March 18, 2019

Landscape Renovation and Professional Gardening | Brewster NY

All our landscapes require maintenance. Yours and mine! Plants aren’t furniture! We even replace or renew our furniture every 10-20 years, hopefully! Things change, grow, evolve etc. that includes our taste and sensibilities. Keep it fresh! Don’t wait until everything is so overgrown or outdated that you don’t know where to start. (See video at.bottom of post to see how 

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February 4, 2019

When is the Best Time to Prune Your Overgrown Flowering Tree?

We make it a practice to evaluate every feature of the landscape during the initial consultation. We look at the property as if our family owned it and lived there! We are interested in evaluating and analyzing every view, every tree and plant, drainage and flow paths; what we can see and even what we can’t. In this case, our 

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July 27, 2017

Water Garden Service in White Plains, New York

A recently was called to service a large ornamental water garden with a large pond and waterfall. This is a classic example of the value of proper service, including spring start up and monthly maintenance. The photo is a fish, Koi, which was sucked into an exposed pump intake. The filters and pumps were cleaned and biologicals were added to 

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January 24, 2016

10 Ways to a Healthy Beautiful Landscape

10 WAYS TO A HEALTHY BEAUTIFUL LANDSCAPE Take the pledge – No more toxic pesticides Reduce your lawn area Go organic for your lawn, trees, shrubs and gardens Recycle yard waste into brush piles and compost Mulch leaves and grass clippings Plant native plants and natural landscapes Grow your food – fruit, herbs and vegetables organically Bring back the birds, 

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April 17, 2014

Spring Cleaning – Green, Safe and Healthy Landscape Ideas – Newtown CT

When we think about how far we have fallen behind in our housekeeping, we should consider what awaits us in our landscape, gardens, patios, walks, driveways, lawns and backyards. Where do we begin? First I suggest, start with the big ugly. That would be the areas you don’t see or habitually ignore (speaking for myself). I’m talking about the attic, 

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