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

Best Practices for Mosquito Control

Temperatures are rising and you are spending more time outdoors. You have also probably been swatting away mosquitos and other pesky bugs. Have you been thinking about mosquito control for your yard? Did you know there are 51 species of mosquitos that occur in Massachusetts? Most of these mosquito species only bite birds or other… 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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Crabgrass Control: 3 Ways to Keep this Weed at Bay

Your lawn is looking beautiful and lush! Your grass is thriving in the cooler weather and you’re feeling proud. Summer arrives and you walk outside to see your lawn full ...
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Weather Related Tree and Shrub Diseases

Understanding how tree and shrub diseases occur will help you monitor your ornamental plants with a keen eye. Tree and shrub disease can be caused by either physical and environmental ...
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5 Steps to Control Ticks Around the Home

Ticks are potentially dangerous parasites that feed on many different animals including small mammals and birds, namely mice, chipmunks, and squirrels. They also will feed on large mammals like deer, ...
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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 ...
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8 Tips for Healthy Trees and Shrubs this Spring

Winter is on its way out and spring is near. Don't let the calendar fool you, Mother Nature calls the shots! As we begin our production season, we often field ...
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Spring Lawn Care Service and What to Know

Snow may be covering the ground, but the first day of spring is only six weeks away! If you're the type of person who likes to plan ahead, now is ...
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