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 landscape. Historically, bagworms are only a continuous problem from Maryland and south. New populations may be brought in on nursery stock from more southern states… View Article
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 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
Let's explore the defining characteristics of two unwelcome grassy weeds that often infiltrate our lawns: Crabgrass and Dallisgrass. These unwanted guests can disrupt the beauty of our well-tended green spaces. ...