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September 5, 2019
Establishing a new lawn here in Groton, CT can be difficult, check out our guide to growing grass.

Hydroseeding Vs Sod Vs Seeding

Whether you have just moved into a brand new home with no grass or you just want to start from scratch, you want lush green grass and you want it fast. When it comes to starting a new lawn you have three choices: grass seed, sod, or hydroseeding.
August 16, 2019
Use aeration and over seeding to help your lawn stay healthy.

Aeration and Overseeding: The Homeowner’s Secret Weapon

Summertime in Connecticut means enjoying all the hard work we put into lawn care and our landscapes. Backyard barbecues, football games, and bonfires are great ways […]
July 17, 2019
These summer lawn care tips will get your Essex, CT lawn looking beautiful all year long.

Summer Lawn Care Tips from Colonel Landscaping

You spent plenty of hours getting your yard ready in the spring, but just because it’s summer doesn’t mean you can slack off now. There’s plenty […]
June 26, 2019
These DIY irrigation methods will help keep your Essex, CT lawn and garden watered without breaking the bank.

DIY Irrigation: 5 Inexpensive Irrigation System Ideas to Water Your Plants

Summer’s here and the heat is on. Your grass, flowers, and trees need to be watered regularly for them to perform at their best. But sprinkler […]
May 31, 2019
Choosing the best grass type for your lawn in East Lyme, CT

Tips For Choosing The Best Grass Type For A Beautiful Connecticut Lawn

We all dream of having a beautiful yard that will turn-heads, making our friends and neighbors jealous. Knowing where to start can be overwhelming. There’s just […]
April 30, 2019
Selecting the right grass type will enhance the beauty of your home in East Lyme, CT

Best Grass Types For Your Connecticut Lawn

Choosing the perfect grass seed for your lawn can be an overwhelming decision. Not knowing the differences between grass types or what types of grass will […]
April 1, 2019
prune tree in spring

Spring Landscape Tips

Dethatch Thatch is a layer of dead grass and other organic matter that collects under your grass. Too much of it can actually prevent water and […]
March 5, 2019
de-thatching lawn in spring

The Ins and Outs To De-Thatching Your Lawn

Often times following a long, harsh winter, a layer of dead organic matter will accumulate in between the crown of your grass and the surface of […]
February 1, 2019
green roof, green walls

Going Green: Benefits of Biophilic Design

Biophilic design is the idea that humans and nature should live together in mutual harmony for the benefit of both. It is the direct connection to […]
January 2, 2019
house plants

5 Winter House Plants That Are Easy to Care For

Indoor plants add a touch of color and atmosphere to any room or office but for many of us, we just don’t have the time (or […]
November 29, 2018

5 Winter Landscaping Tips

You spend spring, summer, and autumn working on and maintaining your yard. Come winter we think that we can take a break until spring. But there […]
November 8, 2018
compost

Fall Composting Tips For A Better Yard

It’s Autumn in Connecticut which means the end of the growing season, but don’t let all that plant matter go to waste. You can still get […]
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