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having beneficial insects in your garden can help protect it

5 Beneficial Insects You Want Near Your Garden

April 5, 2018

When you think about having bugs in your garden, you probably have an image of leaves that are half eaten and fruit that is rotting and filled with holes. Yes, there are bugs that can ruin your garden and eat all of its contents. No, not all bugs do this. Some bugs are actually beneficial…

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overwatering garden and lawn can be bad for their health

How to Conserve Water on Your Lawn & Garden

March 6, 2018

Do you know if you water your garden and lawn correctly during the spring and summer months? Chances are — you’re probably not. Some plants require more, some require less, and a lot of the time — people will use an uneducated guess and overwater everything. Overusing water is a foolish mistake and every homeowner…

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spring is the time for garden and lawn prep

How Should I Prep My Garden for Spring?

March 5, 2018

At long last, we have made it. The dreary trudge of a Connecticut winter has passed, and we stand poised to welcome in the spring. A standard for many families in age-old ritual is preparing a garden to bloom. After all, nothing quite says, “Spring!” like a well-tended and blossoming garden. And let’s be honest…

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retaining walls are an important piece of your landscape

How to Repair a Retaining Wall

February 23, 2018

In some landscaping designs, the retaining walls can be absolutely essential for a number of reasons. They can be essential for proper irrigation of plants set up around them and often aid in preserving the integrity of nearby structures by adding stability to the land and rerouting excess water runoff away from them. Unfortunately, in…

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there are multiple types of landscape lighting you should have on your property

Is Your Outdoor Lighting Enough?

February 20, 2018

There are many key factors that go into creating the perfect outdoor milieu — and one of those prominent features is the landscape lighting. Three popular methods to achieve outdoor lighting are the use of fireplaces, fire pits, and landscape lighting. Each of these outdoor devices delivers a unique feeling to each person’s outdoor setting.…

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How Can I Add Curb Appeal to My Home During Winter?

February 6, 2018

Wouldn’t you agree that the exterior of your home isn’t the best looking during the wintertime? With all of the half-melted snow, road salt, dead grass, and any storm damage — the winter elements sure can give your property a beating. But that doesn’t mean you should settle for a home that isn’t beautiful year…

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taking down holiday lights should be done the right way

How to Take Down Your Holiday Lights

December 28, 2017

Decorating for the holidays can be a fun way to add some life to your property for the month of December. However, once the new year arrives, it’ll be time to take down those decorations until next year. Here’s the proper way to undecorate your home and take down those holiday lights: Be Careful With…

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decorating for the holidays is fun, but don't over-do it

The Most Rookie Landscaping Mistakes You’re Probably Making

December 14, 2017

Just because it’s almost winter doesn’t mean you should stop taking care of your property. Property maintenance should be happening all year long if you want to have the best-looking place on the block! While most homeowners think they know what they’re doing, a lot of them make these (to be quite frank) rookie landscaping…

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decorating your home for the holidays can be easy if you know what to do

Tips to Help You With Your Outdoor Holiday Lights

December 7, 2017

Are you ready to start putting up your holiday lights? Before you go ahead and get started, take a few seconds to sit down and read this blog. Why, you might ask? The family here at Ambrosio is going to provide you with a few tips that ALL homeowners should know before hanging their exterior…

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How to Create a Welcoming Front Yard

November 6, 2017

The front of your home should be a welcoming sight that gives each of your visitors a sense of warmth and calm. In order to do this, you need to tend to a few different areas of the landscape. With just a few tweaks, you can make your home look the best on the block!…

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