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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    Celebrate Earth Day Right with these Eco-Friendly Landscaping Tips

    Every April, there’s a special day devoted to recognizing our environmental impact and helping to protect our vibrant planet: Earth Day. In honor of this annual movement, we wanted to share some eco-friendly landscaping tips. We hope they empower homeowners— like you!— to make some greener la…Read More

  3. Is Brown Grass Dead Grass? Here’s How to Find Out!

    We’ve all been there: you step outside only to be surrounded by the brown wasteland of your lawn. What happened? A few weeks ago it was growing strong and had that bold green luster you love! But now— now it’s downright unsightly. Is your brown grass truly dead or is it simply “dormant,” n…Read More

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    How to Properly Hydrate Your Lawn in Spring

    After a long Massachusetts winter, your lawn is probably thirsty. Frigid temperatures and the dry start to winter kept your soil frozen and dry for long periods of time, preventing it from absorbing the water it needs. Compare a spring watering to dumping a glass of water on a sleeping friend— it…Read More

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    Dead or Yellow Grass this Spring? It Might Be Salt Damage

    Every winter you treat your sidewalks at first sight of snow, the town salts the road. There are no accidents, no one slips and all is well. But come spring, there’s a problem: the grass around these areas is destroyed— a distinct yellow or dried brown. While the rest of your turf comes back, a…Read More

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    The Landscaper’s Guide to Regrowing Dead Grass After Winter Damage

    Winter can really take a toll on your turf. Dry winds, excess moisture from snow or ice and pesky critters can make a massacre of your lawn all season long. If your grass is dead or damaged post-winter, we’ve got you covered. Let’s determine the cause and give your landscape the refresh it needs…Read More

  7. 6 Darn-Good Reasons to Switch to Organic Lawn Fertilizer

    Dead or yellowing grass? Maybe it’s time to nourish your lawn! You’ve been hearing some great things about your neighbor’s results using organic fertilizer, but you’re still hesitant to try it for yourself. What’s the big difference between organic vs. conventional fertilizer anyways? Is t…Read More

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    Massachusetts Most Common Tree Bugs & How to Stop Them

    Insects infestation can be a real problem. These pesky buggers swarm or overtake your trees, eating away at your prized landscape features. Not only is it expensive to replace these trees if attacked and killed, but no homeowner wants to worry about stepping on caterpillars or seeing fuzzy, mold-lik…Read More

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    5 Spring Lawn Care Tips for Massachusetts Homeowners

    As winter subsides, we’re all gearing up to spend time outside. But cold Massachusetts temperatures likely took a toll on your turf— and now’s the time to give it the TLC it needs. Welcome spring graciously this year with these five important spring lawn care tips: 1. Clean Up Early Spring Ove…Read More