1. 4 Reasons to Wrap Your New Trees & Shrubs Before Winter Hits

    Winter is coming— and there are a few things you need to do to prepare for the winter ahead. You might be finishing your last mow, fertilizing your turf and even thinking about pruning your dormant trees and bushes when the cold hits. But have you remembered to wrap your newly planted shrubs and…Read More

  2. Keep the Leaf Eating Bugs Away with Horticultural Oil Spray

    Here in Massachusetts, fall is one fine sight to see. The leaves fade into beautiful shades of goldenrod yellow, crimson red and burnt orange. The birds are chirping. The autumn breeze a’blowing. Your favorite fall decor surrounds your front door. But unbeknownst to you... there are menaces taki…Read More

  3. 6 Fall Planting Tips for Your New England Garden

    Autumn is finally here, and it’s hitting Massachusetts in full force! It’s that time of the year where homeowners are itching to commemorate fall with seasonal decor. But while the pumpkins and hay bales look fabulous framing your door, the rest of your landscape is looking pretty lackluster fro…Read More

  4. Should I Overseed or Sod my Lawn?

    Summer’s passed... and your lawn is looking a little rough. There’s bare patches, deary spots or overrun weeds— and your turf is in need of a serious facelift before the cold weather hits. Not overseeding or laying sod on weakened grass can mean bad things come spring after a harsh winter of…Read More

  5. Swazy & Alexander Celebrates 15 Years in Business

    Swazy & Alexander Celebrates 15 Years in Business Local Landscaping & Fertilization Company Grows its Success, Year-After-Year Newburyport, MA: Swazy & Alexander Landscaping LLC/ Green Sphere, a landscaping and fertilization company specializing in Property Care and Turf, Tree and Tick …Read More

  6. 5 Benefits of Adding Outdoor Lighting to Enhance Your Landscape

    Outdoor lighting can add new life to almost every landscape. Not only can a bright space be functional, but it can also make your home and yard look stunning. Illuminate your landscape to show off your investment. Here are five advantages to placing outdoor lighting on your property: 1. Safety Every…Read More

  7. Identifying Some of Massachusetts Most Common Garden Weeds

    For many New Englanders, gardening can rapidly change from a relaxing experience to a frustrating chore. After planting lovely flowers and bushes, your neat arrangements can become surrounded by pesky garden weeds— in a matter of days! Before you can keep the weeds away, it helps to know what exac…Read More

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    The Benefits of Reusing Your Grass Clippings, AKA Grasscycling

    Some homeowners love the look of a “clean” mow— so they bag their grass clippings instead of letting them lie on their lawn. But reusing your grass clippings can benefit not only your turf but your entire landscape (if you compost it!). Let’s learn a little more about this practice and put…Read More