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fall flowers and pumpkins

Fall Color Ahead There’s no denying that fall color in New England is a sight to see. In addition to mother nature’s magnificent foliage display, there are many ways to add bold splashes of color to your fall landscape. By this time of year summer annuals are waning, but it’s easy to enhance your outdoor

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Front of a beach house

A “Beachy” Scheme for our Gloucester Client Our Gloucester clients wanted a new “Beachy” planting scheme that would also ensure privacy for their backyard. In addition, they wanted to delineate two front plant beds as a separation from the driveway. Our Approach Instead of using traditional cobble we decided to do something a little different. 

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New bluestone and granite patio

The Goal: Update a Tired, Old Patio Our Manchester-By-The Sea client was in desperate need of a patio makeover. Their original walkway and patio consisted of rough cobble. The area was showing its age and it was time for an upgrade. For instance, the walking surface was very uneven. Some areas of the masonry were

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Party light with streamers

Summer Gatherings are around the Corner Is your backyard PARTY READY? When the warm weather comes, there’s no better place to host your celebration than the great outdoors. From weddings and showers to graduation parties and cookouts, prepping your property is no small task. Whatever the occasion, we’re ready, willing and able! Planning With the

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Updated backyard patio

Paver Patio Update = Backyard Transformation Our latest paver patio project for this Beverly home adds an instant facelift to our client’s backyard living space. Original Site Assessment Before the paver patio work could begin, we had to overcome the biggest obstacle: wetland issues. Planning proper drainage that didn’t interfere with the wetlands was critical.

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Red House with lawn and play yard

Survey Says: Americans Love their Yards and they are Important to a Home’s Resale Value April is National Lawn Care Month so it is a great time to think about what your lawn and landscape do for you. Even in the age of the smartphone and T.V. show binge watching, the love affair with the

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Got Curb Appeal

Why Curb Appeal is Important Adding Curb Appeal not only adds value to your home, but makes your house feel inviting and in harmony with the landscape. What does your house say about you?  Are you trying to make a statement or just blend in with your the rest of neighborhood? Everyone takes pride in

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House with beautiful lawn and plants

Make Life Easy with Cole’s Signature Services What are the of Benefits of using Cole’s Signature Services? When you hire a professional full-service landscaping company you don’t have to think twice about caring for your property. From the house cleaner to the pool service company to the plumber and electrician – it’s hard to manage

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