Core Aeration and Turf Restoration

When is the best time for lawn maintenance? While you might think that spring is great for restoring the backyard, you should be getting it done now. The fall season has the most ideal climate for a new healthy lawn. No matter how often you water or fertilize your grass, you will have to deal […]

Winterizing your lawn and garden

With the winter season approaching and snowflakes soon to fall, it is a good idea to winterize your lawn and garden. This is the key to having a lush, healthy lawn come springtime. The first step is to clean up leaves and debris.  You also want to have a look around and remove any plants […]

Feeling Stressed? Create a Zen Garden

Do you find yourself at the beach making sand castles and drawing designs in the sand? Then creating a Zen Garden just might be right for you. Built long ago to help Zen Monks reach a state of enlightenment, rock gardens were created by the careful placement of natural elements such as sand and stones […]

What is a Shakespeare Garden?

Shakespeare gardens are found throughout the United states and of course across the pond in Britain. The most famous of these lush gardens in right here in our backyard in Central Park located at West Side and 79th street. In 1916 the name of the park changed from Garden of the Heart to the Shakespeare […]

Get inspired this Summer

Where can you find ideas for creating your own backyard oasis?  Look no further than the gorgeous gardens of our local area. Take your camera, pack a lunch and get outdoors and get inspired by the majestic beauty New Jersey and New York gardens have to offer all Summer long. Visit the National Historic Landmark […]

Starting a butterfly garden

Butterflies are some of the most beautiful and interesting creatures. Creating a butterfly garden that will act as a sanctuary and attract a variety of species takes a little creativity and planning before the planting begins.  Simply choosing plants that flower may increase the number of butterflies that visit your garden but may not be […]

Designing an outdoor living space

Many of our clients dream of a beautiful outdoor living space but just don’t know where to begin.  Designing an outdoor space starts with understanding how you wish to use your backyard.  Your backyard should be a reflection of your lifestyle.  As experts in this arena, we’ve provided a few ideas and tips to assist […]