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Are Your Walkways Safe When Snow Covered?

Posted by John Tighe on Wed, Feb 22, 2012 @ 09:06 AM

Winter in the Boston area brings many pleasures, and probably just as many pains. One big responsibility that homeowners face is ensuring their property is safe for family and visitors. Are your walkways safe when snow covered? Or is your icy driveway presenting a very serious danger? And when is it time to act, making sure the area is safe to travel across?

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Tags: landscaping, winter hardscapes, safety, walkway

How Your Landscaping Hardscaping Behaves in Winter

Posted by John Tighe on Wed, Feb 15, 2012 @ 07:54 PM

Here in the Boston area you need to keep an eye on your hardscaping features - things like stone patios, walkways, wood deck and retaining walls - winter through harsh cold and extreme conditions from November to February and sometimes beyond. What should you expect from these elements of your yard over the winter? And how can you help them to remain durable without resorting to back breaking maintenance?

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Tags: stone walls, winter hardscapes

Potential Dangers of Using Snow Blowers on Your Walkways

Posted by John Tighe on Thu, Feb 09, 2012 @ 10:04 AM

Snow acts as an insulator for your plants, protecting the roots and branches from frigid temperatures. But when your snow blower or snowplow tosses excess ice, sleet and de-icing products onto the garden and grass, disaster can strike. Do you know the dangers of using snow blowers and have you prepped your gardens for protection?

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Tags: damage, plants, snow blowers