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    5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Landscape Pest Control

    Ticks, mosquitoes, deer, beetles, caterpillars, mice— the list of landscape pests can go on and on. We’re here to pique your interest and share some interesting (and somewhat scary) facts about some of Massachusetts' most common lawn pests. Ready to be wowed? Check out these five things you pr…Read More

  2. Deer Resistant Plants

    Preference by deer for plants is often determined by the overall availability of food. Additionally, plant preferences for deer can vary on a regional basis. The following plants are some that apppear to be less preferred by deer when food supplies are adequate and should discourage deer browsing. P…Read More

  3. Tick Prevention

    While it is necessary to take preventive measures against the creatures year-round, be extra vigilant in warmer months with your tick prevention. Protect your people, pets and your yard! Avoid Avoid wooded and bushy areas with high grass and leaf litter. Walk in the center of trails. Tuck your pa…Read More

  4. 14 Tick Diseases

    Here in the Northeast we tend to think only of Lyme Disease because it is so prevalent in our area. But did you know that as of February 2014, there are currently 14 tick diseases in the U.S. recognized by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention? Unfortunately, there are a few of us here a…Read More

  5. Disease Carrying Ticks

    Meet the Trouble Makers: 7 Disease Carrying Ticks! The American Dog Tick (Dermacentor variabilis) This is the most commonly identified species responsible for transmitting Rickettsia rickettsii, which causes Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in humans. It can also transmitTularemia. It is widely dist…Read More

  6. Winter Burn on trees and shrubs

    This is an interesting blog from one of our vendors that we want to share with you. We are experiencing a collective exhale after months of winter storms that brought subzero temperatures, continuous wind gusts, freezing rain and – to say the least—piles of snow. As temperatures start to warm, w…Read More