Recycling at EA Quinn

Today our friends at Connecticut Mulch were in our yard grinding up all of our yard waste we collected over the past year. The mulch will be ground and composted and used in part to make new mulch in a year or two. At E.A. Quinn we recycle 100 percent of the wood product collected …

Check out EA Quinn’s latest paver driveway project

Check out this drone video of a recently completed project by E.A. Quinn Landscape Contracting. Our team of professionals designed and installed the gorgeous paver driveway featuring Unilock Brussels Block as well as several boulder retaining walls on the Marlborough property.  

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Tips for hiring a landscape contractor

Do you have a backyard project that needs a professional landscaper? Are you intimidated about how to go about hiring a landscape contractor? Worry no more. We’ve come up with some basic guidelines to help you find the perfect landscaper for the job! Tip #1 – Think beyond the search engine The first place people …

October notes from the staff

Survey drawing We will be drawing a winning name from our customer survey responses on October 26th. If you have lost or misplaced your survey please call the office or email donna@eaquinn.com and we will send you a new one. Don’t Leave The Leaves Leaves left on the lawn may cause fungus or mold problems …

E.A. Quinn brings fall to NBC CT Outdoor Studio

E.A. Quinn Landscape Contracting continues to partner with NBC Connecticut on the seasonal landscape design for the news station’s outdoor studio. We recently updated the studio with some fall favorites, including gorgeous mums, pumpkins and gourds. Be sure to tune into NBC CT for their regular broadcasts from the outdoor studio and watch for our …

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Key elements for an outdoor living plan

The main element in an outdoor living space is you. Think about how you would like to use the space. Options for outdoor living spaces are endless and figuring out what will be best for you is the first step. Here are some questions you should consider when planning an outdoor living area: Do you …

What is Value Engineering?

Value engineering is simply a technique that analyzes the functions of an item or process to determine “best value”. Value engineering (or VE as known in construction) should stand for “value improvement” as some times that item or process does not result in immediate cost reduction. It may be a cost savings in the future. …

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How to integrate an outdoor kitchen into your backyard patio

Are you considering having an outdoor kitchen installed in your backyard patio? Here are a few things to consider: Location, location, location! Where is the best spot for the outdoor kitchen? If you are going to be hosting large parties and cooking for big groups, you want to be sure that you have an easy …

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Planning your landscaping project within a budget

One of the most common questions we hear from customers is, “How much will it cost?” Unfortunately, the answer is usually, “Well, that depends.” There are so many variables in a landscaping project that can increase or decrease the cost, there is no one-size-fits-all price. Below, we outline some of the items that can drive …

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How long does it take to install a paver driveway?

There are several factors that determine how long it will take to install a paver driveway. Existing base material. Is the existing driveway sinking or settling? If so then the existing base material would need to be removed and a new base installed. If the existing driveway is asphalt and just the surface is cracking, …