Natural Tree and Lawn

How to Prevent Deer from Eating my Arborvitae

January 22, 2020
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 the middle up. The culprit, in this case, is more than likely deer! This raises a common homeowner question, “how can I prevent deer from… View Article

Picking a Local Lawn Care Company

January 10, 2020
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 guy in a pickup truck with a spreader; the company that mows, weed-wacks, blows walkways, hangs Christmas light, etc.; and the company that specializes in… View Article
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Common hemlock pests and problems

October 22, 2019
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 needle loss. Evergreen trees will naturally lose their older interior needles each year the same way a maple tree changes color and drop its leaves…. View Article
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Mulching leaves back into the lawn

October 15, 2019
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 of acorns, pine needles, branches, and of course leaves! Whether you do-it-yourself or hire a landscaper, there are some important things to consider when it… View Article

Do my trees and shrubs need to be fertilized?

September 18, 2019
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 need to be fertilized?” All great thoughts to consider as you prepare your ornamentals this fall to withstand the harsh winter weather conditions ahead. The… View Article
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What are the benefits of aeration and overseeding?

August 21, 2019
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 lawn?” Both questions are very common during the late part of summer as we prepare for the fall. Let’s dive in for a more thorough… View Article

Three common tree and shrub pests

July 24, 2019
Throughout the year, your landscape plants can become susceptible to various pests and diseases. We want to introduce you to three different tree and shrub pests that are making their appearance now in your area! The plant species, time of year and mother nature all play a critical factor in which pest may be present and… View Article

Summer lawn stressors are here!

July 9, 2019
It’s that time of year again when the season’s highest temperatures as well as the least amount of natural rainfall. These weather conditions, combined with town water bans, can be a bit challenging as you care for your lawn. Not to mention, it’ll be more vulnerable to common summer lawn stressors. Even if you’ve managed… View Article

Tips for Watering and Mowing Your Lawn

June 25, 2019
Do you want this year’s lawn to be your best ever? Watering and mowing your grass correctly is vital to a healthy, great looking lawn. For lawns growing in the Northeast, follow these simple rules to get it right! Best Practices for Watering Your Lawn How often to water – Water your lawn infrequently and… View Article
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Clover and grubs and voilets…oh my!

June 12, 2019
Each year Mother Nature blesses us with an array of weather patterns and temperatures this spring has been unseasonably cool and we’ve received an unusual amount of rainfall. Weather conditions can certainly have an impact on your lawn, both positive and negative. Let’s take a look at three common lawn care problems that arise this… View Article