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Helpful Hydrangea Pruning Tips for Homeowners in Massachusetts

Helpful Hydrangea Pruning Tips for Homeowners in Massachusetts

Hydrangea Pruning Tips for Homeowners in Massachusetts The Hydrangea plant is one of the most popular plans across Massachusetts, and it’s easy to see why. Not only are these plants beautiful, but are easy to care for, long lasting, and remain vibrant in color longer...

How Much Does In-Ground Pool Installation Cost?

How Much Does In-Ground Pool Installation Cost?

In-ground swimming pools are an exceedingly common way to optimize your backyard landscape design, gather family and friends for a fun day in the sun, and increase the value of your home. Many Massachusetts homeowners have turned to in-ground pool installation to...

How Much Does Fence Installation Cost?

How Much Does Fence Installation Cost?

A fence is not only a great way to keep your children and pets safe but to enhance curb appeal, increase property value, and offer a quaint New England aesthetic to any residential property in Massachusetts. While there are many different materials for fences, wood...

How Much Do Brick Paving Stones Cost?

How Much Do Brick Paving Stones Cost?

Paving stones, or pavers, are a popular way for homeowners in Massachusetts to update their landscape design, enhance curb appeal, and in many cases, increase property value! Pavers for the patio, pool deck, walkway, and driveway come in a variety of colors, textures,...

Are Paving Stones Durable?

Are Paving Stones Durable?

Paving stones for the patio, walkway, driveway, or pool deck are becoming increasingly popular in Massachusetts landscape design. Homeowners are looking for new ways to enhance curb appeal, increase the value of their home, and create an outdoor living space that...

Enhance Curb Appeal with These Landscape Design Remodel Ideas

Enhance Curb Appeal with These Landscape Design Remodel Ideas

Have you driven by a home and thought to yourself, “Wow, their front yard looks awesome!” Of course, you have, and you are not alone! We all do this, gaining inspiration from our neighbors, and learning new ways to enhance curb appeal and update our landscape design....

4 Landscape Design Techniques to Enhance Your Backyard Landscaping

4 Landscape Design Techniques to Enhance Your Backyard Landscaping

The backyard is where families gather, children grow, and memories are made. Many homeowners are looking for new and unique ways to optimize their existing landscape and enhance it with modern, trendy, and quality landscape design. Outdoor Lighting Outdoor wall and...

Lawn Care Tips for Healthy & Lush Landscape Design

Lawn Care Tips for Healthy & Lush Landscape Design

Proper lawn care is essential to achieve a lush, healthy landscape. Sounds simple enough, right? You may be surprised to learn that many homeowners do not care for their lawns correctly. In fact, many homeowners we speak to at JM Mento Landscape Design do not know how...

Will Snow Damage Artificial Turf?

Will Snow Damage Artificial Turf?

Massachusetts homeowners dread the first signs of winter - frigid temperatures, leafless trees, and of course, the first snowfall of the year. For homeowners who have artificial turf lawns, or homeowners in Massachusetts considering artificial turf installation, the...

What Are the Different Types of Artificial Turf?

What Are the Different Types of Artificial Turf?

Nylon artificial turf for residential and commercial landscape design projects Artificial turf and grass are often associated with West Coast landscape design due to its warm, Mediterranean climate. However, did you know that artificial turf is perfectly suited for...

Keys to a Successful Outdoor Living Project

Keys to a Successful Outdoor Living Project

A Customer’s Experience with JM Mento Landscape Design The “Outdoor Living Space” has quickly become a priority on the wish lists of many families and homeowners. HGTV has entire episodes dedicated to patios, decks, gardens, pools, fire pits, and outdoor kitchens; the...

How to Care For Artificial Turf in the Winter

How to Care For Artificial Turf in the Winter

"Winter IS coming." - Ned Stark, and every other Northerner in HBO's Game of Thrones. Winter in New England is renowned for its frigid temperatures and excessive snowfall. If you are a homeowner in Massachusetts, your artificial turf landscape may require additional...

How Do I Winterize An In-Ground Pool?

How Do I Winterize An In-Ground Pool?

Summer in Massachusetts is ending, which means it is time for homeowners to begin the painful process of closing down their in-ground pools until next summer. Winterizing an in-ground pool can be tedious when doing so for the first time. By following these steps,...

How Much Do Patio Pavers Cost?

How Much Do Patio Pavers Cost?

Before potential customers buy a product or service, the first question asked will almost always be, “how much does this cost?” Patio paver installation can be a beautiful way to increase curb appeal and the value of your home, but how much do patio pavers cost? Are...

What Type of Pavers are Right for My Landscape Design Project?

What Type of Pavers are Right for My Landscape Design Project?

Paving stones are among the most highly-sought materials for a residential remodel or commercial property renovation. Versatile in color, design, and material, paving stones add a luxurious element to any home or commercial space, while also maintaining durability and...

Do Paving Stones Increase the Value of My Home?

Do Paving Stones Increase the Value of My Home?

Paving stones for your driveway, pool deck, fire pit, or backyard patio are a beautiful addition to any residential property and can lead to an increase in the value of your home! Versatile in design, color, and style, paving stones can section off parts of your yard,...