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LYME DISEASE: The Difficulties Diagnosing An Epidemic

When we started to write this blog about tickborne illnesses, we were armed with facts and figures.  Below is the one figure you need. Clearly  Lyme is under diagnosed and spreading at alarming rates. every year- that is ten times as many as previously reported. Some medical professionals fear this epidemic is more widespread than […]

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Do you like the look of lichens?

Do you like the look of lichens?

Do you like lichens? We recently received a phone call from a customer that her tree was being invaded by some wild fuzzy creatures. She said, My tree looks like it is from outerspace with hairy green appendages all over it.’ What was growing on her trees were lichen. Lichen, are an unusual pair. Yes, […]

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SPRING FEVER

Last week’s storm was Mother Nature’s wake up call to us all. Here at the Greenskeeper, we had enough. The day before the storm was spent raking, cleaning up branches and burning. Sure we knew that the lawn would be covered again but that little bit of warm weather had given us spring fever. If […]

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Lawncare..in January????

Many of our customers are surprised to get a knock on their door, after Christmas. Why the heck would you still be fertilizing lawns? This fall was particularly challenging. After a very hot dry summer, lawns were in need of water. The fall continued with the pattern of lack of rain and lawns were in […]

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Chickweed

Spring weeds are popping up.

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A tree shows the ravages of the Winter Moth.

What’s Happening In Your Neighborhood?

Weather is not only unpredictable in the state of Massachusetts, it’s unpredictable from town to town. Trees, shrubs, lawns and the diseases and pests that affect them are on their own schedule this year. What is happening in your neck of the woods?

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Are You Ready for Spring Lawn Care?

Your Greenskeeper is ready for spring lawn care in Massachusetts…are you?

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Protect Your Trees From Insect Threats in Massachusetts

Many Massachusetts homeowners don’t consider tree care until it is too late.

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Pansies on Cape Cod!

Pansies, for spring, summer, fall and yes, sometimes even winter!

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Preventing Tick Borne Illnesses

The Greenskeeper can help protect your loved ones from tick borne illnesses in Massachusetts.

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