Fall Tree Care for New England Trees

Fall may seem like the time of year when things begin to slow down heading into the winter months, but tree care should continue in order to protect all of your plantings including shrubbery and mature trees. Here at Carpenter Costin we want to review some of the steps you can take to care for your trees and plantings this...

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How Landscape Can Boost Your Curb Appeal

The housing market is currently exploding with more home buyers than inventory on the market. That means that homes are going fast and well over the asking price. Sellers are rightfully excited about the prospect of a bidding war on their home. However, this real estate market, like everything, is sure to evolve and change over the next year or...

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Renovate Your Lawn For Optimal Health

Overview Lawn renovation is important to keep your lawn strong, healthy and lush. The healthier your lawn the easier it is to keep weeds from growing. In this post we will go over two of the main cultural practices; core aeration and over seeding and when you should have them done.

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End of Summer and Fall Checklist

End of Summer and Fall Tree & Landscape Care Consultation Having a great landscape in May, June, and July doesn’t start in the spring – it starts in the fall. Tactics such as fertilization, lawn renovation, pest treatments, and shade tree pruning will all improve the health and appeal of your landscape, allowing you to have a great looking property...

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Fall Landscape and Tree Care Checklist

Fall tactics for ensuring your landscape and trees are in the best shape possible. Caring for your trees, shrubs, and landscape in the fall will help ensure that it is in optimal condition come next spring. Investing in landscape care services between September and December will not only prepare your trees and shrubs for the winter, but it will also...

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Checking Shade Trees for Safety this Fall

Make certain your shade trees are safe before winter Nor’easters and snow storms come rolling in. After a relatively mild year in terms of storms, New England is bound to receive a handful of threatening storms this fall and winter – in both the Nor’easter and blizzard variety. These storms, which usually pack a powerful punch of high wind, driving...

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Treatment of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in the Fall

Treat Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in the Fall As temperatures begin to cool in the fall, Hemlock Woolly Adelgid leaves its summer dormancy to once again feast on the Hemlocks across the North East. By treating hemlock woolly adelgid in the fall it will mitigate the pest just as they are coming out of their dormant stage, or prevent your healthy...

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Why Fall is the Right Time to Add Walls, Walks, & Patios

Installing Hardscape Features: Walkways, Walls, and Patios Even though the normal fall landscape maintenance include raking leaves and assuring your trees are structurally safe to withstand the load of snow, you don’t need to wait until spring to make landscape improvements – fall is a terrific time for hardscape installation. Take advantage of a few great months for landscape improvements...

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