Archive: Landscaping

Spring Landscape Cleanup Checklist

Spring Landscape Cleanup Checklist

Did you know leaving your landscape alone during the winter months is healthy for plants? If you follow this advice, then it’s important to perform a spring clean-up. Here is a spring landscape cleanup checklist to help you decide what projects you should take on this spring to ensure an attractive and healthy landscape.

Read more

Pros and Cons of Hydroseed vs Sod

Pros and Cons of Hydroseed vs Sod

In the landscape world, it’s a question asked a lot. Which method is better for starting a new lawn: hydroseed or sod? The best way to answer is by acknowledging each method has its pros and cons. Depending on your personal situation, one option may be better for you. Read on to learn more.

Read more

4 Benefits of Winter Pruning Trees and Shrubs

4 Benefits of Winter Pruning Trees and Shrubs

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.

Read more

6 Low Maintenance Landscaping Ideas for Your Front Yard

Low Maintenance Landscaping Ideas for Your Front Yard

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.

Read more

Increase Your Home’s Resale Value with Landscape Construction

Landscape Construction Project: Backyard Patio

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.

Read more

Five Reasons to Grade Your Lawn

Reasons to Grade Your Lawn

Lawns are an important part of your property. Good lawns improve the appearance and curb appeal of your home. They provide an area to enjoy the outdoors in both the front and back yard, for your family as well as friends and guests. They also act as a watershed for your property, allowing water from impermeable surfaces such as your roof and driveway to be absorbed before they become a problem. However, bad lawns can hurt your home and even cause damage: today we will look at five reasons to grade your lawn.

Read more

Landscaping to Minimize Flooding

Landscaping to Minimalize Flooding

Thousands of dollars are spent by home and business owners each year attempting to repair damages done by flooding, when they could be used proactively. Being prepared before it’s too late is the best way to fight against flood damage. By landscaping to minimalize flooding, a property owner can prevent flood damage and increase the appeal of your home or business. Flooding can also lead to pollution in local water systems, rainwater carrying pesticides and sediment from treated soil to nearby ecosystems and wreak havoc. To avoid flooding of flooding of homes and their yards, as well as preventing damage to businesses and their clients, take a look at options to remove the risk of flooding by landscaping your property.

Read more