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Clean Cut Landscaping based out of Branford, Connecticut is looking for full-time lawn maintenance/landscaping personnel for shoreline customers. Duties include cleanups, mulching, mowing, trimming, installations, etc. Please review our Landscaping Services page to find out more. Landscape experience is not required but is strongly preferred. Hard work and the willingness to learn is important. Must be able to work long...
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While the snow can provide a beautiful backdrop, it can also lead to very dangerous driving and walking conditions. When it snows—or rains and freezes—you want your walkways, driveways, and parking lots to be cleared as quickly as possible. At Clean Cut Landscaping, we rely on the effectiveness of Magic Salt to keep the hard surfaces of your property free...
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Edible landscaping offers CT homeowners the opportunity to live a more sustainable lifestyle and enjoy a lovely view, along with delectable smells and delicious tastes, from their yard and garden area. Edible landscaping design recognizes and is built upon the fact that food plants, everything from lettuce to fruit trees, are also naturally beautiful to look at. These food sources are...
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A water feature, such as a fountain, can be a key component of creative landscape design in Connecticut. Water features provide a fuller experience of the natural world by adding the subtle element of sound to your home’s surroundings. The sights and sound of moving water also bring a peaceful and relaxing mood to your Connecticut yard or garden area. In addition,...
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Landscaping does a lot for your home, such as enhancing its curb appeal and providing your family with lovely outdoor spaces to enjoy. Unfortunately, here in CT, mosquitoes can sometimes spoil your outdoor fun, requiring you to use chemical repellent on your skin or treat your lawn with insecticides. Before you turn to an inconvenient and uncomfortable chemical solution to keep...
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For the Best Lawn on the Block: Start with Expert Lawn Aeration and Overseeding Aeration and overseeding are essential to maintain a lush, healthy lawn and can produce quick growth results where grass is sparse. Fall is an ideal time for Branford homeowners and East Haven businesses to schedule lawn aerating, to shore up your lawn for the coming CT winter. (The timing...
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Covering the soil in your yard can cut down on weeds and help your landscaping retain moisture. When it comes to picking a covering, your choices include organic mulch and decorative stone. Not sure which is right for your Connecticut yard? A few of the benefits of each: Pros and Cons of Using Mulch Mulch can be made of many...
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Winter in Connecticut never seems to end. But, you can indulge in daydreams of spring by getting a jump on planning your spring landscaping. A few ideas to get you started with thick green grass and lush plant life: When to Plant Grass Seeds If you didn’t get grass seeds planted in the fall, it’s not too late. You can...
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If you want more privacy and a more intimate, enclosed yard, fences aren’t the only option. There are a number of hedges and plants that can effectively form a living fence. A few gorgeous green options for creating a privacy fence out of plants in Connecticut: Arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis) This evergreen bush provides insulation against sight and sound year-round. It’s...
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Snow and Ice Management in Connecticut While the odds of a damaging Connecticut earthquake are 1-in-20, the likelihood of snow and ice accumulation during the winter months are almost a given. Snowfall amounts vary throughout the state, but most areas can expect to see several inches of snow annually plus the development of ice on various surfaces. Snow and ice...
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