29 11, 2021

Choosing a Christmas Tree and Other Tips

By |2021-04-20T17:16:59-04:00November 29, 2021|Maintenance|0 Comments

As a horticulturist, the question I inevitably get at this time of year is, “What is the trick to keeping a cut Christmas tree from drying out/last longer?” There is no trick to it.  Follow these suggestions and your tree should last well through the holiday. Choose a Christmas tree that has firm needles that do not fall from branches when handling [...]

1 11, 2021

A Little Preparation Goes a Long Way

By |2021-04-20T17:15:21-04:00November 1, 2021|Lawn Care, Maintenance|0 Comments

Before you get distracted by the upcoming holidays and the weather turns too cold to work outside, there are a few jobs that need to get done. Doing these few things before Thanksgiving will make a big difference in protecting your plants and lawn from the Winter to come. Deer-proof evergreen shrubs by encircling them with stakes and attaching burlap [...]

6 09, 2021

10 Jobs to Do This Month

By |2021-04-20T17:07:11-04:00September 6, 2021|Lawn Care, Maintenance|0 Comments

The end of Summer does not mean the end of lawn care.  In fact, September could be the most important month of the year because the cooler temperatures and occasional rain are ideal growing conditions for plants and grass.  So, what you do now will give you a jump on a healthy lawn beautiful beds in the Spring. Aerate: Aerating [...]

5 07, 2021

Make Your Place the Place Where Friends and Neighbors Want to Hang Out

By |2021-04-20T17:01:29-04:00July 5, 2021|Landscape, Maintenance, Patios/Walkways, Walls|0 Comments

Outdoor gathering is a necessary reality these days, but that does not mean you need to settle on sitting on camp chairs in the driveway. Add style and ambiance to your outdoor space with lighting, a fireplace, landscape, or a patio with defining walls to create a dynamic outdoor experience. The photos above are from a project we completed recently. [...]

7 06, 2021

Lawn Care and Landscape Maintenance

By |2021-04-20T16:58:50-04:00June 7, 2021|Landscape, Lawn Care, Maintenance|0 Comments

All the hard work we did in the Spring should be paying off now that June is here, but there is still some maintenance to do. You will need to prune and shape shrubs and trees from their Spring growth spurts, add mulch to beds where needed, decorate with Summer annuals, and, of course, do your routine grass mowing. Along [...]

3 05, 2021

Time to Show Off

By |2021-04-20T16:56:34-04:00May 3, 2021|Landscape, Lighting, Maintenance|0 Comments

May, in my opinion, is the most beautiful month here in Southeastern PA.  Everywhere we look, Mother Nature is showing off her buds, blooms, and colors.  May is also the time for you to show off by planting annuals and perennials that will flower throughout the Summer and into the early Fall and add those pops of color to your [...]

5 04, 2021

Jobs to Get Done This Month

By |2021-04-20T16:54:03-04:00April 5, 2021|Landscape, Lawn Care, Maintenance|0 Comments

For most homeowners here in the Philly Area, April is the month to start gardening in earnest. The jobs you do this month will lay the foundation for peak season.  So here are a few jobs that you should do now to get started on the right path. Apply fertilizer and weed control to lawns. Once nighttime temps consistently stay [...]

1 03, 2021

You Planned in January, Now’s the Time to Make it Happen

By |2021-04-20T16:49:15-04:00March 1, 2021|Landscape, Maintenance|0 Comments

Remember back in January when we suggested you take your Winter down-time to make plans for the Spring? Well, now it is time to break out those plans and sketches and get to work. Prioritize What needs to be done first?  You will probably need to start with a clean-up – tree pruning, raking leftover Fall leaves, and tearing out [...]

3 02, 2021

Get a Jump on Spring Pruning

By |2021-04-20T17:48:26-04:00February 3, 2021|Commercial, Landscape, Maintenance|0 Comments

There may be snow on the ground, but you can still do some work outside to ensure your trees and shrubs are will groomed for the Spring. February is a good time to cut back those unruly shrubs and trees because they are dormant.  Also, strong winds and cold temperatures can cause serious damage to plants, shrubs, and trees.  Remove [...]

5 01, 2021

Plan for Spring During Winter Down Time

By |2021-04-20T17:45:58-04:00January 5, 2021|Commercial, Landscape, Lawn Care, Lighting, Maintenance, Ponds, Pools, Walls|0 Comments

The holidays are over, and the winter blahs are setting in.  That is why January is such a good time to design and plan those early Spring projects.  Planning your flower beds and Spring projects is a great way to chase away your Winter blues, plus, it gives you a chance to prioritize your needs so you can better budget [...]

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