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Spruce up your Long Island landscaping with Mexican pavers

January 28, 2015

Mexican pavers are hand-made clay pavers that come in four different varieties: Saltillo, Super Saltillo, Lincoln and Hacienda. They can be used both indoor and outdoor on walkways, patios, driveways, balconies, and even as kitchen or bathroom tiles. These pavers are ideal because they are available in different shapes and sizes. Saltillo: Prepared from clay [...]

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Lawn Care Tip: Grasses Perfect for Shade

January 14, 2015

Having a shady landscape can be a blessing during hot, sun-filled days when you want to be outside but need a place to unwind without the unrelenting heat of the sun beating down on you. However, your lawn may think otherwise. Grass needs a certain amount of sunlight to thrive and if it does not [...]

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Introducing Blue Rug Juniper Plants to your Landscape

December 31, 2014

Blue rug juniper plants have become a common favorite on Long Island landscapes because of its unique and distinctive appearance and its low-maintenance qualities. This silvery-blue foliage provides an excellent groundcover for those areas of your Long Island landscape that have dry soil, especially since they are drought-resistant and can grow successfully in direct sunlight. [...]

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Kick up your Long Island landscape with a koi pond

December 17, 2014

Koi ponds have always been a popular part of Long Island landscaping designs. They not only add beauty and elegance to a Long Island landscape, but also provide a soothing spot for homeowners to sit and relax while watching these vibrant, playful fish frolic. If you’re looking to add a koi pond to enhance your [...]

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Landscape lighting: Go with LEDs

December 3, 2014

Many people are turning to LED lighting these days to save money and to be environmentally conscious. Little may they know that this same conservation can take place outside the home as well. If you’re looking to add Long Island landscape lighting to your property, LED lighting is a great option. LED Long Island landscape [...]

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Why use Long Island landscaping mulch?

November 19, 2014

If you’ve ever used mulch, you know it can be a bit annoying when pieces of it fall out of the Long Island landscaping beds or children decide to spread bits of it all over the yard and driveway. However, despite the irritating aspects of mulch, it actually has benefits that can be vital to [...]

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Landscaping tip: Lilac shrubs

November 5, 2014

Lilac is often a landscaping favorite because of its fragrance and vivid color. But in addition to its aesthetic appeal, lilac shrubs also serve many other purposes to your Long Island landscape. This aromatic shrub is one of the first to awaken in the spring, setting in motion the onset of the upcoming growing season. [...]

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How to mulch cedar trees on your Long Island landscape

October 22, 2014

Cedar trees are a favorite tree to plant on many Long Island landscapes and are relatively easy to take care of due to its drought tolerance. This tree has a pyramidal shape and grows relatively slow. There are different varieties of cedar trees and their height varies from one species to another. The eastern red [...]

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Create a low-maintenance Long Island landscape

October 8, 2014

Having a beautiful Long Island landscape does so many things for us. It gives our eyes bright, beautiful and colorful plants to see, our nose a variety of sweet smells to inhale, our mind a place to which we can escape when the stress of everyday life catches up with us. But sometimes there just [...]

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Fend off grass seed feeders

September 24, 2014

Trying to grow grass can be the bane of anyone’s existence as Long Island landscaping experts all know firsthand. You find yourself putting more effort into your lawn than some people put in at the gym, so darn it! You want results! But after weeks of strategically placing grass seed throughout your yard, you might [...]

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