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Announcing EA Quinn’s New Customer Referral Program

E.A. Quinn is excited to announce the launch of a formal referral program that rewards local charities when our existing clients refer new customers to us. Here’s how it works: Let your friends know that you recommend E.A. Quinn for all their landscaping needs. Ask your friends to mention your name when they first contact …

Need some green back in your lawn?

The experts at E.A. Quinn Landscape Contracting can help you get your lawn back to looking green and feeling lush. For example, scroll down for some before and after photos of a lawn we repaired. In this case, the lawn was damaged by chinch bugs, which can cause significant damage to grass by removing fluids …

How much will my landscape project cost?

One of the most common questions we get from new landscape design and build customers is, “How much is this going to cost?” And the truthful answer is often frustratingly vague: “It depends.” But what does a landscape project’s cost depend on? There are typically three main drivers to a landscape project’s cost: Square footage …

What to do about water in the summer months

It’s rare that we get through a summer when there isn’t a dry spell. That can often turn green lawns brown and damage perennials. Below, we’ve gathered tips for keeping your landscaping looking its best through the dry summer months. Timing is everything – Watering in the middle of a hot day is not a …

What different types of mulch are there?

To the untrained eye, mulch is mulch is mulch. But at E.A. Quinn Landscape Contracting, we take our mulch very seriously! And when we travel throughout Connecticut installing mulch in planting beds and playgrounds, we make sure we only deliver the best! For planting beds, we offer a variety of mulches, such as hemlock, pine …

Patio Before and After

One of the best parts of a landscaper’s job is looking back at the before photos to remind us of how a property has been transformed. Below are two before photos of a Glastonbury home’s backyard.   And here are the “after” photos showing what the property looks like after the professionals at EA Quinn …

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What Causes a CT Retaining Wall to Collapse?

Retaining walls aren’t the most exciting part of the landscaping businesses – they certainly can’t compete with beautiful spring plantings – but they are crucial to many outdoor living designs. A CT retaining wall project may be required to level out a backyard to accommodate a patio installation. Or a retaining wall might be needed …

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Outdoor Kitchen Must-Haves

One of the hottest features of an outdoor living design that clients of E.A. Quinn Landscaping are asking for is an Outdoor Kitchen. On hot summer days, it’s divine to cook outside. Not to mention having guests over. Nothing beats having everything you need, from running water to refrigeration, right outside next to your grill. …

Fire pit design ideas

One of the hottest trends in landscaping right now is definitely fire pits. There is simply nothing better than gathering around a fire pit in the early evening with family and friends. E.A. Quinn regularly designs and installs fire pits for its customers. Below, we outline some fire pit designs to consider: This first fire …

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How does EA Quinn install an outdoor kitchen?

The first step in any outdoor kitchen installation is, of course, to create a plan with the customer. Outdoor kitchens come in all different sizes, shapes and styles. You can keep it simple with a just a sink and a grill, or you can add in all the features including a fridge, a pizza oven, …