6 Results for tag: Winter

The Dangers Of Snow Shoveling

It’s the morning after a snow blizzard and your driveway has been pummeled with snow. The snow is fresh and hasn’t iced over yet, so it’s the perfect time to shovel it off of your driveway so you can get to work right? Not so fast. Before you take to the snow, you should take some precautions. There are some hidden ... More

Preparing For The Next Major Snowstorm

Now that we have successfully faced and handled our first major snowstorm of the new year -- a whopper that dumped more than a foot of the white stuff in the Merrimack Valley -- we can rest easy, right? No way. There are bound to be at least a few more storms this winter and it's time to get prepared. Perhaps you were thrown ... More

10 Plants For A Pop Of Winter Color

Most avid gardeners dread the winter because it's not as fun as the spring, summer and fall in terms of involvement in their crops. They also hate to see a dormant landscape out their window during the cold months in New England. But winter isn't all doom and gloom for your garden. In fact, there are ways you can ensure a pop ... More

The Proper Way To Shovel Snow

The first snow is always so beautiful in New England. It drapes off the trees, coating everything in a blanket of soft white. That's what we all think for the FIRST snow fall. By the second, third and more snow storms, we're just aggravated we have to shovel, snow blow, etc. Not only is it an aggravation for many, it's also a ... More

Best Type Of Firewood To Keep You Warm This Year

Let's Talk Firewood The Best Type of Firewood to Keep You Warm This Year Why spend a fortune on conventional heat this winter when you can augment it with heat from your fireplace? Fires at home are cozy, bring the family together, and make the perfect backdrop for your holiday gatherings. But which type of firewood is best ... More

Winter Lawn Care: How to Prepare Your Landscape for the Winter Months

OK, this is it folks: your last chance to prep your yard for the harsh reality of winter. In no time, the frigid temps and snow will be here and you had better have prepared your landscape to take the hit. If not, you'll have a lot more work to do when things thaw out in spring. Be prepared to prune, plant and mulch before you ... More