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  • Sod Lawns: Grading, Soil Improvement, and Sod Installation
  • Gardens: Weed Control, Composting, and Planting
  • Yard Design Ideas: See Contemporary Landscape 
  • Patios and Decks: Pavers, Stones, Bricks, Boards, and Other
  • Paver and Stone Driveways: Pavers, Stones, and Bricks
  • Retainer Walls: Stones, Bricks, and Blocks 
  • Decks and Fences: Wood, Vinyl, and More

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Make-A-Garden Lawns 

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Residential Lawn Projects 

Decorative Garden Options

Borders, Slopes, and Plateaus 

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Incorporated Pathway

Why Sod Installation?

When to Install Sod: Spring, Summer, or Fall? 

Sod is by far better than seeding for three major reasons.

  • Immediate full-grown, mature, green grass lawn
  • Sod reduces lead chemical exposure
  • Helps to prevent weeds and soil erosion problems 

Sod can be installed from spring to fall. The only difference is in the application frequency of water; in the spring and fall water application will be less than in the summer. Contact Make-A-Garden for your particular lawn, garden, and yard needs.


Our Work-in-Progress

Sod Installation Project

Patios, Lawn, and Tree Planting 

Here below is one of our patio, lawn, and evergreen shrub multi-project comprising of a paver-installed patio, sod-installed lawn with provisions for flower planting on the sides, and a planted evergreen shrub privacy hedge.


Our Work: 16x16 Iron Oxide Pigment Paver Patio, Lawn, and Shrubs Project

Our Work: Your garden is enhanced by adding retainer wall stones.

Our Work Gardening Project: 

Garden and Retainer Wall Project

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Shrubs Management

Slow-growth dark green and colored shrubs for ornamental and landscaping designs

Horizontal Juniper Shrubs 

Make-A-Garden also supply shrubs and plants to facilitate landscaping projects. 

Evergreens Horizontal Colored Shrubs

Another popular plant for color is the Japanese Maple

Plants, Trees, Shrubs Choices

For Color

Those are not evergreen. They lose their leaves in the fall but do well in the New York City area, and the leaves retain color throughout the season. For a tree planting project, call Make-A-Garden.

Our One of Three-Step Site Clearing Project

Bushes, Trees, Shrubs, and Wall Vines

Those are not evergreen. They lose their leaves in the fall but do well in the New York City area, and the leaves retain color throughout the season. For a tree planting project, call Make-A-Garden.

Our Site Clearing Project Worksite (Before)

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Fences

Our Wood Vinyl Fence Options 

Our Work: Constructed Vinyl Fence in Far Rockaway, Queens


Our Privacy Vinyl Fence Project


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Early Spring Sod Installed Lawn 

This Kentucky Blue sod-installed front yard lawn is only one day old and was installed in the early spring season and still has the brown look from the winter effects. However, within two weeks, the entire lawn will be lush, green, and ready to be cut. For your lawn needs, contact Make-A-Garden.


Our Work: Early Spring

Newly Installed Sod (one day old) 

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Our work-in-progress backyard patio project 


Work in progress with provision for plants and flowers on the sides


Our Work: 12x12 Gray Concrete Paver

Patio Project in Progress 

More Stonework Options

Instead of the common brick or block concrete walls, stonework with capping is a great option. For more options and ideas, contact us.

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Stonework Retainer Walls

Sample High Wall Options


Landscaping Ideas

Plant Soil Retainers/Edger


Colored Stones

Retainer Wall/Edger Options

Common Grass Varieties in the New York City Area


Kentucky Blue Grass

Kentucky Blue, tends not to do so well in shaded conditions. It requires at least 4 to 5 hours of direct sun light in order to build a healthy thick tuff grass lawn.

Tall Fescue Grass

Blue and Tall Fescue often does much better than Kentucky Blue in relatively shaded, damp and or water logged areas. However, all grass varieties do best in well graded, tilled, and aerated soil with the right pH level. For more information, contact Make-A-Garden at 718-309-8715

Our Two of Three-Step Site Clearing Project

Bush Clearing (Work in Progress)

Our backyard cleanup and site clearing work in progress

Our Site Clearing Project Worksite

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More Stone Options

Stones and Gravel Projects

From sand and gravels to bricks and pavers, landscaping design options are limitless.

And that's where Make-A-Garden comes in.


Gravel Options

More of the kind or work we do.


River Stones are great for deeps and for creating a coastal or stream-like trail design.


Pathway Stepping Stones

More of the kind of work we do.


Stepping Stones are great for brows, contours, and paths through lawns while preserving lawn integrity.

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Decorative Retainers

Stonewall and Edger Projects

High multi-wall layers on slopes in front yards as seen here is a great option. This is not our work but serves as a demonstrative purpose.


Stonework Retainer Walls

Sample Multi-Level Stonewall Options

Retainer walls serves two major useful purposes such as landscape designs for ornamental or decorative upgrades; and soil movement prevention; or both. For design ideas and or planning options, contact Make-A-Garden.


More Backyard Designs

Low Stonework Edgers


Retainer Stonewall/Edger

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Outdoor Living Space Design Options

Lawns, Patios, and Decks

Open patios as seen here below and above are on the rise in the New York City area. For planning ideas and concepts, contact Make-A-Garden


Our Same Day Sod Lawn Project

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Soil Fertility

Soil Improvement Management

Make-A-Garden may also conduct soil tests to determine soil PH and fertility content. However, our sod installation practice corrects high soil acidity condition and increases soil fertility before the sod is installed.

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Site Clearing Project

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Our Project Worksite (After)

3/3 Site Bush Clearing Completion!

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