are falling, and winter is on its way. (We’re sorry to be the bearers of bad news, but we must accept reality!) Many homeowners believe that once the weather cools down, there’s no need to care for your lawn until next spring. This. Couldn’t. Be. More. Wrong. If…

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Should I Prune My Plants in the Fall?

October 15, 2018

The months of October and November are reserved for cleaning up your property of the many leaves that have fallen, as well as prepping your home and property for the cold weather that is soon to follow. For the homeowners that are actively paying attention to their gardens, shrubs, and trees; make sure you’re performing…

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