Not so long ago, we have talked about lawn care and landscaping trends we will see implemented this year. One of them described a powerful inclination towards sustainability and naturescaping – the use of organic materials and locally sourced plants to revamp your landscape and cut down the costs of watering, fertilization and pest control. Mulch has been a topic we also favored in the past, but today we will take a closer look at five organic mulches and their uses for both beauty and function. You still have some time until spring gardening activities become your priority again, so let’s give you a head up related to the most favored mulches to use this year as picked by our lawn care Milford, CT specialists. Continue reading “5 Mulches for Looks and Function: Lawn Care Milford, CT Specialists’ Top Picks”
When it comes to lawn care and landscaping trends, naturescaping is everybody’s favorite. It means the use of locally sourced plants and grasses to improve sustainability attract wildlife, cut the costs of watering, maintenance, fertilization and weed control and to improve the looks of your yard and garden. Naturescaping doesn’t mean removing plants from their wild natural habitats and bringing them on your property, but rather use nursery-propagated native plants. Their main advantages revolve around the concept of resilience: they fare better under our specific climacteric conditions, need less water and fertilizers to thrive, are more resilient to local pests and weeds and need moderate to little maintenance throughout the year. If you plan to offer your landscape a makeover this year, our lawn care Bethel, CT specialists are here to recommend you a handful of native plants to consider. Continue reading “3 Native Groundcovers to Start Naturescaping With: Lawn Care Bethel, CT Pros Share Their Tips”
While you enjoy a hot cup of chocolate contemplating by the window how winter totally changed the looks of your landscape, you might also get an idea or two about giving your property a makeover when time comes. But what do you want to have on your property that is functional, sustainable, beautiful and affordable on the long term? If such questions cross your mind, then you are in the right place. Our lawn care Weston, CT experts together with their landscaping Weston, CT colleagues have identified five major outdoor architecture trends you might want to look out for in 2017.
Winter definitely came around these parts and it was a reason for joy and excitement, especially during the holidays and especially for kids. The parents may not have the time of their lives, however, as winter also comes with snow shoveling, de-icing the driveways and traffic nuisances to mention just a few of winter’s drawbacks. Nonetheless, if there is something that greatly benefits from the area’s average 8 inches of snow in January, it would be your lawn and garden. While you are bothered by heat bills and heavy clothing, de-icing and snow blowing, your turf and vegetation has the time of its life. Our lawn care Bridgeport, CT specialists are here today to comfort you by giving you three major reasons why winter and snowfall are beneficial for your landscape.
Come fall and your garden and yard bursts with color and fragrance for everybody’s joy. But do you really know what grows on your property? How many times did you look at a plant, flower or vine wondering where it came from and how to treat it – as weed or native plant to keep around? Some invasive native plants in your state do look great from a decorative point of view, but most of them are quite dangerous. Our lawn care Wilton, CT prost want to offer you today a short guide on an inconspicuous plant that is actually an invasive cold season weed: the Burning Bush (Euonymus alatus). Continue reading “Watch Out for the Burning Bush in Fall: Lawn Care Wilton, CT Pros Share Their Tips”