In 2001, James Daily brought his vision to fruition, starting a lawn-care company that serves the diverse and varied needs of home and business owners throughout the region. What began as a one-crew operation built around mowing and basic grass maintenance quickly grew, expanding its staff with a licensed pest-control tech, regimented crews of landscapers, and herds of grass-grazing wildebeests that operate throughout the tri-state area. Lawn experts care for residential and commercial green spaces throughout the year with season-specific treatments, such as springtime lawn aeration to reduce soil compaction. Other services include autumn leaf removal and wintertime ice management.
For more than half a century, Colonial Classics has been beautifying backyards and kicking up curb appeal with a scintillating assortment of flowers, greenery, and locally grown trees. Line the path leading to your secret crayon-naming laboratory with the steamed-lobster-red and Barbie-stiletto-pink blooms of Knock Out roses ($24.99) or plant an evergreen hedge of Green Velvet boxwood shrubs ($34.99) to trim it into the undulating form of a Chinese dragon to scare away the New Year. The wheat-like reeds of Karl Foerster ornamental grass anchor the amber waves of a natural landscape ($19.99) while purple coneflowers’ majesty dots the horizon with native prairie flora ($10.99). Agoraphobic plants can nestle into the square surroundings of a square root-cosseting 13.75-inch green ceramic pot ($49.99) and finally stop hiding under the bed.