It’s Tax Refund Time: 4 Smart Ways to Invest into Your Landscaping

While the dullness of winter seems to keep going and going, it does bring with it one positive thing… income tax refund time! That check from Uncle Sam can get spent quickly if you forget to plan ahead on how best to invest it. While some homeowners put these resources towards the inside of the […]

The DOs and DON’Ts of Lawn Fertilization

Most landscaping experts would tell you that one of the best ways to maintain a healthy, lush lawn is with good fertilization.  Being consistent in feeding your plants and grass ensures your vegetation is receiving the nutrients necessary to thrive. While many of us have fertilized before, we often don’t consider what we can do […]

Make Your Commercial Property Ready for Winter

Owning a commercial property comes with a lot of responsibilities including maintaining both its interior and exterior.  Not practicing due diligence can leave you exposed to lawsuits, liability concerns and more.  Before winter is here, make sure to get your commercial property winter-ready. Here are a few ideas to get you started: Get overgrown branches […]

Ask the Expert: All Your Lawn Care Questions Answered

Lawn care may seem easy but it can be a daunting task for the average homeowner.  In fact, it can be downright intimidating.  There are so many different ways to even the simplest of chores from mowing to planting and even trimming.  It can be tough to know which approach is the right one. At […]

How to Prune Small Trees & Shrubs

If you are like most homeowners, you are more than a little intimidated by the thought of having to prune your small trees and shrubs each spring. Many are scared of taking too much off and permanently damaging the plant. Others simply don’t know where to begin when it comes to keeping their foliage in […]

How to Prevent Crabgrass from Taking Over Your Lawn

With the warm February we’ve had spring seems closer than ever before.  Before we know it, trees will be budding and bulbs will be popping up from the ground.  Along with the beautiful signs of warmer spring days comes some other not-so-welcome guests including crabgrass. Crabgrass is one of the most common weeds you’ll find […]

4 Tips for Hiring the Right Landscaping Team

You wouldn’t trust your kitchen renovation or roof replacement to just anyone.  You’d want to see their other work and ensure that the contractor is both experienced and professional.  So why would you expect anything less from your landscaping partner? Not all landscaping companies are created equal.  Some, such as Martin John Company, have a […]

How to Best Protect Your Plants during an Ice Storm

Did you know that ice can increase the normal weight of branches by as much as 30 times?  Few things can be more damaging to your plants and trees than an ice storm.  As the thick layers of freezing rain accumulate, they can snap branches, weigh down bushes and cover your entire landscape in a […]

Hot Landscaping Trends for 2017

If there is one term to describe what the 2017 landscaping world has to offer its “Back to Basics”. As consumers start yearning for a more simplistic lifestyle, outdoor trends will follow in the materials and plants chosen. Creating a comforting outdoor space that offers both natural beauty and basic upkeep will be important along […]

Winter Landscaping Ideas

The twinkling lights and seasonal décor of Christmas makes it easy to add some decoration to your landscape. But what can be done after the holiday season is over to create an inviting outdoor space? There are many ways you can easily and affordably maintain a beautiful property all winter long. Here are three ideas […]

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507 East Park Ave.
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