Fall Landscape Plantings in Massachusetts

Fall Landscape Plantings in Massachusetts

WHY FALL IS A GOOD TIME FOR LANDSCAPE PLANTINGS IN MASSACHUSETTS Most New Englanders assume that spring is the best time for new landscaping projects and plantings. While this is true for annuals (flowers) and certain types of shrubs, fall can actually be the best...

Snow Removal Law and Regulations

New England winters are characterized, whether we like it or not, by the accumulation of snow.  While all of us, on some level, look forward to the arrival of snow and the fun that it can bring, we are also aware of the work that is involved in snow removal.  For some...

Winter Treewrap

Winter is without a doubt the harshest time of the year on your landscape plants. Wrapping your trees and shrubs for winter can protect them from a number of problems which are unique to the winter months. As exposed vegetation, your trees and shrubs will undoubtedly...

Steps to Winterize Irrigation System

Probably one of the most important steps that a home owner can take to protect the long life of their systems is to properly winterize the irrigation system. In regions such as New England, where cold winter weather lasts for months on end, without draining your...

Prepare Your Lawn for Winter

With cold weather on its way in New England, it is important to get your lawn ready for winter. It is essential to prepare your lawn for winter weather if you want a healthy lawn in the spring. Without taking the necessary steps to protect your lawn this winter it may...

2010 Summer Fungus Alert

Due to recent weather conditions and humidity in New England, we are seeing fungus appear on many of the lawns we maintain. Fungus such as red thread, dollar spot and brown patch become more prominent in humid weather and can cause your lawn to quickly deteriorate. To...

Watering Your Lawn in the Summer Heat

The current weather conditions in New England can quickly damage unwatered and underwatered lawns and plant material. Please remember that during times of prolonged summer heat and dry weather plants, trees, flowers, lawn sod and seed need extra watering. SEED...
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