When Do Ticks Go Away in Massachusetts?

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For some reason, it seems as though people stop worrying about tick control in MA as soon as the weather cools down a little. As we head into winter, ticks are seemingly out of sight and out of mind. A lot of people assume that they go away or die off like other bugs in […]

How to Eliminate Creeping Charlie Like a Boss

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Ground ivy is one of the most common and difficult to control weeds that homeowners deal with all over the country, including in Massachusetts. This aggressive, low-growing perennial prefers shady and moist areas. It establishes roots wherever the leaf attaches to the stem, making it difficult, if not impossible, to remove by hand. Also known […]

Warning: Ignoring These Steps Will Put Your Lawn in Peril

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Don’t think that you can ignore your lawn now that the grass is growing slower and the weather is getting colder! Stopping now is a mistake that many people make in regards to their Massachusetts lawn care needs. But proper lawn care in the fall is one of the most important things you can do […]

What is EEEV, and Should You Be Concerned?

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Many southeastern Massachusetts communities have received a designation of “high risk” for exposure to the Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus. Several more have received a moderate risk designation. If you are living in Massachusetts, this is a mosquito control issue you can’t ignore. What is Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus? The Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus (EEEV) spreads […]

Ten Fun Facts About Watermelon for National Watermelon Day

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Tomorrow is National Watermelon Day! Nothing says summer like a day outside with a big, juicy slice of watermelon. We hope you have taken care of your MA mosquito control issues so you can enjoy a fun day in the sun and celebrate! Here are some fun facts about watermelons that we have put together […]

Brown Spots on Your Turf? This Could Be the Answer You Need

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During this time of year, sod webworm damage becomes the most prevalent in turfs and lawns in Massachusetts. Sod webworms can be a significant Massachusetts lawn care issue. Learn how to tell if you have an infestation, and what to do about it. How Do You Know If You Have Sod Webworms? If you have […]

How to Celebrate National Picnic Month Like a Boss

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Did You Know that July is National Picnic Month? Nothing beats a summer picnic with friends and family. After a slew of cold and rainy months that keep us inside, the beautiful and sunny month of July is a great time to be outside with friends and family, eating watermelon and chicken salad sandwiches, followed […]

Be on the Lookout for Leaf Spot Disease!

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It is now the time of year when homeowners engaging in lawn care may start to notice brown spots appearing on the leaves of some of their trees and plants. What causes these spots? It might be leaf spot disease, a widespread plant fungal infection. It’s so common that it is rare for a homeowner […]

Red Thread Disease

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A common lawn disease seen this time of year is known as red thread disease.  The fungal infection earned its name because of the red or pink webbing, or thread, appearance it creates in your lawn.  The thin strands protrude from grass blades and thrive in warm, moisture-rich environments. With regular organic lawn care in […]

Common Lawn Disease: Signs and Treatment

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Leaf spot is a general term referring to a vast amount of diseases found outdoors this time of year.  Generally located on the foliage of shade and ornamental trees, leaf spot can affect areas of your lawn as well. Also referred to melting-out, leaf spot can destroy an entire lawn if not treated early.  Thus, […]