almost PERFECT Landscaping is proud to announce our EIGHTH CONSECUTIVE AWARD WINNING year at Angies List of the “super service award” for delivering and maintaining quality products and services. This is a reflection of the caliber of employees and workmanship that APLNJ has instilled into its business.
It all started when a tree company removed a few trees and some overhanging branches from my client’s yard. The shade from the trees made the area so dark that it became very difficult to grow any kind of grass.
Pennsylvania Bluestone is dense, strong, fine-grained sandstone quarried only in the northeastern tier of Pennsylvania, parts of northern New Jersey and the southern tier of New York. It is an excellent material for decks and patios as it resists cracking and won’t discolor. It easily can be separated into slabs of varying sizes, making it suitable for other architectural details such as steps, walls, entrance walkways, building facades, interior floors, and fireplaces.
A solution to this drainage problem was to install a trench drain box the entire length of the door thus catching the water before entering. The water then is diverted to the side to naturally flow away down the property.
Fall is a great time to show off in the neighborhood, with all the beautiful colors of the falling leaves, the colorful pumpkins and gourds lying amidst the seasonal plantings of Mums, Ornamental Peppers and late blooming black-eyed susans. Then toss in all the laughter, fun, and excitement of the Halloween season and you have a splendid and festive display.
Driveway Drainage was this client’s issue. This client had a steep driveway that was allowing water to back up into the garage, mainly because the grade of the lawn did not allow water to follow a more appropriate and natural path. There were two possible solutions, one being a simple inexpensive dry river bed to solve the problem and the other being
How to Help Your Community Create an Effective Mosquito Management Plan: A Xerces Society Guide. This guide will help you learn more about mosquitoes and the diverse wetland communities in which they play an important part, and give you the resources and information you need to work for the adoption of safe, effective methods of mosquito management in the places where you live and play.
It sure got a tad warmer lately and now that we seem to be over the hump as far as “snow” goes, at almost PERFECT we do our annual spring snow removal equipment maintenance. We follow the guidelines set forth by the OPEI (outdoor power equipment institute) for de-winterizing snow blowers and other seasonal power equipment.
Spring has Sprung Early and almost PERFECT Landscaping is “back in the saddle”. The “duke” (frank) spent the winter estimating and going over the equipment and getting new. Been busy but IT SURE IS nice to be out again interacting with the soil, getting dirty, and being one with mother nature.almost PERFECT Landscaping is back in the saddle .So while you are out enjoying this weather take a look at your landscaping and lawn. There are necessary tasks to do this time of here and here are but a few.
The most important aspects of a successful landscape design happen long before the digging of the first hole. Thorough and careful observation of the layout and much planning is needed to create a landscape that will functional and pleasing in appearance. It doesn’t matter if it is a new property or the improvement of existing landscaped beds, you might want to consider getting a landscape design plan in place for next spring.
Implementing landscaping / gardening design modifications, changes and upgrades well ahead-of-time provides opportunities, many advantages and other benefits such as:
GUARANTEED scheduling of landscape design services earlier in the spring.
Additional time to research and finalize the changes of the existing landscape design
Sufficient time allotted to obtain plants or materials
Sufficient time for budgeting of costs before the landscaping work begins
Potential savings from off-season, early-bird, or promotional discounts