Recognizing Lace Bug Damage

Ever take a walk around your yard and marvel at the beauty of nature? The trees, leaves, flowers, and wildlife all work together in a complex ecosystem. Unfortunately, sometimes that ecosystem requires that critters feed off plants or bushes native to our area in order to survive. Lace Bugs are one such critter that could be feeding off your azaleas,...

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Adding Home Value Through Landscape Design

Are you one of the millions of Americans who chose to stay busy during the pandemic by taking on home improvement projects? From small paint projects to “down-to-the-studs” bathroom remodels, Americans went all out to add home value through home improvement projects.   

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Can Cabling & Bracing Save My Tree?

Here in the northeast we commonly experience heavy snow and ice in the winter, high winds during storms all year, and heavy foliage on our beautiful trees, especially in the summer and fall. While most hardy New Englanders can handle the shifts in the weather and the sometimes harsh storms, our precious trees sometimes need some help to remain structurally...

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Caring for Crabapple Trees

The colorful pink, red, and white blooming crabapple trees are a welcome sight every spring across the northeast. These beautiful ornamental trees dot our landscape with pops of color and practically scream, “Spring is finally here!” 

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5 Benefits of a Stone Fire Pit Entertaining Space

Outdoor fire pits and fireplaces are quite the trend in the United States today. According to the American Society of Landscape Architect’s Residential Landscape Trends Survey, topping the list of outdoor design features is the stone fireplace and fire pit. 

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Keep the Ticks & Mosquitoes Out of Your Backyard in 2021

The summer is finally here and that means it’s time to get outdoors and enjoy the long, sun-filled  days and beautiful summer weather. Unfortunately, living in Massachusetts also means that along with the ocean breezes and fantastic weather comes some pest issues that may be lurking in your own backyard. 

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Should I Try Pruning My Own Trees or Call a Professional?

Tree trimming and pruning may not look that difficult, right? A snip here and a snip there and all should be good. Lumberjack equipment, tools (and of course the flannel shirts) may seem pretty fun, but you may want to weigh your options before you pick up your pruning shears, or worse yet, your chainsaw. Take a moment to consider...

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Mulching Benefits for Tree and Landscaping Health

What if I told you there was a product you could use in your yard and garden that would make your landscaping look dramatically better, reduce your watering needs, increase airflow and nutrients to the soil and roots, and deter weeds from growing? 

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