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101 Reasons Why Stone is a Landscaper’s Best Friend

101 Reasons Why Stone is a Landscaper’s Best Friend

Okay, we’re not really going to give you 101 reasons but anyone that has ever been to our yard knows right away how much we love stone…our office looks like an homage to Fred Flinstone!  Why do we love stone?  It’s beautiful, low (or no) maintenance, and extremely versatile; from affordable drainage solutions to retaining walls, and sea walls to…

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Diversified Services’ Loam is the Perfect Mix!

Diversified Services’ Loam is the Perfect Mix!

  The weather is slowly but surely starting to warm up, so at Diversified Services, we have Spring on the mind! And Spring equals planting! Whether you’re planting grass seed or tomatoes, daffodils to hot peppers, you need Diversified Services’ lush loam. Let’s start with the basics. Loam is a “fertile soil of clay and sand containing humus.” A common…

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Are Your Clients Ready For Spring? Are You?

Are Your Clients Ready For Spring? Are You?

Are Your Clients Ready for Spring? Are You? Sure, everyone knows to start prepping their lawn in the wintertime to ensure it’s healthy by the time spring rolls around. But when do you start reconnecting with your clients to discuss their wintertime lawn care and ideas for spring projects? “I start focusing on going back to my customers in mid- to…

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A Year in Review

We’ve had a great year at Diversified Services thanks to all of you! Here are just a few highlights from the past year. We’ve kept it short and sweet! We sold TONS of wall stone! So many outdoor water features were installed – we sold countless decorative boulders! Our lush topsoil was a hit again this year! We (thankfully) didn’t…

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  November in the yard… We’re working hard making deliveries and filling up trucks here at Diversified Services.  We hope any of you that haven’t been by yet know you’re welcome to come by anytime for a tour or to hand select your landscape materials. Give Tim a call, 401-741-1875 if you have any questions or if you need to…

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Diversified Services: Loam Lovers

Diversified Services: Loam Lovers

At Diversified Services, we’re sad to see summer go, but are so excited for the fall! We’re not yearning for autumn for the typical reasons – flannels, pumpkin-flavored everything (from coffee to beer!) – but because it’s one of the best times to plant. Not many people consider dormant seeding their lawns before the cooler weather hits, but it can…

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Spotlight On: Reprocessed Concrete

Spotlight On: Reprocessed Concrete

Considering resurfacing your driveway at your home or office with concrete or asphalt? Think again! A more ecofriendly and wallet friendly trend of using reprocessed concrete might make you want to reconsider. Crushed (or reprocessed) concrete refers to the concrete pieces produced after existing concrete structures are renovated or demolished. Previously, this rubble was sent to the landfill, but due…

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Top o’ The Topsoil…Diversified Services is a Winner!

Top o’ The Topsoil…Diversified Services is a Winner!

Something most people don’t give much thought to is the condition of their topsoil. Topsoil is the foundation upon which your lawn and garden grows, and supplies much needed nutrients for plants and grass. Bottom line: if your topsoil is lacking in nutrients, plant life will not thrive. Erosion also becomes an issue, as the soil will not be able…

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Need ROCKS for Your Landscape?

Need ROCKS for Your Landscape?

You all know how much we love rocks of all shapes, sizes, and textures here at Diversified Services. We recently came across this HGTV segment and thought we’d share – maybe you can use it to pass along to some of your clients! How to Use Rocks in Your Landscape: Natural stone is one of the most versatile elements available for a…

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RipRap: A Tutorial

RipRap: A Tutorial

  At Diversified Services, we are not just about boulders, natural stone, fieldstone, bluestone, and decorative rocks to create beautiful landscaping or water feature projects. We also provide Rhode Island with stone for more utilitarian and less glamorous uses. Riprap might be a funny word to say, but it’s no laughing matter. “Riprap” refers to stones or concrete pieces that…

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