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What to expect when working with E.A. Quinn on your landscape project

I think we can all agree that when it comes to shopping for a new landscape and/or hardscape there are a lot of companies out there that perform this work. Choosing the right contractor can be a daunting task. The biggest question we ask ourselves is, “What do we do that makes us different than …

E.A. Quinn receives safety recognition from landscape trade group

GLASTONBURY, CT – Aug. 15, 2016 – E.A. Quinn Landscape Contracting, Inc. of Glastonbury was recently recognized for several achievements relating to work safety by the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP). E.A. Quinn received award recognition for: no vehicle accidents, no injuries or illnesses and no days away from work. The award program reflects …

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Fall landscaping tips from E.A. Quinn

The end of August through mid-September is the time to plant seed or lay sod. Cool nights and warmish days combine to have your lawn growing like crazy.  We would be happy to come out to overseed, slit seed or show you our hydro-seeder, which saves time and money while putting down an even layer …

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How trees can help you save money

Have you been thinking of the high cost of energy, and dreading your utility bill every month?  Wondering what this winter will bring?  Here’s an idea to ponder – carefully positioned trees can save up to 25 percent of household’s energy consumption for heating and cooling. The U.S. Department of energy estimates the proper placement …

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The benefits of mulch blowing your flower beds

Mulch blowing is the act of using a specialized truck to “blow” mulch through hoses into place in your flower beds. There are definitely cases where mulch blowing is appropriate and there are cases where mulch blowing is less desirable. Mulch blowing trucks really shine on hillside planting beds, or large area planting beds where …

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Sliceseeding, Slitseeding or Hydroseeding: What’s right for your lawn?

Mid-August through mid-September is the ideal time for seeding lawns. There are several different methods that you can employ to get your turf looking its best. Slitseeding, or sliceseeding, is when you plant grass seed directly into existing turf, without tearing up the soil. It’s ideal for existing yards that need bare spots filled in …

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Tips for Your Yard in August

When you use water wisely, you can provide your lawn and landscape plants with the water they need, even during the hottest part of the summer. A typical garden hose can deliver five gallons of water per minute. Soaker hoses, or drip irrigation “snaked” in your planting beds or placed around a tree under the …

Vote for E.A. Quinn in Best of Business Poll

                          The Hartford Business Journal is conducting a “Best of Business” poll to identify the top businesses in a variety of categories, including Best Commercial Landscaper. And guess who qualifies in that category? E.A. Quinn Landscape Contracting, of course! Click here to vote …

Keeping your yard healthy through the summer

July and August are generally our hottest and driest months here in Connecticut. Those of you that have irrigation systems will definitely be putting those systems to the test during these months. Make sure that you keep your system maintained and running to accommodate the drier months. These months are also a great time to …

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Design ideas for your paver driveway

Paver driveways can be a great investment for your home. Not only does a professional installed driveway add curb appeal, but it can sometimes last longer with less required maintenance than a more common paved driveway. If you’re thinking about a paver driveway, you’ll want to get familiar with some of the design concepts that …