Troubleshooting Landscaping Issues on Beachfront Property

Classic Cape Cod Beach HouseFrom Salisbury to Cape Cod, Massachusetts has a lot of beautiful places for beachfront property. And while these locations provide vistas and opportunities for sea-side access, these properties can also pose unique problems when it comes to landscaping the areas. In this blog, we’ll look at the common issues that can arise when it comes to beachfront plant installations and landscape construction, as well as stopping larger landscaping issues on beachfront property before they can turn into disasters. [Read more…]

Standing Out with Business Landscape Lighting

Solar lanterns lighting a path by a business.For many businesses in many parts of the country, at least some of your business’s hours will occur after the sun goes down or before it comes up. For many businesses, such as restaurants, retail outlets, and service companies, these hours in darkness can run much later. Either way, highlighting your business and your landscaping at night won’t only turn heads with curb appeal, it’ll also help contribute to the safety of your clients, employees, and the security of your business. Let’s look at using landscaping lighting as a tool of your business. [Read more…]

Constructing the Right Water Feature for Your Landscape

Backyard garden landscaping with waterfall and pond with hardscaping.When it comes to landscape features, a water feature can be one of the most arresting sights in landscape, but also the most difficult to install. Not only does it require many specialties to come together – landscaping, hardscaping, excavation, plumbing, electronics, and pumping – but its long-term success depends on many factors. This article will work as a starting point for a dialogue with a landscaper, narrowing down your ideal water feature and what obstacles you will have to overcome. [Read more…]

Buying Landscaping Materials from a Landscaping Contractor

Pile of black dyed mulch with sign.We’ve been selling landscaping supplies for almost two years and have had great success with fellow contractors and homeowners alike. In this blog, we want to talk about what has made that successful. On the surface, it might seem an odd choice to go toe-to-toe with big home improvement stores – not to mention selling to other landscape contractors. Let’s look at three major reasons you should think about buying from us. [Read more…]

What is Landscape Estate Management?

Residential Full Season Packages offered at Greener Horizon Landscape Management & Construction, Middleboro, MAHere at Greener Horizon, we work with estates and large homes to provide grounds management and high-end residential landscaping design and construction. We work directly with clients to get your landscape to peak performance, and then maintain it throughout the year. In addition, we provide consultation and designs for further enhancing the beauty of your landscape. All of this together is the goal of estate management: to provide curb appeal to your home and convenience to you. Let’s walk through the parts of estate management. [Read more…]

Landscaping: What Should You Plant This Spring?

Woman Planting Seedlings In Bed In The GardenSpring is here. For many landscapes, this means  clearing away dead plants and getting ready for the start of the growing season. Depending on the hand that winter dealt you and your selection in plantings, you might be looking at a little or a lot of work to get ready for spring. As you clean up the grounds and gardens, now’s a great time to think about what you should be planting in spring to make sure to get the most out of it. [Read more…]

The Importance of Landscaping Commercial Property

Office building front with attractive landscapingAny business, from brick and mortar companies to commercial leased property, knows the value of their location. And beyond the square-footage of your office space or functioning HVAC systems, it’s important to step outside your buildings and look at your landscape. Not much to look at? Maybe it should be. In this article, we look at how improving your landscape can improve your business, from getting more people in the door to improving the lives of your employees or tenants. [Read more…]

Partnering with a Landscaper for Apartment Grounds Management

Apartment buildings with spring trees and landscaping.For an apartment property management company, there’s always a few pokers in the fire. From dealing with day to day tenant issues, maintenance requests, and day-to-day office work, it’s easy to let landscaping slip through the cracks until you’ve got a problem on your hands. By working with a landscaping company, you can get ahead of problems, improve your appeal to new renters, and give your maintenance staff more time to focus on proactive work of their own. Learn more below. [Read more…]

Landscaping During Home Construction

Backhoe machine uses shovel scooper to excavate and move dirt.Congratulations on your journey to becoming homeowners of your dream home! While you’re busy looking at home designs and talking to architects and home construction contractors, think about reaching out to landscape architects and contractors at the same time. By coordinating the two, not only will you get a more beautiful final product, but you can also avoid the problems (and added costs) of doing both separately. In this article, we’ll go over the common issues of leaving landscaping until after construction, and some of the perks of starting early. [Read more…]

Landscaping in Small Spaces: Large Footprint Homes and Businesses

Small garden with patio furniture amidst blooming lavender. Modern architecture is trending towards homes and businesses that take up more and more lot space, leaving very little left for landscaping. Because of this, owners of these properties have to put more attention into landscaping the small remaining spaces: not only to increase the curb appeal of a home or business, but also make sure to have a space for homeowners and employees to enjoy their time outdoors. Learn how you can make big things come in small packages, creating a huge impression with tiny lawns, yards, and narrow paths. [Read more…]