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Ice Melts 101: Selection and Application

By | 2018-02-14T08:46:30+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Pets, Plant Damage, Uncategorized, Winter, Winter Care|

A sidewalk cleared of snow and ice creates safety and security. We are often asked what products we recommend to melt ice or improve traction on stoops, steps, walkways and driveways. Many of the items on store shelves are composed of chlorides that are harmful to concrete, mortared areas, pets and the [...]

Plants with Winter Interest

By | 2018-02-13T20:46:29+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Landscaping, Plants, Seasonal Color, Winter|

The freezing temperatures over the holidays have kept many indoors, but as the temperatures rise a bit, we encourage you to step outside and spot some plants with winter interest. If your garden could use some, consider the following selections with plenty to offer. ORNAMENTAL TREES Renaissance Reflection Paper Birch. Image credit: Rotary Botanic [...]

What Type of De-Icer Should You Use?

By | 2018-02-13T20:46:31+00:00 December 13th, 2016|Maintenance, Snow and Ice Removal, Winter, Winter Care|

Photo Credit: Caters News Agency. This is a re-post from February 2016. With lots of cold and snow on the way, and lots of de-icers on the market, here are some guidelines on choosing the right de-icer for your property.   During the winter months, a frequently asked question that we get is [...]

What Type of De-Icer Should You Use?

By | 2018-02-13T20:46:35+00:00 February 3rd, 2016|Maintenance, Snow and Ice Removal, Winter, Winter Care|

The right de-icer, correctly applied, creates a safer surface to walk on and does not damage paving. Photo credit: www.househunting.ca During the winter months, a frequently asked question that we get is “What type of salt is okay to use on my walkway or driveway?”. This is not a question that we can [...]

A Winter Visit to Maggie Daley Park

By | 2018-02-13T20:46:35+00:00 January 5th, 2016|Landscape Architecture, Things to Do, Winter|

Breathtaking backdrops await you at Maggie Daley Park. Photo credit: Michael Van Valkenbergh/Wikipedia. In summer, Maggie Daley Park shines, with its exotic assortment of plants, low hills of grass, multiple play areas for specific age levels, rock climbing, mini golf, picnic groves, tennis courts and a 20-foot wide, quarter-mile long inline skate ribbon that [...]