outdoor living

Can I afford an outdoor living project?

One of the hottest concepts in landscaping right now is “outdoor living.” You might have seen a magazine article or television special highlighting outdoor living, but you’re wondering what the cost would be. Unfortunately, there’s no definite answer on how much an outdoor living installation will cost. It really depends on what is included in …

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Why choose natural stone for your hardscape project?

When you want a patio, your two basic options are pavers or natural stone. Most people are familiar with pavers, but they may not be as familiar with natural stone and the various options. The key benefits of natural stone include: Strength – Natural stone doesn’t deteriorate. Period. It will last, and may even improve …

Commercial landscape maintenance and installation

What landscaping services does EA Quinn offer corporate clients?

E.A. Quinn Landscaping has an increasing roster of corporate clients, including a cable sports network in Bristol as well as an insurer based in Hartford. We help these clients manage their landscapes efficiently and help them enhance their properties through our design and installation work. We provide a broad range of landscaping services to corporate …

Spring suggestions from EA Quinn

Mulch – We at E.A. Quinn Landscape recommend using a double-shredded pine-bark mulch, which is our standard mulch and once again we are also carrying a premium, hemlock mulch. The bark mulch, as it breaks down, returns beneficial nutrients to the soil that feeds the plants. Many of the dyed mulches of red, black or …

Two new hires at EA Quinn

                          E.A. Quinn Landscape Contracting, Inc. of Glastonbury recently added two new members to its team: Fran Knights and Gina Robinson. Fran Knights has joined E.A. Quinn in the newly created position of Sales Manager. Knights, who lives in Glastonbury, previously worked for …

What is mulch blowing?

One of the most popular services we offer at EA Quinn Landscape Contracting is mulch blowing. However, there are still people who don’t know what mulch blowing is, so we decided to write this blog post to help bring everyone up to speed. Anyone who has attempted to spread mulch over any significant area can …

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Material choices for retaining walls

Retaining walls may not seem exciting, but they can really transform a yard or the front entrance to a home. They are often an important element for an outdoor living space, creating flat spaces for patios or pools, while also adding visual interest. Like many landscaping features, there are many choices when it comes to …

What are the different types of fire features for my backyard?

A fire pit is a wonderful enhancement for any outdoor living area. But not all fire pits or fire features are created equal. Below, we review some of the most common fire features on the market today. Fire pit The most common and popular fire feature today is definitely the fire pit. There are many …

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Key elements for your outdoor kitchen

An outdoor kitchen is the key feature we hear from clients that they want to incorporate in their outdoor living spaces. An outdoor kitchen can really transform your experience of the outdoors, allowing you to have fun while you cook. Rather than running in and out of the house to grab things from the indoor …

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What prep work needs to be done for a paver driveway?

A paver driveway is the ultimate curb appeal landscaping feature. At EA Quinn, we design and install paver driveways of all shapes, sizes and inclines. Below, we outline the basic steps we take in preparing to install a paver driveway: Material removal Unless it’s a new construction project, there is typically an existing driveway that …