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IPM: The Sustainable Approach to Plant Healthcare

IPM: The Sustainable Approach to Plant Healthcare You may have heard of it, but what does it stand for? IPM, or Integrated Pest Management, is a method for managing pests that combines cultural, biological and chemical control tactics into a single management strategy. So what does that mean? For any of this to make [...]

IPM: The Sustainable Approach to Plant Healthcare2019-09-12T17:30:59+00:00

Fruit Trees: What You Need to Know

Fruit Trees: What You Need to KnowWhat could be better than a tree that provides beauty, a food source for pollinators, and a snack for you!  Fruit trees are a great addition to a landscape for many reasons, but there are several factors you need to consider in order to have a successful fruit tree [...]

Fruit Trees: What You Need to Know2019-05-07T21:17:01+00:00

Transplanting: You CAN Take it With You

Transplanting: You CAN Take it With You When we move we take the contents of our homes with us, but we leave the structure of the house behind.  The same thing can be true for our landscapes! Although we must leave the landscape behind, you can take the plants with you.  Many times, people [...]

Transplanting: You CAN Take it With You2019-02-13T17:49:40+00:00

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

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 Beetles2019-10-10T14:00:40+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