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5 DIY Ways to Kill Weeds Naturally

August 17, 2018

Weeds are probably the most annoying thing in the entire world. As a landscaping company that creates beautiful properties all over Connecticut, weeds are the one thing that can take the wind right out of your sail. For homeowners with a yard filled with weeds, we recommend hiring professionals to remove them for you —…

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Why Every Pond Should Have a Fountain

August 15, 2018

Do you have a man-made pond or lake on your property? Or are you thinking of adding one? If so, there’s one thing you need to make sure you add to it… A fountain — and for many good reasons. 1) It Keeps the Water Moving Have you ever noticed how bad water smells when…

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What’s Better?: Patio vs Deck

August 8, 2018

Spending time outside during the summertime — there’s nothing better. Wait, actually there is… Spending time outside during the summertime in the comfort of YOUR own backyard. Now that’s more like it! If you want to upgrade your quality of life by creating the ultimate lounge area, you’ll have to decide if you want a…

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How to Host the Perfect Summer Barbecue

July 30, 2018

Are you looking to have a barbecue at your home this summer? There’s nothing that says “summer” like inviting over a bunch of your friends and family, grilling some food, and relaxing in the comfort of your own backyard! Make sure you don’t forget these necessities so you can throw the best barbecue of the…

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How to Repair Your Lawn After a Heatwave

July 20, 2018

Have you ever sat outside during a heatwave in the summertime? The strong rays of the sun and high temperatures can burn your skin, cause you to become dehydrated, and is ultimately not good for any person. Heatwaves have a similar effect on lawns. If your lawn is covered in dead, brown patches, there are…

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Why (and How) Do Weeds Spread?

July 13, 2018

Having a lawn (and garden) filled with weeds can be one of the most frustrating things, especially if you take pride in your property like we do! How do these weeds take over an entire lawn in no time at all? It seems like one day the lawn is fine, and then a week later…

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How Do I Keep Animals From Eating My Garden?

June 27, 2018

If you’ve ever tended your own garden, you know how amazing it feels when your plants grow, flowers bloom, and fruits and vegetables ripen. You put a lot of work into starting and maintaining your garden, so wear all of that dirt under your fingernails as a badge of honor! One of the WORST feelings…

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Why Spending More Time Outside Will Make You Happier

June 21, 2018

Have you ever heard of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)? This is a mood disorder that will cause a person to have depression-like symptoms during the cold weather months, or when a person stays inside in the dark for extended periods of time. While not everyone has this (or do we?), we can all relate to…

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What’s the Best Way to Water My Lawn?

June 13, 2018

Does your lawn not look as green, healthy, and full as you want it to look? This happens each and every year and you’re probably wondering what you’re doing wrong. Lawns need a lot of different things from YOU in terms of maintenance, but the most important thing they need is a good watering routine.…

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Which Garden is Right For My Home?

June 4, 2018

The weather is getting warmer and warmer — do you know what that means? Yes, you’re right! It’s time to focus more on your property and the gardens that make it look so fabulous! Wait, you don’t have an extravagant garden surrounding your home? Don’t fret! Our team here at Ambrosio can go over garden…

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