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Understanding Sulfur – The Science of Lawn Health Part 4

In this four-part series, we are examining the essential components that contribute to a healthy lawn. In this final segment, let’s delve into the significance of sulfur, a crucial element that profoundly influences and improves the overall well-being of your grass. The Element Sulfur, symbolized by the chemical symbol S, is a vital nutrient with… View Article

Why should I hire a lawn care company?

March 8, 2023
Spring is right around the corner. Living in New England, and it being March, you are probably ready for the longer days of sunshine and warmth. You may even already be thinking about your gardening plans, which weekend will be best for spring clean up, and prepping your outdoor equipment. You might also be asking… View Article

2022 Year in Review

December 28, 2022
Each year, our lawns and landscapes face unique challenges. This year-in-review blog captures the biggest obstacles we dealt with here in Massachusetts. Drought Drought was a significant feature in the landscape this year. From roughly May through September, we saw significantly less rain than we typically do in that time frame. Most of the growing… View Article

Spotted Lanternfly

March 15, 2022
Spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) is an invasive plant hopper insect native to China, India, and Vietnam. It was first discovered in the United States in Pennsylvania September 2014. Since that time the insect has spread into Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Virginia, and West Virginia. In September 2020, two dead specimens were found… View Article

2021 Natural Tree and Lawn Care – Year in Review

January 17, 2022
Ticks & Mosquitoes Positive West Nile Virus (WNV) mosquito samples were identified in Barnstable, Berkshire, Bristol, Essex, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk, and Worcester Counties. During the course of this year 7 human cases of WNV were detected in in Bristol, Essex, and Middlesex Counties, according to the MA Department of Public Health…. View Article

Japanese Knotweed

August 18, 2021
Japanese knotweed, (Fallopia japonica syn. Polygonum cuspidatum) is an invasive herbaceous perennial weed introduced from East Asia in the late 1800s as an ornamental and to stabilize streambanks. This has partially aided in dispersal of the plant along streams as seed and other plant parts can be carried downstream and establish new populations. Where does… View Article
poison ivy

Common Questions about Poison Ivy

July 8, 2021
If you’ve ever had a rash from poison ivy, you probably take precautions to assure the plant isn’t growing in and around your yard and avoid it as best possible. Each year, we receive calls from homeowners about poison ivy and the best way to remove the troublesome plant. We’ve put together this list, answering… View Article

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Understanding Nitrogen – The Science of Lawn Health Part 1

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 ...
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Mastering the Winter Chill: Selecting Ice Melt for Lawn Safety with Natural Tree and Lawn Care

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 ...
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2023 Year in Review

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 ...
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Outsmarting Overwintering Pests: Unveiling Their Winter Hideouts with Natural Tree and Lawn Care

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. ...
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4 Common Problems with Evergreens

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 ...
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Fall lawn care best practices

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 ...
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