Landscape Design: 3 Reasons to Add Hardscaping

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New England weather can be very unpredictable, and the season only lasts a few months. We love to cram in all the fun outdoor activities into 3 months and with a fully landscaped and hardscaped backyard, that won’t be hard to accomplish. You can utilize the space to roast marshmallows over the firepit, set up an outdoor television for movie nights, and have social gatherings in your backyard to enjoy the pool or another water feature you might have. If you are having trouble deciding whether or not adding hardscape is a good idea, here are some reasons you should consider having it.

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What to Expect When Installing a Patio

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There’s a lot to consider before purchasing a patio for your property. They come in all shapes and sizes and can be designed for several different purposes that may or may not suit your needs. Whether you’d like a patio that features a large garden or one that compliments a swimming pool, it’s optimal to know exactly what you’d like so you’re pleased with the finished product.

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Hardscaping Your Apartment or Condo Association

People are looking for homeowners associations and apartments to live in with their families or to live in on their own. When these renters or owners are looking for a place to live, they are always attracted to somewhere that offers many amenities. There are so many different ones you can choose from, especially when you think about your landscape.

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Landscape Improvement: Investing in a Retaining Wall

Retaining walls can often be the facelift that your landscape needs to be the yard if your dreams. There are a many different functions and benefits to investing in a retaining wall. Not only do these features add beauty to your yard, but it also protects your soil and grass. In this blog, we will go over everything you need to know before making the decision to add a retaining wall. [Read more…]

Landscape Design: Outdoor Fireplace vs. Fire Pit

The burning question when planning out your landscape is deciding between an outdoor fireplace or firepit. Both are great features to add to your landscape, but which one is best for you? The best way to decide is how you plan on using the feature, it is just for you and your family, or do you plan on having backyard barbeques to have multiple people enjoy it? There are differences between these two whether in looks, available space, and price. [Read more…]

Privacy Barriers for Your Landscape

Evergreens that are acting as a privacy barrier between two homesThere are many different types of privacy barriers you can invest in. The typical fence such as a white picket fence, or you can get more creative and consider adding a natural fence such as evergreens. It all depends on what you want your landscape to look like. Some people like the natural look of trees, while others enjoy the look of wooden fences to add privacy. Here are the different kinds of privacy barriers. [Read more…]

New Year’s Resolution for Landscaping

Front yard of a large estateA green, healthy lawn and perfectly trimmed shrubs and trees are a major statement to any house. Along with remembering to add a creative display throughout the holidays and the different seasons. We all want to have the best looking home in the neighborhood, so it’s time to start a new, new year’s resolution. No more letting your front lawn overgrow or saying, “I will get to adding that vegetable garden next year.” This year, follow some of these routines to help make your house stand out the most on the block.   [Read more…]

Dangers of Postponing Snow Removal

exterior of an office building after a stormWe all hate having to shovel our driveways, but it’s even worse when you’ve got an entire parking lot and entrance to keep safe for staff and customers. Without proper care of your commercial land, a business can be stopped, employees won’t be able to get in, and it is all around dangerous. When the snow hits, you need a plan in place to take care of it, that is why you should hire a snow removal company to do it for you. When your parking lots are clear, this makes a safer environment for yourself and anyone coming and going to your office.   [Read more…]

Tips for Fire Pit Safety

Large backyard, two chairs around a firepit on hardscape looking at the woods.Fire pits are an attractive addition people will install on their property. Not only do they add warmth, but they also add style and even enhance the value of your property. However, as fun as they are, fire pits can be dangerous if you don’t properly manage them. If you decide to add a fire pit to your yard, make sure you take the necessary safety precautions. Here are some tips on how to do so. [Read more…]

Do’s and Don’ts of Outdoor Holiday Lighting

A home is completely decorated for the holiday seasonThe holidays are here, and we are just as excited as you are to decorate and get into the spirit. Before you go overboard on decorating your lawn, porch, or anywhere else on your property, remember there are some downsides to overdoing it – lights can burn out, you could blow a fuse, injuries, power outages, etc. You need to make sure you have everything you need and are prepared for the worst to happen, like your favorite string of lights no longer working or your favorite light up reindeer no longer lights up. Let’s look into how you can guarantee the safety of yourself and your home. [Read more…]