How To Install Cobblestone Edging

By Robert Robillard

Cobble Stone Garden Edging and Borders I live in the Metro-Boston area where older streets are still paved in granite cobblestones and setts. Cobbles stones make great edging material for gardens, raised beds, pathways and even driveways. Cobblestone edging transforms a landscaping project into a neat and organized looking finished product.  In this article we…

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Winter Moth Caterpillar Infestation

By Robert Robillard

  Tree Insect Control – Winter Moth Caterpillar Infestation If you live along Northeastern Seaboard chances are you have or will have tree damaged by a small, green caterpillar called the winter moth (Operophtera brumata), a member of the Geometridae family. Winter Moth Caterpillar The Winter moth is an insect pest that was introduced to…

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How To Make A Raised Garden Bed

By Robert Robillard

Photo:  www.eartheasy.com Benefits of Raised Garden Beds Spring has arrived and as the days grow longer it’s time to move outdoors and work in the yard. We recently have been doing more and more lawn and garden articles and thought that writing an article on how to make a raised garden bed dovetailed nicely between…

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How To Build An Outdoor Shower

By Robert Robillard

Outdoor Showers This article will discuss planning considerations for, and show you how to build an outdoor shower. Days of Old Outdoor Shower Outdoor showers used to be associated just for beach houses, cottages or houses with a pool.  Not anymore, outdoor showers are growing in popularity, and powered by the desire of residents longing…

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Fall Lawn Maintenance

By Phil Benevides

Fall lawn Care Tips From A Concord Carpenter The overall beauty of your home can be impacted by your landscaping and your lawn is probably the largest part of your yard. So regardless of how well maintained and beautiful your home is you can’t ignore the look and condition of your lawn, since I can…

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Fall Leaf Removal Tips

By Phil Benevides

Fall Clean Up Tips to make your chores Faster and Easier Plan Waste Collection Wisely Check with your town or municipality for guidelines on Fall Leaf Removal. Many communities only collect Fall yard waste during a certain period of the year and often require the use of specific disposal bags. Remove Leaves Weekly Although your…

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Tips on How to Maintain your Lawn Mower in the Fall

By Phil Benevides

How to Maintain your Mower during the Fall Here at a Concord Carpenter we love tools and although we don’t make a living using our lawn mowers, it is certainly a tool we rely on and use regularly. Without a quality mower that is maintained to perform well our beautiful homes may be overlooked by…

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How To Prepare Your Lawn For Winter

By Phil Benevides

Fall lawn care tips from A Concord Carpenter The overall beauty of your home can be impacted by your landscaping, and your lawn is probably the largest part of your yard. So regardless of how well maintained and beautiful your home is, you can’t ignore the look and condition of your lawn, since both you…

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