Yes, that’s right. Spring is coming! and soon…It is hard to wrap your mind around that when you look outside and all you see is snow. But a nice thick layer of snow is actually very good for some plants; it insulates plants, acting as a protective blanket from the continual freeze and thaw during… Read More
Custom landscape design for your backyard can be one of the best investments you make in your home. Not only will it increase the value of your property, it will increased the use and enjoyment you will get out of it! If you would like to make the most out of your outdoor living space,… Read More
While we are still enjoying the nice weather you might want to get out in the yard and get a jump on your Fall Checklist. Now is a good time to aerate your lawn, do some overseeding if needed and apply a starter fertilizer. Now is also the best time to attack broadleaf weeds since… Read More
If you’re looking to build a stone patio in Saratoga Springs, look no further! Redbud Development are the experts when it comes to designing exquisite stone patios and brick walkways in the Saratoga, Clifton Park, and Lake George area. We are committed to creativity and will work with you on every step to design the… Read More
We only have the one Mother Earth and we need to take care of her. There are so many different ways you can contribute. Pick an element that is important to you: water, air, plants, animals…all of them need help. Today is a great day to teaching your kids to appreciate the world around them… Read More
Join us at the Saratoga Springs City Center, March 1-3, for this year’s Home Show sponsored by the Rotary. Come see wonderful displays of products for your home, both inside and out. Get some new ideas, meet the suppliers and the contractors, and compare. For a $1 Coupon off the price of admission, visit www.rotaryhomeshow.com.
Geff attended another one of CCE’s continuing education training programs yesterday where he received a refresher course on native and invasive plants, using native plants for stormwater management, sustainability planning using such methods as green roofs, open meadows, lawn substitutes. New technologies were also discussed: permeable pavement, structural soil, and the bio-swale area. Good stuff!
Many homeowners – and some contractors – are not always aware of the numerous code requirements and regulations that pertain to their particular location and project. This can lead to your project being shut down until you meet all requirements set forth by your particular governing body. You MUST do your research EARLY to determine… Read More
Around here, the general rule of “green” thumb is that Thanksgiving weekend is your latest you want to get those bulbs in the ground.So if you want that early burst of color this spring from Tulips and Daffodils this may be your last chance! You will be busy next weekend shopping with Black Friday and… Read More
While we still have a few weekends left of fairly warm weather, here is a list of chores: Have the chimney cleaned Service the furnace Cover the air conditioning unit Protect your delicate plants (fallen leaves and burlap works well) Apply your Fall fertilizer to the lawn If needed, now is the time to transplant… Read More