Fall is generally considered to be the time when your lawn is preparing to go dormant for the winter season, but it is also the best time to aerate and overseed your lawn, and fill-in those thin spots.
Aeration is the process where small soil cores are mechanically removed from the lawn. This helps grass to thrive by penetrating the dense thatch layer that can stifle your lawn’s growth and promote fungal infections. Additionally, aeration allows air, water, and nutrients
Now that fall is upon us we may feel as though we can finally park the lawn mower and just forget about our grass until next spring. However, as tempting as the thought may be, this is actually the perfect time to perform a few yard chores that will give next year’s lawn a significant boost. Your grass may appear to be going dormant, but it is in fact storing away moisture and energy for spring. You can help your lawn by raking (or using your lawn mower’s bag attachment) to
Now that the 2017 lawn and garden season has begun, this is a good time to review the basics of lawn care. A well-maintained lawn not only bolsters your home’s curb appeal, but it also provides a place for family activities and entertaining guests throughout the summer months. Last winter's weather included plenty of blustery days which brought down a bumper crop of fallen leaves and branches, so the first step is to tidy-up your yard. For a quick and painless fix, Cape Cod
The fall months are a favorite time of year on Cape Cod for many reasons. The weather is mild, roads are less congested, and our landscaping is still in good shape! Take advantage of this beautiful time of year and spend some time preparing your yard and garden for the current season and the next growing season. This is a guide to how to prep your space for the upcoming early spring season and what you can plant now so you may enjoy your yard before the cold winter takes over
Cape Cod is not known for having a lot of space. We are a small sandbar surrounded by amazing ocean views. Due to the limited space in the summer paradise, most homes have small yards. Small yards means limited landscaping options, right? Wrong. Great things can come in small yards. Here are 10 tips to wow the neighbors with your small yard landscaping. Flower Boxes Flower boxes are not just for windows anymore! Look for flower boxes that rest on your deck at any garden cente
Rain barrels have been around for some time, and in recent years they have started gaining popularity around the Cape. So what is a rain barrel and how will it help you with your landscaping and gardening needs? What is a Rain Barrel? Rain barrels are plastic or wooden barrels that fill up with rain water collected from the downspout of your roof. You will see rain barrels situated around the back corner of houses, near to flower beds and close to gardens. The rain barrel is