5 Best Outdoor Entertainment Ideas For Your Landscape This Fall

We love to be outside so much, we’re bringing all the comforts of the indoors out there with us. Outdoor entertaining these days means more than a few lawn chairs, a cooler and a grill. We’re watching TV outside. Perfecting our wood-fired pizzas. Snuggling up in front of a crackling fire. Who needs the indoors? … Continued

5 Container Gardening Tips To Enhance Your Home Entryway

We can’t say enough good things about container gardens. They’re perfect little mini gardens, tucked adorably in a pot. They create instant visual appeal, no matter where you place them. They’re fun to design and easy to plant. Poor soil in your yard? No space for a full-size garden? Containers to the rescue. The choices … Continued

What Is The Best Mulch For Landscaping A New York or Connecticut Home?

Mulch isn’t the prettiest word in landscaping lingo, but it’s a wonderful thing. It can help to conserve water, shield your plants’ roots from temperature extremes and discourage the growth of weeds. Over time, mulches made from organic materials break down and increase your soil’s fertility. Plus, it looks good. Decorative mulch can add color … Continued

5 Affordable Landscaping Ideas To Increase Your Property Value

Curb appeal isn’t just some urban myth that real estate agents peddle. It’s a real thing. Adding landscaping to your property boosts your curb appeal AND your property value. Decorating trends come and go, but landscaping endures. It adds value to your property right away, and its value increases as your trees and plants get … Continued

The Best Trees And Shrubs For A Natural Privacy Fence

Sure, that towering stone wall with the drawbridge over the moat will give you the privacy you crave. But that seems a bit extreme, doesn’t it? How about using beautiful shrubs and trees for privacy? Let’s take a look at some of the best trees and shrubs for a natural privacy fence.

Smart Landscaping: 4 Tips For Energy Efficient Landscaping

When the summer heat gets too intense, we instinctively head for the shade. If your overheated house could scoot underneath a big shade tree to cool off, it would likely join you. The next best thing: give your home its own shade. Planting the right trees in the right places helps cool your home in … Continued

What Is Dormant Oil Spray And When Do My Trees Need It?

Here we are once again in the strange land of horticulture vocabulary. Dormant oil spray. What is dormant oil spray? Do I need it? Do I need to be dormant when I spray it? No, you don’t need to be dormant, but your trees do. This is one of those things that you need to … Continued

10 Winter Pruning Tips For Trees And Shrubs

Yes, it’s cold and snowy outside, but it’s time to bundle up and spend some quality  time with your deciduous trees and shrubs. Winter is actually the best time of year to prune deciduous plants. Your reward for braving the cold? Your bare-branched beauties will burst out with vigorous new growth in the spring. Pruning … Continued

Our Top 4 Backyard Patio Design Plans To Consider In 2015

It’s easy to picture yourself enjoying a new patio. A comfortable chair, a cold beverage, maybe a few friends to share in the fun. But one key detail remains: What shape should it be? The experts at Neave Landscaping hear that question a lot. After decades of designing custom patios in all shapes and sizes, … Continued