Category Archives: Seasonal Maintenance

Understanding the Effects of Snow on Your Lawn

Understanding the Effects of Snow on Your Lawn

The winter means we can take a break from our normal lawn care routine. We already fertilized in the fall and there’s no need to mow, so that means we can sit back and relax until spring! However, while you’re taking a leave of absence from your lawn care, your lawn is battling cold temperatures… Read more

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February Garden Tips

February Garden Tips

You might not think you need to do much to your garden in February when snow is still falling and the temperatures in Massachusetts are rarely creeping above the 50-degree mark. But the truth is that it’s important to take care of your garden during all times of the year, and February is actually an… Read more

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Fall Lawn Care Tips

Fall Lawn Care Tips

With fall right around the corner, now is the perfect time start thinking about what your lawn might need for the months ahead. Here are some lawn care tips for the coming season. Keep mowing As long as your grass is growing, you should be mowing! You’ll just want to adjust how you mow based… Read more

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Eco-Friendly Ice Melting Alternatives to Rock Salt

Eco-Friendly Ice Melting Alternatives to Rock Salt

When freezing temperatures cause dangerous patches of ice to develop on our driveways and sidewalks, many people turn to rock salt to combat the slippery mess. Unfortunately, rock salt is composed of sodium chloride—a harsh chemical which can make animals sick and damage nearby plants and grasses. The good news is, there are plenty of… Read more

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Freshening Your Lawn After the Thaw

Freshening Your Lawn After the Thaw

With spring just around the corner, you are probably getting antsy to get outside again. As the season changes and takes with it the snowbanks, you also can see some noticeable changes in your lawn. Although it is tempting to go out and get started on beautifying your lawn on the first hint of a… Read more

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Could Your Lawn Care Expenses be Tax Deductible?

Could Your Lawn Care Expenses be Tax Deductible?

Tax season is in full swing, and if you’re like most Americans you’re probably looking for any opportunity you can to deduct expenses from your taxable income. If you’re a homeowner, chances are you’ve invested hundreds or even thousands of dollars in the care and maintenance of your lawn over the course of the past… Read more

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Protecting Your Landscaping From Winter Weather

Protecting Your Landscaping From Winter Weather

There’s no doubt about it: winter weather can be harsh on your landscaping. But even if the days have turned cold already, you can still take some precautionary steps to protect your lawn from damaging winter weather. With these tips, your lawn will bounce back quickly when spring is back in bloom! To prepare your… Read more

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