StayGreen

About Mark Kelbacher

Environmental & Sustainable Lawn Care Professional Owner - StayGreen Lawn Services “As a Turfgrass Professional, I have worked with some of the largest lawn care companies in the world. One thing clients want is a company they can trust that follows through on promises. This is why, at StayGreen, we effectively communicate with our customers to find the best program for them. We email clients both before and after treatments, as well as provide them with detailed lawn reports. This process allows us to cater to the needs of the customer and provide them with the best experience possible,”

Low-Maintenance Curb Appeal for Summer

2019-03-22T09:37:03+00:00

A low-maintenance and beautiful front yard is possible in New England. With the right plants and simple updates, you can enjoy a gorgeous yard without having to skip any beach days tending it. We've compiled a few tips for a yard that will make your neighbors green with envy. Invest in Drought-Tolerant Plants. Drought-tolerant plants are a must-have in New England, and not just because they conserve water. These plants [...]

Low-Maintenance Curb Appeal for Summer 2019-03-22T09:37:03+00:00

Household Tips to Handle Pest Infestation

2019-03-14T14:55:53+00:00

In order to protect your lawn and garden from pests, try some of these household remedies to deal with your yard infestation. Massachusetts is home to numerous species of pests that can be detrimental to the health of your lawn and garden. Natural and organic solutions are the safest way to get rid of pests in your yard. You want to be sure that the solution you select is nontoxic [...]

Household Tips to Handle Pest Infestation 2019-03-14T14:55:53+00:00

Helpful Habits for Summer Mosquito and Tick Control

2019-03-22T09:37:11+00:00

Mosquitoes and ticks are often a concern for Massachusetts residents. These tiny insects are difficult to find and grow in rapid numbers. They also can carry diseases such as Lyme Disease, West Nile Virus and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. While these insects are part of normal outdoor life during the summer months, there are measures that homeowners can take to feel safer when enjoying their lawns, as well as protecting [...]

Helpful Habits for Summer Mosquito and Tick Control 2019-03-22T09:37:11+00:00

How to Prevent Grub Damage

2019-03-22T09:37:27+00:00

Grubs are not uncommon in lawns around the Chicopee, Massachusetts area. However, there are ways that homeowners can deal with grubs before they cause any significant damage. First, you may want to check to see if your lawn may be at risk. How to Check Your Lawn for Grubs If you see any damaged portions of your lawn, try cutting out a square of that area and looking underneath. Grubs [...]

How to Prevent Grub Damage 2019-03-22T09:37:27+00:00

Fixing Plow Damage

2019-03-22T09:38:11+00:00

Winter can be long and hard to your landscape and lawn. While snow plows make it easy to remove snow from your driveway sometimes damage may occur. This is more common than you may realize. In defense to the ones who snow plow, sometimes when we receive a lot of snow at one time it becomes difficult to know where the lawn begins and where it ends. Never-the-less the [...]

Fixing Plow Damage 2019-03-22T09:38:11+00:00

Lawn Care in the Winter?

2019-03-22T09:38:20+00:00

Why would I order lawn service when there is still snow on the ground? If I had a nickel for every time I heard that in my career, I could retire.  As you know, time seems to fly; we are distracted with many other obligations that usually take precedence over buying lawn service. So, why should a homeowner act now? The first issue is timing.  February is upon us [...]

Lawn Care in the Winter? 2019-03-22T09:38:20+00:00

Mosquitoes During Winter Months

2019-04-18T14:46:42+00:00

So the snow has arrived, and winter is upon us. No more mosquitoes right? Where have they gone? Did they migrate south for the winter? Maybe heading down to the beaches in Florida, while you are enjoying the outdoor activities like skiing, or sled riding. Understand where mosquitoes go! Mosquitoes are cold-blooded insects. This means their body temperatures are determined by the outside temps. So when temperatures reach a [...]

Mosquitoes During Winter Months 2019-04-18T14:46:42+00:00

The Plight of Snow Mold

2019-03-22T09:38:44+00:00

Knowing if you have snow mold New England winters can be a friend or foe depending on who you are. For myself, I love the snow as it means skiing, building a snowman with my young ones, and cozying up by a nice warm fire with a good book. Snow to grasses can cause Grey Snow Mold (Typhula blight). The disease occurs when there is snow on lawns for [...]

The Plight of Snow Mold 2019-03-22T09:38:44+00:00

Growing a Greener Garden

2019-04-25T15:38:57+00:00

Growing a greener garden I often get asked, how do I grow a more productive garden? The answer isn't that simple. There are a lot of factors that go into growing a greener, more sustainable garden. The first step is identifying where the garden will grow the best. This location should have plenty of sunlight and good drainage. The next thing I like to look for is if there [...]

Growing a Greener Garden 2019-04-25T15:38:57+00:00