Locations:  210 Providence Hwy, Westwood  •  67 Neponset Ave., Foxborough

How Much is Too Much Mulch?

How Much Mulch is Too Much?

Ever wonder if you’re killing your plants with mulch? I know, you think more is better; you’re keeping the weeds down or whatever. But are you putting down too much mulch? For flower beds spread the mulch about 2 inches deep. That should be deep enough to keep out most of the weeds but not so deep that it’s likely to kill the plants. And it’s plenty deep to keep the moisture in so you won’t … [Read more...]

Gardening To-Do’s for May

A Swath of Daffodils

Here’s a list of things to keep in mind as you putter around the yard: Prune spring-flowering shrubs such as Forsythia and Lilac right after flowering to improve shape and control growth. Pruning too late will remove next year’s flowers. Plant annuals for seasonal color after the threat of frost has passed. Cut back spring bulb stalks but leave the foliage. If yellowing Daffodil leaves … [Read more...]

Mulch Special

Spring Mulch Special

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GRAND OPENING!

AJT Supplies at Oak Hill Nursery

GRAND OPENING JUNE 22 at our new location at 210 Providence Highway, Westwood. We will be BBQing all day - stop in for a bite to eat while you check out our new store! In addition to our line of landscape and masonry supplies we are adding a nursery! Come in and find all the products you need to make your yard beautiful. … [Read more...]

Get ready for Spring Landscaping!

Get Ready for Spring

Old Man Winter is having a hard time letting go this year. But when he does we’ve got our list of tasks ready to go for Spring Cleanup. Once the ground is no longer frozen or saturated it’s time to get going. Remove the leaves, branches and debris from the yard Rake the garden beds before things start growing so plants won’t be damaged or crocuses accidentally removed Edge garden beds and … [Read more...]

Protect Your Flower Beds through the Winter

Leaf Mulch for Winter

Do you have bulbs or perennials in your flower beds? The best way to protect them from fluctuating temperatures is by mulching. Fluctuating temperatures can heave your plants and bulbs right out of the ground and damage or kill the plant. Three to four inches around trees and one to two inches in your flower beds is sufficient. If you mow and bag your leaves you get a great shredded/mulched mix … [Read more...]

Reasons to Mulch in the Fall

Reasons to Mulch in the Fall

You’ve got free mulch coming! Really. All those fallen leaves can be put to good use for a Fall mulch. When you mulch in the Spring or Summer it is to help control weeds. There’s a different reason for Fall mulching. In the coming months temperatures will fluctuate tremendously. The ground will heave as it freezes and thaws forcing the roots of many plants up out of the soil and exposing the … [Read more...]

Uses for crushed stone

Uses for Crushed Stone

          Crushed stone is used in landscape design and gardening. It us used in gardens and park projects for walkways, paths, driveways and as a mulch substitute. Among its’ benefits are erosion control, water conservation, weed suppression and aesthetic appeal. It is also used in rock gardens.      ½” crushed stone is used for driveways, … [Read more...]

How to Choose a Bark Mulch

Bark Mulch

Bark mulch generally refers to mulch that made by shredding the bark of hard or softwood trees.  It is the perfect choice for formal perennial beds. It gives that beautiful, uniform look to all your gardens. Shredded bark mulch is an economical choice. Bark chunks tend to be more expensive. Wood chips can often be found for free but they can include sticks or large wood chunks and fade to a … [Read more...]

Why choose an Organic Mulch?

Organic Mulch

Mulch can be organic or inorganic. Organic mulches include any formerly living material such as bark chips, chopped leaves, straw, grass clippings, compost, wood chips, shredded bark, sawdust, pine needles, rice hulls, saw dust, grape pomace and even paper. Inorganic mulches include gravel, stones, black plastic sheeting, rubber chips and geotextiles (landscape fabrics). Both types of mulch … [Read more...]