Summer Lawn Care

Using Landscape Enhancements in Your Yard

By Chris Imlach / April 13, 2021

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 take notice. Well-orchestrated landscape enhancements can significantly…

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The Lawn is Turning Brown Why Should I Bother?

By Chris Imlach / July 8, 2020

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 Conditions Q: Why is my lawn turning…

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Identifying Some of Massachusetts Most Common Garden Weeds

By Chris Imlach / January 2, 2020

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 exactly you’re up against. That’s why we…

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The Benefits of Reusing Your Grass Clippings, AKA Grasscycling

By Chris Imlach / December 26, 2019

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 your leftover blades to good…

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Lawn Grubs: Treating & Preventing Pesky Larvae & Beetles

By Chris Imlach / December 19, 2019

Grub and Beetle Control Services Are beetles swarming your lawn in early summer? These bugs do more than just eat your plant’s leaves and annoy you while trying to enjoy the evening sunset on your deck. Beetles can lay eggs in your grass, which hatch into hungry grubs and destroy your turf from the ground…

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6 Mowing Tips For Healthy Grass this Summer

By Chris Imlach / November 25, 2019

Summer is approaching, and your grass is going to start growing like wild! If you’re having some problems maintaining a lush yard, maybe the way you’re mowing is the issue. Check out these six mowing tips to cultivate healthy, vibrant grass this season: 1. Don’t Overwater Running sprinklers during a hot summer can help your…

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5 Perennial Flowers to Plant this Summer in Your Northeastern Garden

By Chris Imlach / November 21, 2019

Not all flowers thrive in our Northeastern climate, and it can be hard finding the best perennials to come back year after year in your garden. That’s why we’ve picked five of our favorite floras, to brighten up your Massachusetts landscape, all summer long. Check out these beautiful buds: 1. Hydrangeas Homeowners love the soft,…

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9 Ways to Prep Your Landscape for Summer

By Chris Imlach / November 11, 2019

Spring is finally here, but summer is just around the corner too. While you might have already given your yard a quick spring cleanup, there are a few more ways to add life to your landscape and prepare for the hot days ahead. Here are nine things to do to prep your property: 1. Plant…

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