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January 31, 2015

Beating the Lawn Care Blues: How to Conquer Common Landscaping Problems

Lawns can feel like fussy children. No matter how much you nurture them, there will be sicknesses, problem areas and tantrums for you to tackle. Take […]
January 31, 2015

Is Your Garden an Experience or Just a Plot of Dirt?

Having a functional garden is nice, but a ho-hum design won’t inspire you to step outside and enjoy it. Get excited about your garden again by […]
January 15, 2015

The 5 Best Materials for Beautiful Hardscaping

Plants are easy to move and change, but your hardscaping is a long-term investment. The right choice will suit your style, budget and maintenance desires. These […]
January 15, 2015

Brown Grass, Bugs and Crazy Weeds: Taking Back Control of Your Lawn

Maybe you’ve invested in a fixer-upper, have had a problem lawn since day one or just didn’t care until now. Your yard is a disaster, and […]
December 31, 2014

What Does the New Jersey Fertilizer Law Mean for Me?

If you’ve shopped for fertilizer in New Jersey lately, you may have noticed some changes. In 2011, the state legislature signed one of the strict regulations […]
December 31, 2014

Splits, Cracks and Breaks: Preventing Hardscaping Damage This Winter

We think of concrete as indestructible, but post-snow storm potholes and cracked driveways give away concrete’s ultimate weakness. Winter is hard on our hardscape. Ice can […]
December 16, 2014

6 Reasons to Rake the Leaves Before the Snow Falls

Let’s face it. Once the novelty of the first few minutes wears off, nobody likes raking. No matter how back breaking it might seem, resist the […]
December 16, 2014

7 Tips to Get Your Patio Ready for Winter

Shorter days and a chill in the air let us all know that winter is just around the corner. Before the bitter cold keeps you huddled […]
November 26, 2014

Using Permanent Design Elements to Create a Unique Lawn

Hardscaping is any non-plant element of your garden design. You may think adding it has to be a major overall, but hardscape features can be built […]
November 26, 2014

5 Steps to Designing the Perfect Garden

Over-thinking may be the biggest challenge that aspiring gardeners face. Where do you start? Whether you’re looking to fill a blank canvas or revive what you […]
November 13, 2014

Creating an Optimal Fertilizer Cycle

Fertilizer and turf grass go hand-in-hand. Everybody knows that you have to feed your lawn to keep it healthy, but slapping on any old fertilizer whenever […]
November 13, 2014

What’s Eating Your Lawn? A Guide to Common Pests

Chinch bugs and rodents and grubs, oh my! Any yard can fall prey to creepy crawlies and vermin that want to munch on your grass. When […]
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