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Getting Your Garden Ready For Winter

Getting Your Garden Ready For Winter

The beauty and relaxation that your garden can provide you and your family is certainly worth all the work you put in each year.  Putting in _0001_Christine_TombolilloHeadshota little extra work at the end of the season, however, can make getting your garden ready next spring easier and can help keep your plants healthy through the winter months.  Our Licensed NYS Real Estate Salesperson has a few great tips that will get your garden ready to handle the cold and snow.


Clean Up

Though not a favorite task of any gardener, it is a very necessary step to getting your garden ready for winter.  Remove your annuals, empty and store any pots and containers, and give your garden one last mow.  Also, raking up all those leaves is one chore all homeowners are familiar with each autumn, but they do make great mulch for your perennials and vegetable garden, and are also a great addition to your compost. (more…)

Ask Christine- Decorating with Plants

Decorating With Plants


When choosing a style of furnishing, color scheme, or fabrics for your new home, or when redecorating a room, plants often do not immediately spring to mind when considering what you need to complete your space.  Plants can be, however, an inexpensive and beautiful addition to any room, and there are a great number of options that can complement and even inspire any décor. Our Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Christine Tombolillo, has some great tips and tricks on decorating with plants.


Learn How to Attract Birds to Your Backyard with Christine

attract birds to your backyard

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy your outdoor living space. Many people take this opportunity to not only create curb appeal, but also attract wildlife, like birds to their backyard. This week, our Licensed NYS Real Estate Salesperson, Christine will tell you all about how to attract birds to your backyard.


Attract Birds To Your Backyard

Bird watching is a popular past time that is shared by many, but what if watching your fluttering friends was as simple as peeking into your backyard?  Thanks to a few landscaping techniques, you can trade in your binoculars for a lawn chair and enjoy bird watching from the convenience and comfort of your own home.


Attracting Birds Of A Feather

If you want to attract birds to your backyard, you have to make it a place that they will be drawn to.  One way of doing this is by studying the feeding and/or nesting habits of the birds that you want to attract.  Like any other animal, birds have unique characteristics that are specific to their type and knowing what they enjoy will be your first step toward inviting them into your backyard.


Landscaping Design Tips with Christine

As a homeowner, you can use a number of landscaping design tips


to make your house look just as polished on the outside as it does on the inside. 

Our Licensed NYS Real Estate Salesperson, Christine Tombolillo has plenty of landscaping design tips to help you get great curb appeal, and make your yard welcoming.

Create A Pathlandscaping design tips

One of the first things that a guest will notice as they walk up to your home is whether or not there is a defined path.  Instead of simply allowing the lawn to be trampled down and act as a pathway to your front door, consider installing a stone walk.  Not only will this be more visually appealing, but it will also keep both you and your guests from walking through the mud on a rainy day.