How much does blown mulch cost?

Having your mulch blown-in, rather than spread by rake, is increasing in popularity in Connecticut and other parts of New England. Not only is mulch blowing fast, efficient and neat, it can also be affordable. The key factors in determining the cost of blown mulch are: Material. Not all mulches are created equal. Some are …

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How much room should you leave around a fire pit?

Fire pits are one of the hottest features in outdoor living today. They offer a great gathering spot for friends and family and allow you to extend the use of your outdoor living space in the early spring and late fall. When you are planning your outdoor living space, you will want to carefully plan …

Vote for EA Quinn in 2019 Best of Hartford Magazine Poll

It’s time to vote in Hartford Magazine’s annual Best of Hartford poll. We’re nominated in the Landscaper category and we’d love your support. There’s a new system for voting online, so we’ve broken it down into steps below to make it easier. First, go to the ballot page: https://www.courant.com/hartford-magazine/best-of/ Next, click on the category “Home” …

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Top landscaping trends for 2019

Thinking about making some updates to your outdoor space? We’ve compiled the top 5 trends in landscaping for 2019. These are all elements you may want to consider. Contact EA Quinn to speak with a designer if any of these ideas are interesting to you!   Converting a wood deck into an elevated patio. Oftentimes …

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How to get the most out of a landscape contractor on a job site

At E.A. Quinn Landscape Contracting we routinely work with General Contractors and Site Managers on landscape installation projects. Through our experience working throughout the state of Connecticut, we’ve identified some key factors that ensure a smooth and efficient installation. Timing is everything. The best scenario is to have a job site that is ready for …

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Outdoor Living Checklist

Outdoor living is one of the buzziest buzz words in the landscape design industry, and that’s no exception for landscape design in Connecticut. An outdoor living space is all about extending your living space to the outdoors. Rather than just having a patio with a table and chairs, an outdoor living space aims to create …

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How much does a retaining wall cost?

So you want a retaining wall and you want to know how much it cost. Unfortunately, there’s no a simple answer. The cost of a retaining wall is going to depend on several key factors: How big is the retaining wall? Size matters. The bigger the wall, the bigger the investment in site prep, labor …

Thanks to supporters of our annual holiday fundraiser

Thank you for your generous donations to our annual fundraiser supporting Covenant to Care and kids that are in need. We appreciate the continuing support from so many of you through the years and welcome to the new donors. We hope you are enjoying the greens and poinsettias, as well as knowing you’ve helped a …

EA Quinn brings its mulch expertise to parks and rec show

EA Quinn had a booth last week at the Connecticut Recreation & Parks Association’s annual conference at Mohegan Sun. One of the main services we provide to parks and recreation departments throughout the state is playground mulch installation. We only use the safest, IPEMA-certified mulch for playgrounds, which ensures the best play surface for children. …

Timlapse of pool patio and outdoor kitchen install by EA Quinn

E.A. Quinn Landscape Contracting recently participated in the design and installation of an outdoor living space that includes an inground pool. We installed a camera to take photos during the installation process and put together an impressive timelapse video, shown below. When you watch you can see how the elements come together to produce a …