Posts Tagged "lawn care"

Get a jump on critters

Posted on March 9th, 2020

The winter months may seem bleak, but contrary to popular belief, two types of little critters that love to wreck your lawn and garden, don’t go completely dormant in the winter. That means during a warm winter like the one we’ve had, moles and voles remained fairly active and are already causing trouble under the […]

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Spring Checklist

Posted on February 17th, 2020

Spring is the busiest time in your garden, and it can be easy to miss some important tasks that you’ll kick yourself for later. But good news! This spring checklist is customized for you—gardening in the New England climate—and it’s what we follow to keep our own gardens in tip-top shape to enjoy for months to […]

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Posted on August 30th, 2018

Labor Day is here.  Let’s get out there and put a little bit of labor into our lawns.  The summer heat wave has kept us sadly looking at our stressed-out lawns from the inside out.  I know, it has been too darn hot to think about doing much in the yard, except for sitting under […]

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Posted on April 12th, 2018

Just as you need energy to get through your day, your plants do too. And of course, when it comes to family-friendly gardening, organic fertilizer is the way to go! What is Organic Fertilizer? Organic fertilizers contain only ingredients from plant, animal or mineral sources.  Examples of these kinds of ingredients are bone meal, kelp meal […]

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Posted on April 5th, 2018

Show your lawns some love this spring.  Not only did trees & shrubs suffer from this snowy & windy winter, our lawns struggled quite a bit too.  Snow plows scraped up edges of lawns along roads and driveways.  Snow shovels scuffed up the lawns alongside walkways. Heavy, wet snow sat on our lawns causing bare […]

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Thirsty Grass Seed

Posted on September 1st, 2017

So you are thinking of planting a new lawn or just filling in your existing one.  Don’t just think about it, do it!  I am a huge fan of seeding, whether it is a brand new lawn, filling in bare patches or thickening up your existing turf, now is the perfect time to tackle this […]

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Tips for Seeding your Lawn

Posted on April 6th, 2017

DO NOT SET YOURSELF UP FOR FAILURE (TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL GRASS SEEDING OF A SMALL SECTION OF LAWN) Do not take on more than you can handle.  Most of us have very busy schedules.  Those little things like work and kids tend to get in the way of having a “perfect lawn”.  Who’d a thunk?!  […]

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What Lurks Beneath the Snow?

Posted on March 16th, 2017

(Be pro-active. Get ready for the thaw.) Don’t worry. I promise no snow monsters are going to jump out of the snow and grab you, no icy pit is going to pull you in, and no frozen fur ball is going to nip at your ankles. I know that sometimes when it is cold and […]

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Posted on March 10th, 2017

St. Patrick’s Day is a good time to think about greening things up in the yard. If green is the color of good luck shouldn’t we be doing everything we can to green up our lawns and gardens this year?!  Who couldn’t use an extra bit of good luck?!  Let’s think green.  Let’s make our […]

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