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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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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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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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