Pruning is a horticultural and silvicultural practice involving the selective removal of certain parts of a plant, such as branches, buds or roots. Many experts agree winter is a good time to prune. So, sharpen your shears and prune on a mild day. Cut out dead and diseased branches first. Then remove overgrown branches. Make sure to keep all the branches critical to the structure of the tree.
Today’s landscape construction trends are to build quality outdoor spaces that extend your functional living space. More and more homeowners are designing outdoor spaces to cook, dine, relax and work. They bring together technology and lighting to ensure the space can handle the type of activity you wish to use it for.
Americans are busier than ever. Children’s activities take up much of the weekend. Demanding jobs, plus long commutes, make weekday landscaping difficult. So, let’s face it, there’s never enough time for a high maintenance yard. If you you’re looking for low maintenance landscaping ideas for your front yard to free up your time for more fun, read on.
Using boulders in your landscape design is risky. If you don’t use them right, they can look weird and out of place. But if used correctly, they can make your landscape the envy of the neighborhood. Read on and we’ll show you how to mitigate the risk and help you use boulders the right way.
There are many benefits to fall garden planting and landscape construction projects. Besides being better for the plant, it may also be better for you. Find out why you should plan and plant your fall garden now.
Creating functional outdoor spaces depends on what you as the homeowner are looking to do. Do you have kids and/or a pet? An open back yard with ample room to run and play may be the best option. Or, are you more interested in entertaining? If so, your space may include a deck, patio, and/or outdoor kitchen. Here are some tips for designing a functional backyard landscape that’s just right for you.
Your landscaping sets the stage for the beauty of the exterior of your home. Whether you are accentuating and beautifying the front of your home or creating a tranquil space in your backyard, there are few ways better than strategically adding gardens and landscaping. One thing to consider when planning your landscaping is the use of stone retaining walls.
Whether you want to create more back yard enjoyment for your family, or you want to improve your back yard’s appearance for an upcoming sale, consider improving your property with landscape construction. Choose landscape features that you can enjoy now, and will also pay back dividends if and when you decide to sell. Contact New England Enterprises for an expert consultation for your drainage, grading or landscape construction project.
April showers bring May flowers, and can also bring lots of water into your yard. Rainwater combined with snow melt in the spring can pool in low areas if your property lacks good yard drainage. Here are some tips to help with common drainage problems. Contact New England Enterprises for an expert consultation.
Home excavation projects can range in size from an entire basement, to a foundation for a garage or addition, to a small utility trench. Excavation may also be needed to create drainage space around your home’s foundation that addresses a basement prone to flooding. Whatever the project, as a homeowner you should know what an excavation is, as well as a few dos and don’ts for excavation projects.