As fall approaches in the Northeast it means two things for your outdoor living space and landscape: First, you only have a handful of days to take advantage of being outside in the comfortable weather, and second, you need to start preparing your landscape so it can survive the dreadful winter. Remember, having an attractive … Read MoreBenefits of Burlap Covers, Dormant Pruning, & Vapor Guarding Your Landscape For Winter
As we say hello to warmer and brighter days, that means it’s time to show off your beautiful outdoor landscape – and a very important tip to remember when it comes to having a lawn and garden that turns heads is to correctly prune your plant life. To many homeowners, pruning is one of the most neglected … Read MoreThe Correct Way to Prune and Trim Your Plants
The Spring and Summer mean it’s time to get your outdoor living space ready for months full of pool parties, late-night swims, and backyard BBQs. As you prepare to get your pool and outdoor landscape ready to impress, a big thing you can’t overlook is the damage harmful insects can do to your lawn and … Read MoreBest Tips for Insect Control – Ticks, Mosquitoes, & Gypsy Moth Caterpillars
It’s a problem every property and homeowner encounters – we’re talking about the ugly, annoying, and harmful weeds and bugs that try to ruin your lawn and garden. If you don’t control either, they will damage the beauty and health of your outdoor space by taking away needed light, water, and space for your landscape … Read MoreBest Tips to Eliminate Weeds and Bugs From Your Lawn
We know — you’re feeling sort of done with lawn care. Summer’s over, you’ve finally put socks on, and those carefree barefoot in the grass days are already a fading memory. But your lawn still needs you. It’s hungry. Don’t neglect your lawn’s fall feeding. It’s more important than you think. Let’s talk about the … Read MoreBest Practices for Fertilizing Your Lawn in the Fall (in New York and the Northeast)
While you’re still reminiscing about what a fun, relaxing summer you had, your lawn has been a bit stressed out. Heat, drought, insects, weeds and increased foot traffic may have taken a toll on that carpet of green. You know it needs something. But what? And is there time to give it a boost before … Read MoreSlice Seeding Vs. Aeration and Overseeding: Which is Best for Lawns in the Northeast?
Weeds always seem to win. They sneak in as soon as we turn our backs, ruining the look of our lawns and endangering their health by competing for light, water, nutrients and space. What to do if weeds have taken over your lawn? It’s time to renovate. Here’s your guide to renovating a weed infested … Read MoreYour Guide to Renovating a Weed Infested Lawn in New York
Nobody crashes a party like mosquitoes. They arrive uninvited. They stay late. They rarely bring a dish to pass. And to top it all off, they sink their bloodthirsty needle-like mouths into you. Some even spread diseases. But spray repellents aren’t the only way to banish the boorish biters. Your garden can play a part, … Read More5 Practical Tips to Keep Mosquitoes Away From Your Deck and Patio
As summer inches along, there are a few things you’ve come to expect from your landscape: The grass isn’t growing so fast anymore. On the other hand, your petunias are. And all those perennials cut back late last year have come into their own again. But now there’s something you’ve noticed that you weren’t expecting: … Read MoreSummer Tree Care: Why Do My Trees Have Yellow Leaves?
Whether the trees on your property have been around for just a few years or a few hundred years, it’s easy to take them for granted. But when it comes to identifying an unhealthy tree, for most homeowners, it can be anything but easy. And if a tree (or multiple trees) on your property has … Read MoreTree Pest Control: The Bronze Birch Borer