Landscaping Services South Berwick Maine

Permeable Pavers

Permeable Pavers is a term that is used that I found a bit misleading. The concrete pavers themselves are NOT permeable. It is the system that the pavers are installed in that create a permeable surface. Permeable surfaces are becoming more important as water issues such as storm water run-off and water recharge areas are…

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Pesticides: Organic vs. Synthetic

As we all become more aware of the environmental impacts farming, gardening, and landscaping have on our waters, habitats, and people lots of folks want to move toward organic methods. ‘Organic’ is a term that has taken on lots of meaning and can be interpreted in different ways. The assumption that going organic is the…

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Perennial Plant of the Year

Each year the Perennial Plant Association names a new ‘Perennial Plant of the Year’. Plants receive this designation by vote from the members of the association. Plants are chosen based on five criteria: “suitability for a wide range of climate conditions, low-maintenance requirements, relatively pest and disease resistant, readily available in the year of promotion,…

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Bring Spring In

One way to get Spring going is to bring flowering trees and shrubs in. Sound like a strange project? It is very easy! Cuttings from spring blooming trees and shrubs can be brought in and “forced”. Plants like forsythia, cherries, witchhazel, magnolias, dogwoods, and quince are great for bringing in. The flowers have been set…

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Pruning and Maple Syrup

Even though the calendar says spring, we are still a ways off from leafy trees and flowering shrubs.  You may not be thinking landscaping, but March is a great time to prune trees and shrubs.  Damage from the windy, snowy winter often creates broken or damaged tree limbs.  Before the trees leaf out you can…

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New Website Launched

Just in time for spring and the 2014 landscape season we are thrilled to launch our new website! We have added many photos and made it easier to navigate through our services. We have added new pages like “Going Green” and this blog that we hope will inspire and educate you. “Our Philosophy” page is…

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