Winter Damage: How to Get Your Landscape on The Road To Recovery

As we all try to put this long, harsh winter behind us, our landscapes may not be on the top of the home repair and improvement priority list. It is important to note, however, that without professional assessment and care right now, your landscape may not be able to properly recover from damage caused by the heavy snow load this...

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Have Your Trees Inspected for Winter Damage

It’s been a long, cold winter and it feels a little like there’s no end in sight. This is the time to stay positive, enjoy any sunshine we get (even if it’s accompanied by bitter cold wind), and hope the thaw comes soon.

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Spring Has Sprung! Assess Winter Damage

It’s officially Spring, although the temperatures only grazed the 50s this weekend. Still, after a long, snowy and freezing cold winter it feels absolutely wonderful to leave the house in something other than a glorified sleeping bag with arms! Soon we’ll be soaking up the warmth of the sun and enjoying the bursts of color and greenery.

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Winter Tree Work in MA – 10% Discount

It’s time for winter tree work. Have your trees serviced between Dec – Mar and get a 10% discounTree removal and tree pruning in the winter is ideal for a number of reasons. Firm ground, low foliage, and reduced outdoor activity make tree service easier for the Arborist. Carpenter Costin’s 10%  winter discount makes tree service much easier for the...

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Tips for Protecting Shrubs in the Winter

Keep your shrubs safe from winter elements with these simple winter shrub care tips. If you ensure your shrubs make it through the winter damage-free, you’ll be preventing many landscape-associated headaches come spring time. The main threats for shrub damage in the winter include wind damage, snow-weight damage, and salt damage.

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Winter-Proofing Shrubs and Plants with Anti-Desiccant

Protect evergreen shrubs from harsh winter cold and winds with anti-desiccant applications. Desiccation is the dehydration of a plant due to water loss in the leaves through transpiration that occurs during the winter, as brutally cold winds rip through our region. Protecting evergreen shrubs, which maintain their foliage through winter, from desiccation will ensure they do not dry out and...

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Winter Tree Removal and Pruning Services Across Massachusetts

Take advantage of the perks associated with winter tree work and have your trees serviced in the next few months. Winter tree removal and pruning is great for both the Arborist and the property owner. Firm ground, low foliage, and reduced outdoor activity make tree service easier for the Arborist. Carpenter Costin also offers a 10% discount in the winter...

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Warm Winter Watering Tips: Evergreen Tree Care

Should you water your plants and trees in the Winter? As shocking as it sounds, you may still need to water your evergreens. During mild periods in the winter, there is a good chance that the ground around your trees will not freeze. If it has froze, then you don’t need to worry about watering, but if temperatures are mild...

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Avoiding Winter Storm Damage

Prepare Your Trees for Winter Storms Despite the relatively warm temperatures we’ve experienced thus far, winter can still be a nasty threat to your landscape. With gusting winds upwards of 50 mph in the summer or fall, winter storms can be just as dangerous as their warm weather counterparts. Your trees need to be inspected before the winter to ensure...

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