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On rainy days, like today, any pooling issues you have on your property will reveal themselves. Whether it's your driveway or yard, having water problems is often an easy fix. Ponding in a yard French drains, while causing a bit of a disturbance during the...

Now that you've read about splitting ornamental grasses and removing thatch from your lawn, the next logical project would be cutting down trees and pruning trees. This may be a job where you hire someone (like me), because not everyone owns a chainsaw and...

The next most important work to be done on your property in the late winter is to rake out your lawn. But, you say, "The leaves were cleaned up last fall. Why rake again?" With your lawn being dormant, it's time to remove the...

The most common landscaping questions here in Cape May County start with owners looking for an efficient time table to have work done. So let's start with those tasks that can best be completed while winter lingers. First let's start with ornamental grasses. They...

With snow in the forecast for this weekend, it is a good time to remind all homeowners in Middle Township, NJ that we do snow removal on driveways and walkways in the township.  We also remove the snow in front of your mailbox, allowing uninterrupted...

For many folks, autumn means a drive in the country to view the gorgeous colorful display of leaves turning colors.  The many shades of reds, yellows and oranges transport us to the land of Oz.  For others, fall means raking leaves.  Some even refuse to...

Now that we're midway through summer and your yard is at the "maintenance only" stage, you have time to reflect on the overall appearance of your property.  Is something missing?  Something that might add distinction and character, while being unique enough that it's not a...

While I sit here suffering from another almost weekly bout with poison ivy (it seems to alternate with poison sumac), it seems the perfect opportunity to talk about these rash-causing plants. The rash is caused by an oily substance called urushiol.  The rash it causes is...

It's been a very busy spring and early summer, hence no posts for the past six weeks.  Now that the 90 degree summer heat is here in full force, work is scaling back and I have time to write. I recently planted three ornamental grasses on...

My wife Joyce has been bugging me for the past couple years to get a double knock out rose bush, just like our neighbors.  Doing a complete rehab of our flower gardens this year finally allowed the addition of a double knock out rose bush. The...