Posted on September 17th, 2019
But maple trees offer more than a topping for our waffles and pancakes, they also provide unparalleled beauty and shade for our landscapes. In the fall these magnificent and easy to care for trees put on a show like no other with exploding colors of yellows, reds, and oranges. You can capture this beauty by planting a variety of maples in your own yard. Here is a list of our favorite maple trees to plant in Massachusetts.
Posted on September 11th, 2019
It’s summertime and you probably spend a lot of time outside perfecting your gardens and landscapes. But what about inside your house. Adding plants inside your home can do a lot to spice up a room. What’s more, there is a larger variety of plants you can choose for indoor growing that won’t grow in cold Massachusetts weather, including everyone’s favorite: succulents.
Posted on August 30th, 2019
Following basic lawn care practices like watering, fertilizing, and mowing can help you achieve a beautiful lawn. But if your grass needs to be aerated these practices might have little to no effect.
Posted on August 29th, 2019
Nature is beautiful and full of wonder but that doesn’t mean that everything out there is ok to eat. Before you go on that camping or hiking trip take the time to know what you can and cannot eat. It could just end up saving your life.
Posted on July 25th, 2019
There’s nothing more majestic than watching butterflies flit about in your garden, sunning themselves on your flowers. These occurrences are cherished because catching them visiting your garden is rare. But, if you design your gardens in a way that is more inviting to butterflies, you will see them much more and they might even decide […]
Posted on July 18th, 2019
As we tend to our landscapes this summer, fending off pests and weeds, it’s easy to overlook the most dominant features of our yard: the trees. Trees look strong but there are a number of diseases and pests that can cause a lot of damage or even kill your trees if you’re not careful. Keep […]
Posted on June 25th, 2019
Fruit trees are a great way to spruce up your yard and add a bit of interest. Nothing’s better than walking out into your backyard and picking a fresh peach or apple. Whether you causally grow fruit trees or grow them to sell, you want to protect them from the myriad of diseases that can […]
Posted on June 12th, 2019
You put a lot of time into your lawn and garden, spent bundles on lawn care, flowers, trees, and shrubs. Now you need to maintain your investment. If you don’t have a method to water all of your plants, then you’re going to be in trouble, especially if you live in areas prone to drought. […]
Posted on June 5th, 2019
Applying fertilizer to your lawn is one of the most important lawn-care tasks you’ll take on this spring. By feeding your lawn the important nutrients provided by fertilizer, you’re preparing it to thrive throughout the growing season. But which type of fertilizer is best for my lawn? There are slow-release fertilizers and quick-release fertilizers. There […]
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Posted on May 7th, 2019
Thatch is an intermingled blend of dead grass stems, shoots, and roots, which gather between the soil and the grass, causing an abundance of problems. For example, thatch makes it difficult for important nutrients like air, water, and fertilizer to penetrate your grass’ root systems, which in turn affects growth. So how do you deal […]