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The Official Landscape Company

of Mystic Seaport

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Design, Installation, Maintenance

Lawn Care Services
Mowing, Trimming, and Organic Lawn Care

Stonework Services
Patios, Walls, Walks

Tree Care Services
Installation, Pruning & Removal

Welcome to Sprigs & Twigs

Founded in 1997, Sprigs & Twigs, Inc. is an award-winning leader in the creation and care of beautiful outdoor living spaces throughout southeastern Connecticut, southern Rhode Island and surrounding communities. We are stewards of our environment specializing in organic and eco-friendly land care.

Ask The Landscape Professional

"Ask The Landscape Professional" is a weekly series by Master Gardener Linda K. Lillie, President and Senior Designer at Sprigs & Twigs. It is published weekly in The Day and other regional newspapers covering a variety of Landscape, Maintenance, Lawn Care, and Tree Care topics.

QUESTION:
I have a small quince that seems not to be blooming at all. I think it is still alive. I have it in full sun, but there are no leaves or anything. What can i do to help it move along? Thank you, Lisa

ANSWER:
Hi Lisa,
Thank you for your question about a very interesting, fruit-bearing shrub that has fruit similar to pears. Quince shrubs go back centuries and were a common sight in colonial gardens in New England in the 1700's. They are relatively easy to care for and produce a fruit that can be picked in late October or November and brought indoors to ripen further for a few more weeks. The fruit can be made into jam and marmalade and used in cooking and baking.

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Quince Flowers in the Spring
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I just wanted to express my thanks for the absolutely beautiful landscaping project you just completed at my house! I especially appreciate the extremely professional manner everything was handled from your initial consultation, design process and installation. Please extend my thanks to everyone on the team.

Ann

Dear Linda & Crew - Thank you for my beautiful & so much more than I expected landscape. I've been waiting a long time for this & now thanks to you and your company, I'm completely happy I chose you! Just what I needed - natural & unassuming. Great job! Well done to all of you!

Dee C.

Sprigs & Twigs is easy to work with and the people sincerely care about the client's garden and the work that they do. I am impressed by the punctuality, professionalism and hard work of the gardening crew. Additionally, they are knowledgeable in plants and their cultural requirements which is most important!

Joanne
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