As we enter the month of March, spring and an increase in warm weather are top of mind for most of us. Unfortunately, at the beginning of February, legendary groundhog Punxsutawney Phil predicted that we would be in for another few weeks of winter weather. Though this is not always a reliable prediction, it seems […]
Ticks: Prevention and Protection Tips
As the temperatures start to warm up, many of us are eager to start spending more time outside. However, a growing concern in the New York area is an increase in ticks and tick-borne illnesses. In this week’s blog post, we will discuss some of the causes of the increase in tick activity and tips and tricks for prevention and protection.
Tree Stump Removal: The Stumps Have Got To Go
This week let’s dive into an often-neglected aspect of creating the perfect landscape design for your family’s home: tree stumps. Some of my less experienced readers just beginning their landscaping journey may wonder, “What exactly is a tree stump?” The stump is the lowest portion above the ground of any tree & has many vital […]
Ice Storms & Your Home: What You Need To Know.
The winter season is fully upon us, and with it comes the dangers that snow/ice storms can inflict upon your property. Fallen trees, icy roads, & an array of icicles are just some of the things that make this time of year so hazardous. Ice storms are particularly dangerous, causing over twenty thousand injuries yearly, […]
Landscaping: A Look To The Past For Inspiration For The Present.
The art of landscaping has a rich, fascinating history that dates back to ancient times. From the hanging gardens of Babylon to the sprawling parks of modern cities, people have been shaping & modifying the land around them for thousands of years. Looking back at different layouts of historical landscaping examples can be a great […]
Maximizing Sustainability: Tips for Recycling Your Christmas Tree.
Did you know that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says that twenty-five percent of all waste for the year is created between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day? Now that most of the holiday season has come and gone, it’s time to think about what to do with the Christmas tree sitting ideally in your […]