Spring is coming (we promise!)

It may have snowed in some parts of Connecticut yesterday, but spring is just around the corner. Starting on March 20, we’ll officially be in the spring season, which is E.A. Quinn’s favorite season! In honor of the impending start of this season of rebirth and renewal, we collected a few fun (and some practical) …

Going green: What does sustainable landscaping mean?

Our goal today is provide a high level definition of what sustainable landscaping is, and then supplement this definition with more solid definitions and examples in future blog posts. “Sustainable landscaping” is an overarching term that refers to an ecologically sound and sensitive approach to enhancing outdoor spaces. While one may tend to view this …

EA Quinn does its part to clean up from Winter Storm Janus

While many Connecticut residents were inside during the peak of yesterday’s storm, E.A. Quinn’s snow plow vehicles were out clearing parking lots, sidewalks and roadways. We had 25 plow vehicles, 10 loaders/bobcats and a staff of 45 out to clean up the white stuff. Below is a quick synopsis of snow totals for this most …

Time to vote for EA Quinn in the ‘Best of Hartford’ poll

EA Quinn is once again in the running for the Best Landscaper in Hartford Magazine’s annual “Best of Hartford” poll. We’ve been honored as the best landscaper in the state for the past two years, and we’re hoping to keep the streak running. If you’ve worked with us in the past year and had a …

Time for Deer Damage Prevention….

In the next few weeks it will be the appropriate time to protect your evergreens for winter. E.A. Quinn is offering a tree and shrub application that will protect your plant material against deer damage in the winter time. Now is the time to call and get on our list to get your evergreens sprayed. …

Seeding Season Is Here

Its somewhat of an old wives tale that spring is the best time to seed lawns. Mid August through mid October is the best possible time for seeding. You don’t have to fight weeds and crabgrass. The cool nights allow the grass to take hold and bulk up before winter. We offer several seeding options …

Ways to treat Red Thread fungus

June so far has been extremely wet. We are starting to see a lot of red thread fungus on the lawns. Red thread is a fungus that develops on lawns during damp, cool, wet weather. Red thread will not harm the overall health of any lawn. This disease is strictly unsightly. There are two courses …

Helpful hints for prepping your garden in the spring

Spring certainly has been quite unpredictable. Mother nature hung on quite late with the winter weather which put us a little bit behind. We are trying to have all clients edged and mulched by Memorial Day. Now is the time to start planning if you are interested in a landscape design or hardscape project. Give …

Spring time means planning time for your landscape

Spring is right around the corner. If we didn’t catch you at either of the trade shows, you missed some nice spring color and fragrant smells! Now is the time to finalize your contracts and get set up for the upcoming season. If you are planning on implementing a project, now is the time to …

Upcoming Trade Shows

Come see us at the following trade shows. They will hopefully get you in mood for spring time weather and bright flowers!   CT Flower and Garden Show February 21-24 CT Convention Center Thurs. 10 AM – 7 PM Fri. 12 PM – 7 PM Sat. 10 AM – 7 PM Sun. 10 AM – …