From Useless Space to Your Favorite Spot

April 13, 2012

  Lots of people have a part of their yard that just drives them crazy. Maybe it’s where your dog has decided to dig a few holes (ask Eddie the Bassett Hound about that). Maybe it’s an odd shaped space that you can’t quite figure out what to do with. Or maybe it’s an area […]

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Stretch the Outdoor Season with a Fire Pit

April 11, 2012

Spring and fall can be great times for outdoor entertaining in New England if you have a fire pit to gather around. There’s something about a crackling fire that makes you want to linger and keep the conversation going even if it is getting dark and a little chilly. Kids especially love standing around a […]

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Landscape Design Planning Tips

April 9, 2012
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The nights are still chilly and the early-blooming rhodies are just starting to pop, but it’s not too early to start thinking about what you want your yard to be this summer.  Maybe you want to expand your outdoor living with a patio.  Or even add a full-blown outdoor kitchen.  Sometimes homeowners just want to […]

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Vote for Dana Landscaping!

April 5, 2012

There is one thing that Democrats and Republicans agree on this year:  you should vote for your favorite landscaper in the Merrimack Valley Magazine 2012 Reader’s Choice Award.  Just in case there is any question about who your favorite landscaper is, consider the following planks in my campaign platform: We deliver on our promises.  Dana […]

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Welcome Merrimack Valley Magazine Readers

May 6, 2010

We are very excited about our new partnership with the Merrimack Valley magazine, which area residents will be receiving this week. Dana Landscaping has been based in the Merrimack Valley for nearly 50 years.  We take great pride in our work, which brings great landscape design to Valley homes and businesses in the form of […]

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Pond cleanings are almost done… the fun work is about to start

April 26, 2010

We have over 150 ponds in the area — and our season starts early with cleanings and water plant maintenance to get everything off to a fresh start.  We divide the water lilies and the hearty marginals.  We clean out all of winter’s build up… freshen the water supply.  Before we head out, we also […]

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Landscape Design, Water Gardens, Walkways, Patios, Fire Pits, Night Lighting

September 16, 2009

Fall is a fabulous time to get lay the groundwork for next spring in the yard. You’ve been thinking about some new planting — no better time than right now. You’ve thought about a new patio or walkway — or perhaps you need a retaining wall repaired or replaced. As the cool weather arrives, perhaps […]

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Boston Globe article on Haverhill’s Hospice House

June 27, 2009

Dana Landscaping was pleased to be able to contribute in some way to Haverhill’s recently opened Hospice House, dedicated to bringing people peace at the end of often painful struggles with cancer. Read the article here.

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Pond a little green? Don’t panic!

May 21, 2009

As the heat returns, you may see some algae buildup in your pond.  Don’t panic: and by all means don’t use pool algaecide in your pond!  We recommend a ‘kinder, gentler’ solution, that will above all do no harm to plants and fish. Contact us if you have questions, these problems can be dealt with […]

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Rule #1: Don’t name the fish

April 23, 2009

We live in New England — and in addition to the beauty of four seasons, the mountains to the north, the Atlantic to the east and south, we have great blue herons and other birds of prey. Do yourself a favor, add cute fish to your pond… just don’t give them names.  You’ll miss them.

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