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How to Attract Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds are beautiful and fascinating creatures that can bring life to your yard. If you want to attract them, there are a few things you can do to make your yard a hummingbird haven. In this article, we will go over some tips on how to attract hummingbirds to your yard. 1. Plant flowers [...]

By |2024-01-23T15:37:09-05:00May 1st, 2024|Gardening Tips|Comments Off on How to Attract Hummingbirds

What is a Hedge?

Hedges, with their lush foliage and natural beauty, are a timeless addition to landscapes that transcend mere aesthetics. But what exactly is a hedge, and why is it a valuable asset for your outdoor space? In this article, we'll unravel the secrets of hedges, exploring their definition, functions, and the myriad benefits they bring [...]

By |2024-01-23T11:38:18-05:00April 23rd, 2024|Gardening Tips|Comments Off on What is a Hedge?

When to Cut Back Forsythia

Forsythia, with its vibrant yellow blossoms, is a beloved shrub in many gardens. To maintain its health and beauty, proper pruning is essential. Knowing when to cut back forsythia is crucial for promoting robust growth and ensuring a stunning display of flowers in the coming seasons. In this article, we'll explore the best times [...]

By |2024-01-23T11:17:31-05:00April 1st, 2024|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When to Cut Back Forsythia

The Perfect Landscape Design

Choosing a landscape design involves considering various factors to ensure that the final plan meets your preferences, suits the site conditions, and aligns with your lifestyle. Here are some steps to help you choose a landscape design: Define Your Goals and Preferences: Clearly articulate your goals for the outdoor space. Do you want a [...]

By |2024-01-22T14:36:46-05:00March 15th, 2024|Landscaping Tips|Comments Off on The Perfect Landscape Design

The Best Spring Bulbs

As winter bids farewell, it's time to usher in the vibrant colors and fragrances of spring. Planting bulbs is a surefire way to ensure a spectacular floral display. In this guide, we'll explore the best bulbs for spring, offering a palette of colors, shapes, and scents that will transform your garden into a blooming [...]

By |2024-01-22T15:04:56-05:00March 1st, 2024|Autumn plants, Gardening Tips|Comments Off on The Best Spring Bulbs

The Best Fertilizing Schedule

Achieving a lush and vibrant landscape requires more than just soil and sunlight—it demands a strategic and well-timed fertilizing schedule. In this comprehensive guide, we'll explore the key elements of the best fertilizing schedule to ensure your outdoor spaces thrive with health and beauty. Understanding Your Landscape's Needs: Before establishing a fertilizing schedule, assess [...]

By |2024-01-22T13:55:55-05:00February 15th, 2024|Gardening Tips, Landscaping Tips|Comments Off on The Best Fertilizing Schedule

Choosing the Best Ice Melt

As winter blankets our surroundings with ice and snow, finding the right ice melt becomes crucial for maintaining safety and preventing slips and falls. In this brief guide, we'll explore the key factors to consider when selecting an ice melt product to keep your pathways clear and secure during the colder months. Understanding Ice [...]

By |2024-01-22T13:31:17-05:00February 1st, 2024|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Choosing the Best Ice Melt

Winter Landscape Maintenance

Winter brings its own set of challenges for maintaining outdoor landscapes, but with a few key practices, you can ensure your garden and surroundings stay in top shape even in the colder months. Staten Island is USDA hardiness zone 7b which tells us what plants can stay outdoors and which will require extra care [...]

By |2024-01-22T13:06:39-05:00January 22nd, 2024|Gardening Tips|Comments Off on Winter Landscape Maintenance

Cherry Blossom Trees in Staten Island

Staten Island, one of New York City's five boroughs, is a beautiful place to live, work, and visit. And what better way to enhance its natural beauty than by planting a cherry blossom tree? Cherry blossom trees, also known as sakura trees, are native to Japan but can thrive in many other climates, including Staten [...]

By |2023-04-23T12:32:33-04:00April 23rd, 2023|Gardening Tips|Comments Off on Cherry Blossom Trees in Staten Island

How to Start Vegetable Seeds Indoors

Starting vegetable seeds indoors can be a great way to get a head start on your garden and ensure healthy seedlings for transplanting. Here are some steps to follow: Choose the right containers: You can use small plastic or peat pots, trays with compartments or even egg cartons. Make sure the containers have drainage [...]

By |2023-03-11T11:12:39-05:00March 11th, 2023|Gardening Tips|Comments Off on How to Start Vegetable Seeds Indoors
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