Spring 2017 Home Show

It’s almost Spring! That means it’s time for the annual Home Show at the DCU Center. It’s this weekend from Friday, March 10th – Sunday, March 12th.

The show will be filled with over three hundred displays where you’ll find everything you need for your spring and summer projects — kitchens and baths, windows and doors, siding and roofing, sun rooms and solar installations.

You’ll also find plenty of ideas for your lawn, patio and garden from local nurseries and outdoor specialists. Of course we will be there, and for a limited time you can get FREE tickets courtesy of the Wilde Companies.

Early Spring Lawn Tips – Get Started on a Great Looking Yard

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This Past Winter was Rough, Help your Lawn Bounce Back with These 2 Simple Tips

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Green Grass – Get a Head Start

Remove the Winter Debris
Be sure to rake away the debris from winter, including old leaves, rocks and sticks. This will help to give your lawn a clean start for spring. In addition, a strong blower will assist in removing leftover sand and salt. Raking also helps to dethatch your lawn and it loosens the soil surface of the soil.

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Rooftop Gardening – Merging Green Spaces and Urban Areas

rooftopIrr1Over the past few year Rooftop Irrigation and Gardening has really grown in popularity. Mostly targeted at Urban areas in Boston and surrounding areas, it allows residents to grow lush gardens in spaces that were once dominated by concrete and wooden decks. It brings a whole new dimension of color, texture and beauty urban living spaces.

In fact, there was recently an article in the Boston Globe on the topic:

Coming To a Rooftop Near You

From Boston’s Seaport District to the North Shore, large-scale rooftop agriculture is blooming in local environs.

Irrigation – The ”IV” System for Your Lawn

Last Summers’ beautiful weather wreaked havoc on most lawns.  The extended warm weather and lack of suitable rainfall caused most lawns without shade to shut down from basic dehydration.

Lawn Dehydration

I often will explain during a demonstration with a new customer how to operate their sprinkler system to think of it as ” a GIANT Intravenous system for their lawn”. Continue reading Irrigation – The ”IV” System for Your Lawn