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How to Protect Your Landscape in Winter

The Top 3 Winter Burdens As much as we would like it to not be the case, beautiful landscapes are not “set it and forget it.” They require care and attention throughout the year, especially in winter! Like putting a child down for a nap, if it isn’t done right, they will wake up cranky and [...]

How to Protect Your Landscape in Winter2018-11-27T18:07:15+00:00

Shrubs That Bloom In the Cold: Plant Now Before the Freeze

Enjoy A Pop of Color During the Cold Months: Winter Interest Plantings In New England, it's essential to have a garden that is planned with four seasons in mind. Plants with cold weather interest bring brightly colored berries, blooms and interesting bark to your stark winter landscape. We are able to add these shrubs [...]

Shrubs That Bloom In the Cold: Plant Now Before the Freeze2018-10-23T19:18:47+00:00

Lawn Renovation is a ‘Now’ Activity

Has another season gone by where you are still not satisfied with your lawn?Everyone knows that all normal lawn programs kick off in the spring; however, if you have a chronically under-performing lawn, or experienced some type of damage over the summer, just waiting until spring to start the process over again is a recipe [...]

Lawn Renovation is a ‘Now’ Activity2018-09-19T19:08:29+00:00

Oxford Connecticut Goes Non-Toxic

Northeast Horticultural Services Chosen to Manage Organic Vegetation Control Stacey (left) stands with Oxford resident, Jennifer Giustra Kozek and Wayne Watt, Director of Public Works Stratford, CT, August 3, 2018 – Northeast Horticultural Services has been hired to manage a non-toxic, organic program to control vegetation in the Town of Oxford, Connecticut.  The [...]

Oxford Connecticut Goes Non-Toxic2018-08-16T16:08:56+00:00

Climate Change Brings Beetles

Good Bugs & Bad Bugs: Integrating Pest Management Into Property Care In our job, we encounter many insects, some are good guys and some are bad guys. Recently, bad guys have started to infiltrate our northern climates due to fluctuating weather and warmer winters. Over the last five years, the Southern Pine Beetle has [...]

Climate Change Brings Beetles2018-08-16T16:09:08+00:00

Roots Before Removal!

Getting to the Root of the Problem: Airspade Technology As arborists and horticulturalists, it is our job to take care of trees, from the time of planting, all the way to ultimate removal. However, sometimes things can go wrong where we can’t see them; in the roots. Things like improper care at the nursery, construction damage, [...]

Roots Before Removal!2018-08-16T16:09:18+00:00

Northeast Horticultural Services Joins Mayor Ganim and Read School to Recognize Arbor Day with a Tree Planting Ceremony

Northeast Horticultural Services honored Arbor Day, April 27, 2018 by planting a ceremonial tree at the Read School in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Joined by Mayor Ganim, Principal Smith, teachers, staff and the National Junior Honor Society students from Read School, the team at Northeast Horticultural Services presented an Eastern Redbud for a tree planting ceremony [...]

Northeast Horticultural Services Joins Mayor Ganim and Read School to Recognize Arbor Day with a Tree Planting Ceremony2018-05-04T16:13:41+00:00

What does it mean to have a Sustainable Landscape?

Sustainability is a buzz word talked about all the time. When you try to define it the outcome becomes a very complicated and burdensome effort that dramatically effects our daily lives. To be truly sustainable urban American would have to reconfigure itself completely. A better way is to rethink the outcome of true sustainability [...]

What does it mean to have a Sustainable Landscape?2018-05-01T14:28:32+00:00

Go Organic!

NOFA Soil Biology Organic Lawn Program We are very excited to roll out our new NOFA inspired, Soil Biology Organic Lawn Program! Traditional Organic lawn programs are far better than harsh conventional programs, but they often fall short of clients' expectations. Instead of just swapping out conventional pesticides and fertilizers with organic alternatives, this [...]

Go Organic!2018-04-23T02:39:11+00:00