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What does the warmer temperatures mean for our lawn and landscape?

2020-04-01T10:54:58+00:00

Can you believe it, spring is here and April is a week away! As we start to approach the warmer days of spring, let's take a look at what we can expect for our lawn and landscape. As we continue social distancing, due to the global pandemic, our yards and gardens are an outlet to reduce stress and enjoy nature. Not to mention, getting a jump start on spring cleanup [...]

What does the warmer temperatures mean for our lawn and landscape? 2020-04-01T10:54:58+00:00

Winter is here… and ticks are still here.

2020-03-27T11:52:21+00:00

For the past several years, Lyme disease spread by ticks has become increasingly dangerous in the New England area. Ticks are a resilient species that are active for much of the year which often includes the cold weather months. Ticks thrive the most in warm weather, but according to the University of Connecticut Home and Garden Education Center, they can also be active at any temperature above 30℉ (Ticks, 2016). [...]

Winter is here… and ticks are still here. 2020-03-27T11:52:21+00:00

It’s Now or Never: Five Steps to Keep Your New Years Resolution!

2020-03-27T11:53:58+00:00

This isn’t just the start of a new year; this is the beginning of a new decade. The anticipation is over and 2020 is officially here! Now is finally the time to take control and accomplish that goal that hasn’t left your mind. Creating a New Year resolution is a timeless tradition, but people seldom achieve their goals. We want to change that. This year, set your expectations high for [...]

It’s Now or Never: Five Steps to Keep Your New Years Resolution! 2020-03-27T11:53:58+00:00

Does snow hurt my lawn?

2020-03-04T08:12:56+00:00

I’m often asked if the snow will hurt the lawn. The short answer, most of the time, is no snow will not hurt your lawn. Why do I say most of the time? Well, if you live in Western Massachusetts this past fall, you would have noticed that the leaves remained on the trees a little longer than in years past. Therefore, if you had leaves fall late and cover [...]

Does snow hurt my lawn? 2020-03-04T08:12:56+00:00

What’s that smell? A stink bug, of course!

2020-03-16T11:01:18+00:00

Have you seen this little critter around your home? It is called the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug. It holds true to its name because boy does it smell when you squish it! Now that we are seeing cooler temperatures, they are looking to come inside. Let's take a look at these stink bugs in a little more detail. Why do they smell? Their odor is a defense mechanism so that [...]

What’s that smell? A stink bug, of course! 2020-03-16T11:01:18+00:00

Why are there red patches in my lawn?

2020-03-04T08:13:12+00:00

As temperatures rise and rain falls, lawn diseases become more aggressive and noticeable. One of the more common diseases that we see in home lawns in late spring is called Red Thread. This lawn disease appears as patches of straw-colored, blighted turf that can be as small as a few inches across to many feet across, depending upon the severity of the infection. Closer inspection will reveal that the tips [...]

Why are there red patches in my lawn? 2020-03-04T08:13:12+00:00

7 Tips for Prepping Your Lawn this Spring

2020-03-16T11:13:39+00:00

Old Man Winter is finally on his way out! This means it is time to put away the shovel, snow blower and ice melt and start thinking about what you will need to get your lawn ready for spring. Harsh winters can leave your lawn and landscape in rough shape. The lawn has some form of protection as it remains covered by a nice blanket of white snow. However, the [...]

7 Tips for Prepping Your Lawn this Spring 2020-03-16T11:13:39+00:00

What happens in the off season?

2020-03-04T08:13:30+00:00

Being in the lawn care industry, especially in the Northeast, I often get asked, “What do you guys do during the offseason?” Well, that’s a great question! There is more that goes on behind the scenes during offseason lawn care months than you might guess. I’ll start off by saying, the first thing is we take a deep breath and book a trip South! I wish! Contrary to belief, unlike [...]

What happens in the off season? 2020-03-04T08:13:30+00:00

Joining the Ranks of GreenCare for Troops

2020-03-16T11:09:17+00:00

We are proud to announce that StayGreen Lawn Services has recently become a volunteer for Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops, an award-winning program that provides free lawn care and landscape services to families of currently deployed military personnel. Our yards provide an area for children and pets to play and family and friends to connect. Lawns and landscapes create a beautiful place that positively contributes to the environment and the [...]

Joining the Ranks of GreenCare for Troops 2020-03-16T11:09:17+00:00

Winter Lawn Care Tips

2020-03-04T08:13:41+00:00

During this time of year, we are often preparing for winter weather conditions such as ice, snow and colder temperatures. We bring out the ice scraper, shovel, hat, and mittens. Lawn care is at the very back of our minds, especially knowing it's more than likely we won't see our lawn until late March if we're lucky! That doesn't mean we should forget about it. Below we've highlighted winter lawn [...]

Winter Lawn Care Tips 2020-03-04T08:13:41+00:00