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Selling this Spring? Tidy Up The Yard! Early April Garden To-Do List…

Early-APRIL Gardening Checklist:PERENNIAL GARDEN:Dig, divide & replant clumps of overgrown ornamental grasses.Poor drainage often leads to root disease.Fertilize perennial beds with Flower Tone for full healthy plants & super blooms.Protect irises from iris borer by raking away old foliage & disposing of it.  ROSE CARE:Prune roses the first week of April. Hybrid teas yield roses on […]

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Landscape Design Part 3 – Bluestone Patio – Before and After

  Below is the Bluestone Patio BEFORE   The patio was very small surrounded by an 8 foot high hedge of yews. There was no view at all of the pond and no way to walk around the house. The was no thought put into the pattern. There were weeds growing in between all the […]

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Landscape Design Part 2 – Side Yard & Stone Steps – Before and After

    Thinking of buying a new home, investment property or perhaps a foreclosure but the landscape projects seem to be daunting? Are you worried you won’t get any return on your investment? With a little vision and some sweat equity you can turn a property into a paradise increasing the value and making it […]

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Landscape Design Part 1 – Field Before & After

  Thinking of buying a new home, investment property or perhaps a foreclosure but the landscape projects seem to be daunting? Are you worried you won’t get any return on your investment? With a little vision and some sweat equity you can turn a property into a paradise increasing the value and making it more […]

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How To Make A Stone Wall With No Steps Skipped!

How to Make a STONE WALL With No Steps Skipped! by Eileen Anderson This particular area is on a shady slope where there is water run off. This would be a perfect spot for a french drain under the stone wall. A french drain is a trench filled with gravel or rock or containing a […]

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Garden Tips for November in New England

November  Gardening Checklist: PERENNIAL GARDEN: Mulch perennials after the first hard frost. Tie climbing roses against the wind. Hybrid tea roses should be mulched with soil 8” high around them. Leave seed heads on ornamental grasses for winter interest. Blow leaves from Pachysandra. Iris borers lay eggs in September, clean up iris bed. Winter grasses […]