1. Using Landscape Enhancements in Your Yard

    Why settle for a plain, run-of-the-mill yard? Sure, there’s nothing wrong with the basics — nice grass, manicured trees, and tasteful foliage — but those aren’t going to turn any heads. You deserve to have a lively, colorful, and picturesque yard that will make your friends and neighbors tak…Read More

  2. The Importance of Invasive Plant Removal

    While most people may view the invasive plant species common in Massachusetts as a mere annoyance, they actually have negative impacts that are serious and far-reaching. While they do make landscaping more of a chore, they can also negatively affect water quality, biodiversity, the local fish and wi…Read More

  3. The Lawn is Turning Brown Why Should I Bother?

    We’ve had a tough late-spring and summer for rainfall in the Northeast, and you are no doubt experiencing a browning of your lawn.  Greensphere wants to answer some common questions about why this happening and what we can do about it.  Frequently Asked Questions About Lawns in Drought Condition…Read More

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

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    Identifying & Getting Rid of Crabgrass

    You had a beautiful spring green-up, but as summer waves hello, so too, do weeds. One weed, in particular, has become quite the nuisance…. Crabgrass! These broad blades emerge in tuffs across your well-manicured grass, marring your sleek, clean lawn with chaotic, unmatching clumps of green. Spot …Read More