Finally, the landscape is finally awash with color. But not all the color is welcome. Dandelions are popping up everywhere. A customer called this week and was concerned that our first treatment didn’t work. I assured her it had done exactly what it was meant to do- fertilize her lawn but that also means it […]
Last year many areas were spared from Winter Moth Caterpillars. According to UMass Extension, the numbers could be significantly higher than last year. It is unclear how the extreme cold temperatures will affect the numbers that hatch. While winter moth are historically cold tolerant, temperatures this year were extreme and may help to keep the […]
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 […]
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 […]
Stumped by what to give Mom for Mother’s Day? We have some ideas.
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?
Is your spring lawn looking less than perfect? Here is what we are seeing on lawns in Massachusetts right now.
Your Greenskeeper is ready for spring lawn care in Massachusetts…are you?
- Well Isn’t That Dandy? May 6, 2014
- LYME DISEASE: The Difficulties Diagnosing An Epidemic April 17, 2014
- Do you like the look of lichens? April 1, 2014
- WINTER MOTH March 29, 2014
- SPRING FEVER March 29, 2014