Year: 2016

It’s Time for a Fall Yard Clean-Up

Without a doubt, winter weather can make a mess of your lawn, and once snow falls, there’s not much you can do about it. However, if you tidy up your landscape in the fall, it will surely make cleaning up easier once spring comes around! At Grasshopper Gardens, we offer a fall yard cleanup service…

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Three Benefits of Landscape Lighting

Oftentimes, the benefits of exterior lighting is overlooked. At Grasshopper, we believe that outdoor lighting plays a major role in enhancing landscapes. There are many benefits of adding landscape lighting to your design plan, including: Appearance It goes without saying that lights outside your home will make it more visible to guests (and yourself) who…

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How to Water Your Lawn

It’s no secret that your lawn needs to be properly watered to maintain its status as the best-looking lawn on the block. With the dry summer the Capital Region has been having, it’s more important now than ever to learn exactly how to water your lawn. At Grasshopper Gardens, we carefully select the best products…

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Rid Your Yard of Mosquitoes with These Plants

Landscaping at home does not just involve sticking random plants into your barren front or backyard and making it look more “green.” When designing and landscaping at home, you need to invest some time, energy, and creativity into beautifying your yard — but you’ll also need to put some real thought into it. This is…

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Why Hire a Lawn Care Professional?

One of the most obvious benefits to hiring a professional to landscape your yard is that a professional landscaping company can develop a customized plan to take your yard from working to winning. There are surely other benefits, including saving time to enjoy your yard, but not all of them are as obvious. See our…

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Lawn Fertilization is More Than Just Lush Green Grass

Professional fertilization programs from Grasshopper Gardens promote a vibrant lawn throughout the year. But fertilization goes beyond just ‘looking healthy’. Your grass battles weather, pests and disease on a daily basis, and needs regular attention. Preparing it for the frigid weather is as important as getting it ready for the growing season. Our experienced lawn…

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