Category Archives: Trees

UNDERSTANDING SOIL TYPES

For gardeners and property owners, there are up to five different soil types that you can utilize for lawn, garden and landscaping.  Each of the five is made up of a combination of three types of weathered rock particles: sand, … Continue reading

Posted in Garden, General, Herbs, Lawn, Trees | Tagged | Leave a comment

Gardening in the wintertime…Grow some herbs!

Yes, it’s cold out. Yes, there is snow on the ground or if not, there will be soon. You sigh as you look out the window, missing the sunny days tending your garden. Well, that knack for nurturing green things … Continue reading

Posted in Garden, General, Herbs, Lawn, Trees | Tagged | Leave a comment

Ideas for Autumn – Enhancing your home

The front porch and entryway is the place where your home makes a first impression. Let’s get this important asset to your home shined up and ready for the festive season, with visits from friends and family! Replace old hardware … Continue reading

Posted in Garden, General, Lawn, Trees | Tagged | Leave a comment

Trees and their Uses

Any landscape professional will tell you that trees can add a lot of interest to your property. They surely can, but there are also other benefits, like shade – and barriers from wind or noise. In fact, trees provide a … Continue reading

Posted in Garden, General, Lawn, Trees, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

ADDING SHADE TO YOUR PROPERTY

We love the summer sun, with the way it makes things like swimming pools, lemonade, and wildflowers enhance our summer days. But sometimes, it’s too hot, and we seek escape from that same sun that we love! If you want … Continue reading

Posted in Garden, General, Lawn, Trees | Tagged | Leave a comment

Flowers of the Northeastern United States

Despite the harsh winters throughout the northeastern region of the country, there are an abundance of plantings that are robust in color, of all shapes and sizes, that thrive despite their location.   They range from towering trees, bushes, and ground … Continue reading

Posted in Garden, General, Lawn, Trees | Tagged | Leave a comment

Creating the Ideal Landscape for your Home or Property

Most likely, everyone has a different vision of what the “perfect landscape” is. To that we would say the only requirement is that it needs to be unique to you and be something that YOU like! Your home is your … Continue reading

Posted in Garden, General, Lawn, Trees | Tagged | Leave a comment

Make a Summer Splash – with Windowboxes

A colorful, beautiful garden on a miniature scale – essentially, that’s what you are creating when you hang and fill a windowbox. Windowboxes come in many sizes and styles – shop your local garden center for one that matches your … Continue reading

Posted in Garden, General, Lawn, Trees | Tagged | Leave a comment

Urban Gardening – Greening a Small Space

_So you love plants and you appreciate greenery. But you live in an apartment building or townhome and do not have yard space for a garden. Well, a trend that has been in place for a while now is urban … Continue reading

Posted in Garden, General, Lawn, Trees, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Gardening with Lines and Shapes

Especially in winter, and even in summer, we expect our garden to be colorful. Color, of  course, is simply one part of the garden equation. Shapes and forms can make your garden and lawn more dynamic…from very large, towering trees, … Continue reading

Posted in Garden, General, Lawn, Trees, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment