The Tips, Tricks, and Expertise for Better Outdoor Living Spaces

How to Get a Green Lawn This Spring

It’s hard to believe that spring is right around the corner, but it’s true! With snow melting and your lawn becoming more visible you will notice that it’s dormant and not the beautiful green color you would like it to be. But do not worry, there is a solution. Here are four tips to help… View Article

What To Expect From New Organic Lawn Care

August 17, 2017
Soil health is the cornerstone of organic lawn care and great soil doesn’t happen overnight. The transition away from conventional, chemical lawn care is a carefully tended process: it begins with a soil test and is executed with high quality materials, an expert lawn care professional and a bit of patience. Natural Tree & Lawn… View Article

Compost

June 1, 2017
Soil health is the best foundation for organic lawn care systems. Topdressing with compost not only adds vital nutrients and organisms to your lawn but it improves soil structure, increases water retention and reduces nutrient loss. Building and maintaining healthy turf begins with healthy soil. Compost is full of life and organic matter; ours has… View Article

Arbor Day, Past & Present

June 1, 2017
Arbor Day is a long-standing tradition for Maltby & Company. Maintaining the integrity of trees and green spaces is an important pillar of our business, but it is also a labor of love—we participated in the event for more than 35 years. On April 28th, Maltby joined a large initiative of 16 tree companies who… View Article

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How to Prevent Deer from Eating my Arborvitae

Have you ever woken up in the morning, gazed out your window, only to notice your arborvitae are destroyed? Even more peculiar there is still green growth, seemingly untouched, from ...
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Picking a Local Lawn Care Company

Picking a local lawn care company can definitely get confusing and overwhelming. The industry is competitive, leaving you with several companies to choose from. There are large, national companies; the ...
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Common hemlock pests and problems

A common question we get in the fall regarding hemlock and other evergreen trees is, "Why are my trees turning yellow?" In many cases, it is more than likely natural ...
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Mulching leaves back into the lawn

Being a homeowner often means that with every new season, yard work follows. Fall time is no different and living in New England, your fall cleanup probably involves a combination ...
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Do my trees and shrubs need to be fertilized?

As we approach fall, you may be wondering, "what the next steps are for protecting the health of my plant material?" You may be asking, “do my trees and shrubs ...
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What are the benefits of aeration and overseeding?

It's the middle of August and we are experiencing another spike in temperatures. You might be asking, "What does this mean for my grass? Should I aerate and overseed my ...
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