Athletic field

Nothing Lasts Forever – Not Even Your Athletic Fields

By the time your prized athletic field has reached its 25th birthday (on average…your mileage may vary), it will probably need at least some kind of substantial renovation. Although the kind and scope of the renovation will vary based on field conditions, your budget, and the future use of the field, most athletic field renovation […]


Why Should I Overseed My Athletic Fields?

When it comes to keeping our athletic fields healthy in the cool and cold months here in Connecticut, one of the most important tasks is overseeding – the process of applying a cool season grass seed (such as perennial rye grass) over an established warm season turfgrass. Why overseed? As fall temperatures drop and nights […]

Landscaping tips

Eight Fall Landscaping Tips for Your Commercial Property

As we near the final days of summer 2019, we’re already beginning to feel fall’s cooling touch on our evenings – and as that chilly weather arrives, it brings changes that will significantly affect the care of your commercial property. Here are some tips for the coming weeks and months to help keep your commercial […]

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The Importance of Pruning Your Commercial Landscape

Labor Day is just around the corner, which means that fall won’t be far behind (believe it or not). Once we head into September, it will be time to think about one of the most important late summer / early autumn tasks you have for your commercial property: pruning. Pruning may not seem like a […]

Dry lawn heatwave

Preventing Heat Stress on Your Commercial Lawn

When the summer heat gets to be too much for us, we can simply head off to the cool comfort of an air-conditioned home or refresh ourselves with a cold drink. But your commercial landscape doesn’t have that luxury. During the dog days, the greenery of your commercial property needs regular watering to remain healthy, […]

Landscape lighting

Two Key Reasons to Add Landscape Lighting to Your Commercial Property

Chances are you have spent a lot of time, effort and money to design the outside of your commercial property, and with good reason: the exterior of your space is typically the first place where people interact with your brand, and says a lot about your business and what it stands for. But even though […]

Watering garden

Eight Ways to Use Less Water for Your Garden or Lawn

As unpredictable as weather has become, it’s hard to know when water will become scarce here in Connecticut – but since water conservation is generally a good idea (for our municipalities and our wallets), it’s best to be armed with strategies that reduce how much water we need for the landscapes around our home and […]

Athletic field

Three Reasons Why Athletic Fields Should Be Maintained by Professionals

What’s the first thing you notice when you walk into a ballpark on a beautiful spring day? Chances are, it’s not the players or the grandstands…it’s the perfectly manicured, “greenest-thing-you’ve-ever-seen” field. For most of us living in the cities and suburbs, athletic fields are centerpieces of community life – whether that life happens on campuses, […]

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Three Fall Landscaping Tasks

A healthy spring landscape begins in the fall, when you’re faced with several important tasks to get the next season off on the right foot. Dig in during the coming weeks as you follow these tips for a healthy landscape in 2019! Clean A good fall cleanup will help prevent or at least lessen landscape […]

Welcome to Our New Website

Welcome to Our New Website and Blog!

Since our founding, more than 30 years ago, Diamond Landscapes & Athletic Fields—formerly Tarantino Landscapes—has taken a client-first approach to our residential and commercial services in Fairfield, New Haven and Litchfield Counties in Connecticut. Now is no exception. Our brand-new blog and website are designed with you in mind. They will help us deliver more […]