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7 Ideas for Patios that Will Give You A Great Gathering Space For Your Family

Your patio doesn’t have to be just a big rectangle by the back door. The site of your patio affects how often it will be used and how well it serves its intended purpose. Whether you are designing your own or working with a designer, here are some things to consider in the planning phase. […]

Five Plants to Bring Fragrance to Your Yard

Our Favorite Fragrant Shrubs For your  Yard Planting fragrant shrubs adds a wonderful addition to your garden. Once you’ve experienced the enjoyment of a fragrant plant, you’ll want to add more. You’ll want to include shrubs that smell good near patios, entries, kitchen windows and driveways for even more of that sweet flower smell! No […]

5 Ways To Choose Between a Fire Pit or Fireplace

“Should I get a fire pit or fireplace?” … That’s a question we hear a lot.  Which would you prefer to gather around with your friends? Each has its pros and cons.  Consider the following 5 things when choosing what’s best for your family: 1. Seating Many people choose a circular fire pit because they […]

How to Design An Outdoor Kitchen You’ll Love

Nothing beats a perfectly done steak on a nice summer evening served with grilled vegetables for a healthy side dish.  With a well-designed outdoor kitchen, you can have a nice place to grill outside all-year-round. In warm months, it will be the center of your outdoor living with family and friends. The rest of the […]

Top 6 Early Spring Bloomers to Get Color in Your Yard

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After a long and bleak winter, early blooming flowers can lighten your spirits in anticipation of spring. There still may be snow on the ground, but if you take the time to plant some of these, winter will feel a little shorter. Most people think of bulbs for spring however there are many other plants […]

The 9 Most Interesting Evergreens to Plant in Massachusetts

Go beyond the mundane and try something new for an interesting backdrop or a focal point for your yard all year long. Interesting evergreens are readily available at garden centers—so be daring and plant one into an existing bed or border! Make sure to consider growth rate, though, as some take years to grow 6 […]

How To Dress Your Home For The Holidays: Colorful Winter Landscaping

After the leaves fall, the flowers are long gone and cold settles in, your yard can look incredibly bleak; however, that doesn’t mean you have to settle for a monochromatic blanket of white…   While shopping for the bright and bold flowers for the spring and summer is fun, planning ahead for winter interest and […]

5 Reasons To Hire a Landscaper Instead of Doing a DIY Landscape

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Even though a DIY landscape seems like it’d be a fairly simple project (who doesn’t love spending time in the garden?), transforming a landscape on your own may not be the best use of your time and money. Before you pull the trigger on your DIY yard, think about these other 5 valuable things a […]