New Tree Do’s & Don’ts

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Do plant the tree at the right depth, with the top of the root ball as high or slightly higher than surrounding soil. Do eliminate competition from lawn by clearing the grass out … Read More

March Garden Guide

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Read: How Do I Revive My Lawn? Most annuals and perennials can now be purchased as transplants this month. Here is a list of some of our favorites: (L-R) caladiums … Read More

December Garden Guide

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Carnations, larkspur, nasturtium, petunias, poppy Garden Guide: Planting Fall & Winter Annuals Pansies, petunias, alyssum, dianthus, snapdragons, ornamental cabbage and kale, geraniums The roots of hardy plants grow during our … Read More

Top Five Tips for a Beautiful Fall Lawn

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1.      Fertilize in Fall. It’s great to fertilize in spring, and again early summer, but fall fertilization is probably the most important of all, and the most neglected. September 15 to … Read More

Boston Beautiful!

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For years I’ve requested an APLD (Assoc. of Professional Landscape Designers) Conference in Boston. I’d heard it was a beautiful city with lovely architecture and I knew there had to … Read More

Summer Watering 101

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“I can’t possibly water enough. This summer must be hotter than last summer.” I don’t think our summers have gotten hotter, but as I age, I do not handle the … Read More