Articles by Schumacher Companies

  • Increase Garden Yield on Cape Cod

    Increase Your Garden’s Yield of Fruits and Vegetables Without Dangerous Chemicals

    The Healthy Garden By Tracy Milot There has been an explosion in the growth of small home gardens in the last five years. In 2008, the number of homes with a vegetable garden was approximately 36 million. Each year since then …

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  • Halloween on Cape Cod

    Halloween on Cape Cod – Everything You Need to Know

    Happy Halloween The Luxx Concierge helps you plan your Halloween festivities. Barnstable The Barnstable Village Walking Ghost Tours occur most evenings but for the Halloween season, it’s especially fun. It’s a three-hour walkng tour of the village’s haunted sites hosted …

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    A Perfect Path to the Garden

    At the heart of it, a garden path is very practical.  It provides direction to your guests by showing them the way to go, and it provides a level of safety by giving your guests a stable platform to walk …

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  • Enjoying outdoor living year round

    How to Enjoy Living Outdoors Year Round

     Outdoor living year round Whether you prefer the campfire feel of a fire pit, the comfort of an outdoor living room or the convenience of an outdoor kitchen, your home exterior presents excellent opportunities for developing spaces that enhance, reward, …

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  • Cape Cod Christmas Tree - Schumacher Companies

    Decorating with Fresh Greens During the Holiday Season

    … Powered by Cincopa Video Hosting for Business solution. No other time of the year presents as wonderful an opportunity for decorating as the holiday season. And certainly no other holiday season utilizes as much live greenery in its decorations. …

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    Outdoor Kitchens

    Outdoor Kitchens A recent survey by the American Society of Landscape Architects revealed that outdoor kitchens and entertainment spaces (92.0%) have almost equaled gardens and landscaped spaces (94.2%) in popularity.  The 2014 Houzz Spring Landscaping Trends Study reflected this trend, …

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  • Plant a Seed - Why building a premium landscape starts now

    Planting a Seed – Why Building a Premium Landscape Starts Now

    Planting a Seed By Tracy Milot How many times have we put off planning a landscape project till warm weather arrives only to discover that we’ve “missed the window” of opportunity and needed to wait till next year? A garden …

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    Home & Garden – What’s Trending?

      By Mitch Harper   Lawn and garden spending is up for 2014 and bold colors, comfortable spaces, and value are at the top of our shopping lists. According to the Garden Media Group’s study on consumer spending last year, …

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  • Create a strong visual impact with flower beds

    Instant Impact – Quickly Change Your Landscape with Flower Containers

    Flower containers An alternative to new plantings or construction By Mitch Harper With spring, you may look forward to the blooms of a favorite Magnolia tree, the vivid gold of forsythia, or the pastel colors of tulips. These welcome colors, …

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    To Clear or Not to Clear – Ask the Expert

    Each winter we receive a lot of questions from people asking if they should brush the snow off their plants or dig them out. Most of these concerns center around evergreens like arborvitae and junipers. If the snow on your …

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