How a Retaining Wall Can Benefit Your Property

How a Retaining Wall Can Benefit Your Property

Several ways of installing a retaining wall can bring real value to your property, and provide useful service in terms of your overall landscaping setup. At T & B Landscape and Irrigation, we are a retaining wall company that can survey your property and provides you with expert wall installation, so you can get the maximum benefit from ... More

The Do's And Don't Of Fall Plantings In Massachusetts

The Do’s And Don’t Of Fall Plantings In Massachusetts

Planting things in the fall around Massachusetts can produce some wonderful results that you'll really appreciate in spring. However, there are a few Best Practices you should observe, so that you don't make a mistake which will end up harming your new plants. By making yourself aware of these few simple guidelines below, you should be able ... More

10 Quick Spring Landscaping Tips

10 Quick Spring Landscaping Tips

Spring is the best time to have fun landscaping your garden and ensure that it looks great - the quick tips here will help you to keep it beautiful year round. Whether you’re planning on having many garden get togethers or you simply want a place to enjoy a therapeutic gardening hobby, the advice below can help.  1. Tidy Up Your ... More

How to Care for Your Lawn in the Winter

How to Care for Your Lawn in the Winter

Here in Andover, MA grass goes dormant in the winter. In our colder climate, grass will simply stop growing until the spring. During this season, we tend to spend the least amount of time thinking about our lawns and the lawn mower is stashed away somewhere out of sight and out of mind. Don’t let this time of dormancy fool you, however. ... More

3 Tips To Protect Your Fence This Winter

3 Tips To Protect Your Fence This Winter

Ah winter! It’s that time of year where the fire is oh so cozy, there are parties galore, and everyone’s getting into the holiday spirit. Along with these joys, winter also brings many threats, such as snow blizzards, icy roads, and frozen pipes. There are lots of precautions you should take during the winter to care for yourself while ... More

Summer Lawn Care Tips

Summer is a great time for outdoor fun in the sun. A nice backyard barbecue with your family or a quick game of football in the front yard are some of our favorite things to do in the Summer. What makes these activities even more enjoyable is a good looking lawn. Keeping your lawn maintained throughout the summer is worth it for those days of ... More

The Many Benefits of Keeping Your Lawn Mowed

Mowing your lawn takes a lot of time, love and care. As a homeowner, it’s a big responsibility to make sure your yard is clean and tidy. But sometimes, you might want to skip a mowing in order to save time. Unfortunately, it’s not always in the best interest of your lawn to wait longer between mowes. Keeping your lawn mowed is beneficial. ... More

5 Tips for Spring Gardens

Spring is just around the corner! Before you know it, more and more flowers will soon start to bud as they display that marvelous array of hues from the color spectrum that we’ve all come to love. Are you ready for your spring garden? Don’t let the time slip by without preparing. Your lawn can join in the parade of colors also with just a ... More

Why It’s Important to Winterize Your Sprinkler System

If you haven’t winterize your sprinkler system this year yet, now’s the time to do so. And we mean right now. Based on our local Andover, MA history, freezing temperatures can start in early November. In fact, in 1989, temperatures reached an all time low of 4° one day in November. Last year we wrote a brief warning post about why ... More

Don’t Know How to Get Rid of your Fall Leaves? Try Cold Compost!

By Tracy S. Morris Every fall the leaves on trees turn spectacular shades of red, yellow and brown. While these leaves look picturesque on trees, they soon turn crispy brown and drop to the ground. Once the leaves have fallen from their trees, homeowners have a messy lawn on their hands. For many homeowners, maintaining a tidy lawn ... More