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Identifying Common Tree and Shrub Insects

Posted on March 6th, 2019

Spring is one of the best times of the year. Your trees, shrubs, and plants are waking up from winter dormancy, and they’re getting ready to burst to life! Unfortunately, they’re not the only things waking up from winter dormancy. Overwintering insects are waking up too, and if you’re not prepared, they can wreak havoc […]

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How To Extend Your Growing Season

Posted on February 20th, 2019

Growing your own vegetables is so satisfying and they taste so much better than store-bought. But living in the north-east means we have to deal with the long cold winters that prevent us from enjoying fresh, home-grown vegetables year-round. Luckily, there are several ways to extend your growing season and enjoy year-round vegetables without moving […]

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Minimalistic Gardening Tips

Posted on February 5th, 2019

Downsizing or minimalistic living is a growing trend among young people and the environmentally conscious. It’s the practice of only using what you need and nothing more to live a better, healthier lifestyle. Usually, minimalistic gardening goes hand in hand with tiny homes but anybody can practice it whether they have a tiny home or […]

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Tips For Preventing Salt Damage

Posted on January 21st, 2019

We are entering the second half of winter which is usually the snowiest here in Massachusettes. But with the snow comes the salt. Many people don’t realize that the salt they use on their driveways and walkways to make them safe is actually harmful to their plants. Not only that, but salt trucks also throw […]

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4 Best Indoor Houseplants to Liven Up Any Room

Posted on January 2nd, 2019

One of the big drawbacks of winter is that nothing grows. Well, nothing grows outside. But inside your house is the perfect climate to have plants of your own. Not only do houseplants add some color and interest to any room of your house but they also act as natural air purifiers. So what types […]

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5 Benefits Of Winter Pruning

Posted on December 19th, 2018

You have invested your hard earned time and money into your landscape this year. Your trees and shrubs have had a successful growing season, and they are as strong and healthy as they’ve ever been. But now winter is here, and you’re worried about the damage the winter weather can bring upon your trees and […]

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Overseeding: Why It Should Be Part Of Your Lawn Maintenance Routine

Posted on December 5th, 2018

  Is your lawn looking tired and worn out? Does your grass look thin or patchy in areas? Then your yard would benefit from overseeding. Overseeding is one of the many steps that should be part of any homeowners yard maintenance. But what is overseeding? To put it simply, it’s the applying more grass seed […]

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Can Snow Damage My Lawn?

Posted on November 30th, 2018

With cold temperatures, chilling winds, and snow right around the corner, it begs the question: Can snow damage my lawn? Before we answer this question, it is important to note a few things. First, grass stores essential nutrients in their root systems during the fall months. Second, when the weather gets consistently cold, grass enters […]

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Winter Maintenance Tips For A Healthier Yard

Posted on November 26th, 2018

Our snow-free days are numbered here in Massachusetts.   If you haven’t already, then you need to get started on your winter prep before the big freeze. Here are some helpful tips that you can use before and during the winter to keep your yard well-maintained and healthy. Mulch Not only does mulch retain moisture but […]

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A Guide To Protecting Your Shrubs From Hungry Deer This Winter

Posted on November 9th, 2018

Deer control is not something that we often think about throughout the year. As we get later into the fall season, you may notice an increase in the number of deer in your yard or neighborhood. There are three reasons for this increase: Mating season starts in October and runs though December. During this time […]

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