Category: Landscaping

Landscaping
Preparing For the Invasion

Second of a two-part article. Trees have their own natural enemies, but perhaps the most devastating for co-op, condo and HOA communities are invasive species of insects like the emerald ash borer (EAB). Originating in Asia, this …

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Invasive Pests

Some landscaping pros give advice on what species of pests to look out for, and what to do if they show up on your property! 

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Tree Killers

First of a two-part article . Who knew that such a tiny insect could wreak so much havoc throughout the country? That dubious distinction belongs to the emerald ash borer (EAB), which is native to Asia and bad news here in the U.S.…

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2016 April Alteration Issues

There are plenty of reasons why a co-op shareholder or condo owner might want to make changes to their unit. Maybe it’s a new owner who wants to do major renovations to make the unit a better fit; perhaps it’s a long-time resident who buys …

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2016 April Flowers Forever

The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation proudly, and quite rightly, boasts about the many film scenes that have been set in the numerous parks and green spaces in the five boroughs. From Washington Square Park in When Harry Met…

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2016 April Is Hardscaping Right for Your Community?

When most people think of landscaping, they think of shrubs, trees, meticulously laid-out and maintained flowerbeds, and artful plantings scattered around a building or development. However, landscaping doesn’t need to end with the things t…

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2016 April Market Review and Forecast

In short, the past year was a good one in the real estate market as far as condos and co-ops were concerned. Both buyers and sellers were confident, brokers were enthusiastic, and properties moved quickly. All in all, things seemed to be on…

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2015 April Tree Planning and Care

They are the greenery that gives life to our cities, the leafy giants that give us shade and that unforgettable rustling sound just outside our windows late at night. Trees are the unsung heroes of the urban landscape—and with proper plann…

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2015 April Going Green by Design

While it is common for buildings or associations of any size to have designated committees in place to help boards and management handle aesthetic, social, and other community concerns, “green” committees are a more recent trend…though, on…

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