At Natural Tree and Lawn Care, we navigate the science behind a flourishing lawn. In this four-part series, we will dissect the significance of nitrogen in lawns, a foundational element influencing the growth and vitality of your grass. The Element Nitrogen, denoted by the chemical symbol N, stands as a pivotal component in the landscape… View Article
The Significance of Safe Ice Melt Before we delve into the details, it’s crucial to highlight the importance of choosing the right ice melt. While prioritizing your safety and preventing slips is paramount, it’s equally vital to consider the potential repercussions on your lawn and landscape. Opting for the wrong ice melt could introduce harmful… View Article
Every year brings new challenges – personally and professionally – and it’s no different for our lawns and landscapes. This blog takes a look back at 2023 and discusses the biggest obstacles we dealt with here in Massachusetts. Weather Compared to the very dry weather we saw last year this year was quite the opposite…. View Article
As winter descends upon us, a silent invasion is underway in lawns across the region. Overwintering pests are seeking refuge, biding their time until the warmth of spring awakens them. At Natural Tree and Lawn Care, we’re here to shine a light on the secret hideouts of these intruders and empower you to defend your… View Article
Evergreen shrubs can turn brown for a variety of reasons, leaving homeowners wondering what went wrong. In this blog, we’ll explore four common problems of browning in evergreen shrubs. For clarity, evergreens include azalea, boxwood, holly, rhododendrons, arborvitae, cedar, and juniper to name a few. Seasonal Color Change It is natural for evergreen trees to… View Article
Fall is the best growing time of the year for cool-season grass types like those found here in Massachusetts. Below, we’ve put together a list of fall lawn care best practices to help your lawn thrive before winter: Continue best watering practices We encourage you to continue following our recommended watering practices. Water your lawn… View Article
Ornamental trees and shrubs can enhance the beauty and appeal of any landscape. They add year-round charm and aesthetic value to your outdoor space. However, as living beings, they are susceptible to a range of problems that can affect their health and appearance. In this blog, we’ll explore some of the most common issues that… View Article
Bagworm (Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis) is native to North America. It is distributed throughout the eastern United States. Once only an occasional pest in Massachusetts, is becoming a regular problem in the ...