1. The Dangers of Over-Fertilizing Your Lawn

    You may have good intentions when fertilizing your lawn, but not laying down the proper amount can cause your grass a lot of stress. Here are four ways over-fertilizing can harm your turf: 1. Unnaturally Quick Growth Can Lead to More Maintenance & Future Turf Trouble In humans, overeating has bo…Read More

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    Poor Lawn Drainage Can Cause Winter Crown Hydration

    During the winter, your grass undergoes a great deal of stress. Cold temperatures, freezing ice, and compaction from heavy snow and snowmen building are just the beginning. Some landscapes have something else to worry about: crown hydration. Homeowners with poor lawn drainage systems are often the v…Read More

  3. How to Create Your Own Landscape Design Plan

    You want a home landscape you can be proud of. But you also don’t want to sacrifice your vision or break the bank hiring a professional landscaper planner or designer to give it the facelift it needs to shine. What if we told you that you could make your own plan— allowing you bring your own vis…Read More

  4. How to Know You’ve Picked the Right Landscape Designer

    When you’re ready to bring your outdoor yard design vision to life, the first thing you need to do is find a landscaper. With many options and such a large project at stake, hiring the best landscaping company can seem overwhelming. But there are certain traits that separate the right designer fro…Read More

  5. 7 Turf Care Tips for a Lush Lawn

    Maybe you’re not concerned with “how to cut grass” and just want green grass. Is there really a wrong way to mow? Ask any Property Care or Fertilization expert and they’ll assure you— there is. Proper turf care can promote the lush lawn you’ve always dreamed of, while negligent or slop…Read More

  6. 12 Classic Landscaping Ideas for Your Massachusetts New England Style Home

    There’s nothing like the marriage of clean white siding and rustic elegance. Because of their simplistic beauty and functionality, these New England style homes were popular throughout all of America’s architectural history. Whether it’s the balanced symmetry of the Cape Cod style or the spa…Read More

  7. Weeding & Feeding 101: Know Before You Seed

    When it comes to lawn care, you’d be surprised how much science is involved. You’re shooting in the dark from the start. You don’t even know what “kind” of grass you have, never mind determining the right herbicide and fertilizer to care for it. But it seems like a Catch 22. You use chemic…Read More

  8. What is Organic Tick Control and How Does it Work

    Thinking of "Going Green" this Earth Week? What is “Greener” than Organic Tick & Mosquito Control? Spring sprung late this year but the ticks and mosquitoes are already out in full force and most experts predict it will be an explosive year for these pesky and potentially dangerous pests. No…Read More

  9. Why Fertilizer is Important for Lawn Health

    Is your lawn starving? If you haven’t fertilized lately, it could be. Grass needs nutrients to thrive, but many lawns are constantly malnourished and don’t look as good as they should. Patchiness, bare spots, browning, and weed invasion are hallmarks of a starving or struggling yard. These probl…Read More

  10. Why Crabgrass Prevention is Important This Time of the Year

    Spring is when your yard begins to sparkle with fresh new grass. As lush green spreads across the lawn, keep an eye out for an intruder that kills the magic: crabgrass. When it takes root, it can ruin an otherwise beautiful lawn. Early spring is the perfect time to identify crabgrass, prevent it fro…Read More