Lawn Care

Household Tips to Handle Pest Infestation

2018-06-18T19:31:34+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 2018-06-18T19:31:34+00:00

Helpful Habits for Summer Mosquito and Tick Control

2018-06-12T15:42:56+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 2018-06-12T15:42:56+00:00

How to Prevent Grub Damage

2018-06-05T14:10:52+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 2018-06-05T14:10:52+00:00

Tick Season Has Started

2018-05-30T18:33:43+00:00

* Video courtesy of Channel 22 WWLP Springfield, MA.  March 5, 2018. All rights reserved. Please don’t hesitate to call StayGreen Lawn Services if you have any questions or concerns regarding tick control this season. LIMITED TIME SPECIAL OFFER Mosquito & Tick Promotion Get 2 FREE applications with the purchase of the full program. First and Last applications FREE – Hurry, Offer ends June 1, 2018 Find [...]

Tick Season Has Started 2018-05-30T18:33:43+00:00

Fixing Plow Damage

2018-05-30T18:34:24+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 2018-05-30T18:34:24+00:00

Lawn Care in the Winter?

2018-05-30T18:34:12+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? 2018-05-30T18:34:12+00:00

Mosquitoes During Winter Months

2018-05-30T18:34:38+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 2018-05-30T18:34:38+00:00

Growing a Greener Garden

2018-05-30T18:35:23+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 2018-05-30T18:35:23+00:00

Mowing for a Beautiful Green Lawn

2018-05-30T18:35:40+00:00

Mowing for a beautiful green lawn What is the proper height to mow my lawn? When should I mow my lawn? These are just a few of the questions often asked to lawn care professionals. The answers can vary by grass types, weather and characteristics of your turf. Mowing lawns is one of the most basic cultural practices that can be performed on lawns. Mowing heights and frequency of [...]

Mowing for a Beautiful Green Lawn 2018-05-30T18:35:40+00:00

What is Thatch?

2018-05-30T18:35:48+00:00

What is thatch? Thatch is a layer of living and dead stems, roots, leaves, and other organic matter which accumulates between the soil and turf. Thatch is a natural component of the growing turf and is beneficial as long as it doesn’t get too thick. Excessive thatch that is more than ½ inch to ¾ inch can prevent necessary water, air and fertilizer movement to the roots. Poor thatch [...]

What is Thatch? 2018-05-30T18:35:48+00:00