The hard facts about hardscapes

A hardscape can be any form of paved area in which the bare earth is no longer exposed. This is a commonly used term in urban or suburban areas where there is limited exposed earth. Some examples of hardscapes are: patios, walkways, driveways, roadways, traffic circles and walls. We can also include water features in …

E.A. Quinn to be featured on Better Connecticut

E.A. Quinn Landscape Contracting was lucky enough to participate in a shoot about gardening for WFSB’s daytime talkshow, Better Connecticut. WFSB meteorologist and reporter Melissa Cole met up with the E.A. Quinn team at a client’s home in Glastonbury. Cole interviewed Karin Duggan, landscape designer, and Ted McMahon, landscape manager, who are both on staff …

Watch the E.A. Quinn Better Connecticut segment

E.A. Quinn’s segment on Better Connecticut aired on May 22 as promised. Don’t worry if you missed it, you can watch the clip below. We really enjoyed hosting Melissa Cole and are excited to share the work E.A. Quinn can do for homeowners throughout Connecticut. If the video inspires you, check out our photo galleries …

Flowers that bloom in spring

Want to know what flowers bloom in the spring time? Check out this post from Better Homes & Gardens. And let us know in the comments section what flowers are already blooming in your garden.

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Just what is hydroseeding?

Hydroseeding is a seed installation process that utilizes slurry (in this case a mixture of water, mulch/fibers, seeds, fertilizer, and green dye) to plant seeds. The slurry is prepared in a large tank on the back of a truck prior to arriving on site. The slurry is applied to the planting surface by a pressurized …

An itchy problem: How to get rid of poison ivy

If you have ever had poison ivy, then you can appreciate the importance of an active removal plan. Poison ivy is nasty, and it is a very resilient plant. When removing it, it is imperative to remove the root system. You should also plan on having to attack the problem numerous times. If you use …

Horsing around: Why playground fiber may be right for your playscape

Gone are the days of the basic playground made from some variation of plastics, metal or wood. Today‚Äôs playgrounds are far more advanced and the surfaces on which they are erected have followed suit. Within this emergent field of playgrounds, playground fiber mulch has become a time tested and effective manner in addressing impact reductions …

Meet the E.A. Quinn team: Tony Intino

Tony joined E.A. Quinn Landscape Contracting in May 2013. He serves as the CFO/COO and brings with him more than 30 years of financial and operational experience in the construction, real estate and manufacturing sectors. His blend of financial and operational experience and knowledge of the construction industry is the right mix of talents that …

E.A. Quinn’s commitment to sustainable landscaping

We believe so strongly in a sustainable landscaping approach, we want everyone to know about it! So we had a customized sustainability logo designed to help spread the word. Here’s the new logo on the side of one of new trucks: And in case you can’t read the fine print, here’s a close up on …