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 Read More …

Are your Brick Steps showing signs of Age?

Brick Steps in Need of Repair or Replacement

In this climate brick steps can deteriorate quickly due to temperature changes and use of the wrong snow melt product. Bricks will expand and contract with the weather causing the mortar or cement to crack under the pressure. This can Read More …

Prepare your garden for Winter

Prep Your Garden for Winter

Getting the garden ready for Winter can save some work next Spring. The cool, crisp air makes wrapping everything up a lot easier and leaves you more time in the Spring when there’s so much to do. Here’s what needs Read More …

What is Screened Loam?

Screened Loam

Loam is all about texture. It is a mixture of clay, silt and sand. This mixture is important because it holds moisture while allowing for drainage. Screened loam is passed through, in AJT’s case, a ½-inch screen to remove stones, Read More …

How to Build a Fire Pit

How to Build a Fire Pit

There’s nothing better than sitting by a fire on a cool Fall evening enjoying the company of family and friends … and maybe a marshmallow or two. Determine the Location Make sure it’s far enough away from overhanging trees and Read More …