The Bolton Landscape Blog

Plants for Pollinators

Bees, birds and butterflies are pollinators we like to see in our gardens. Pollinators have an extremely important role to play in agriculture, reproduction! Eighty-five percent of the world’s flowering plants and 66% of the world’s crops need pollinators according to The Xerces Society. Here in the United States, there are more than 100 different […]



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Landscaping with Boulders

Boulders are beautiful in landscaping. On the plus side, Fairfield and Westchester Counties are blessed with bedrock. Instead of removing boulders, use boulders for backyard landscaping projects. Boulder Retaining Walls and Stairs A retaining wall is a structure designed to hold, or support, the soil behind it. They help with different elevations in the terrain […]



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Nor’easter Damage to Ornamental Trees and Shrubs

Nor’easter Damage to Ornamental Trees and Shrubs

We have experienced three Nor’easters in the first two weeks of March and many properties have nor’easter damage to trees and shrubs from heavy snow and wind. Damage may be as simple as a Boxwood or Forsythia bent over from the heavy snow or as severe as total destruction to prized ornamental trees or shrubs. […]



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Early Blooming Bulbs and Perennials

Early Blooming Bulbs and Perennials

One warm day in February does not confuse plants, but a warm month? Bulbs and perennials have interpreted the temperatures to start sending out shoots. Do not worry if you see bulbs like snowdrops, or the tips of tulips and daffodils peaking up through the soil…even with snow in the forecast. In an old fashioned […]



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Choosing The Right Stone For Your Patio & Walkway

Choosing The Right Stone For Your Patio & Walkway

Adding a patio or walkway to your property brings a whole new level of elegance to your landscape. Patios create beautiful outdoor gathering places for you and your guests to enjoy. Precise excavation and construction ensures a clean level surface, perfect for outdoor furniture, picnic tables, or even a fire pit. Walkways help to guide […]



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Add A Backyard Waterfall

Adding a waterfall to a backyard is one way to connect the brain to nature, right in your own backyard. Ever noticed how much calmer you feel by a lake or an ocean? Listening to water and staring at water, be it a river, pond, lake, ocean or waterfall, sooths the 21stcentury brain besieged daily […]



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