How Much Mulch Is Too Much?

Mulch envy. It’s a real thing. Who hasn’t happened upon the perfectly mulched landscape and sighed, overcome with mulch envy? Mulch is a wonderful thing. Used right, it can help to conserve water, shield your plants’ roots from temperature extremes and discourage the growth of weeds. Plus, it looks good. Decorative mulch can add color […]

4 Essential Websites to Use In The Landscape Design Planning Process

How did we ever get by without computers? Heck, how did we survive before the Internet was invented? Sure, it has its drawbacks: It’s easy to get sucked into an afternoon of looking at photos of our friends’ kids, spend the whole morning reading celebrity gossip or, worst of all, find yourself reading the comments […]

5 Topics to Cover During Your Initial Property Walkthrough

You’re ready to give your New York or Connecticut property a facelift, or completely reinvent your outdoor space. You’ve got some ideas — and you’ve done some soul searching — but what you need now to get started is a solid plan. The landscape design process begins with a property walkthrough guided by a professional […]

Resolve to Stop Making These Landscaping Mistakes

Every year on January 1, we swear this year’s going to be different. That this is going to be the year we [blank]. We love to make new year’s resolutions, those promises to ourselves that this year will be one of renewal and newfound success. The University of Scranton’s Journal of Clinical Psychology found that […]