Lawn Care

What is this orange stuff on my grass and shoes?

2019-10-14T09:05:27+00:00

I was walking around in my lawn over the weekend and when I was done my shoes were had some orange color on it! Upon seeing this, many homeowners might immediately question, "what's wrong with my lawn?" Being in the lawn care industry for quite some time, I knew right away that it was rust. Let's dive deeper into rust disease and what it means for your lawn. What is [...]

What is this orange stuff on my grass and shoes? 2019-10-14T09:05:27+00:00

Joining the Ranks of GreenCare for Troops

2019-04-18T15:10:37+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 2019-04-18T15:10:37+00:00

Winter Lawn Care Tips

2019-03-26T14:51:42+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 2019-03-26T14:51:42+00:00

Do I really need to remove all those leaves?

2019-03-26T14:18:36+00:00

Do I remove all those leave or don’t I? That is the question! Many homeowners in Western Massachusetts are scrambling to rake, bag and remove the last few leaves on the lawn. But is it necessary to remove all the leaves on my lawn? The short answer is no, however, this does come with a few disclaimers. Leaves in small amounts can actually be beneficial to the turf and soil. [...]

Do I really need to remove all those leaves? 2019-03-26T14:18:36+00:00

When to Consider Lawn Aeration and Overseeding

2019-03-22T09:34:26+00:00

It is always a good idea to be proactive when dealing with your lawn. If you are thinking about aerating and overseeding your lawn, you are in luck! Fall is the best time of year to take these important steps in taking care of your lawn. During the summer, be on the lookout for these signs that your lawn may need to be aerated and overseeded: Brown or Dead Spots [...]

When to Consider Lawn Aeration and Overseeding 2019-03-22T09:34:26+00:00

Maintaining Your Lawn Without Wasting Water

2019-04-25T15:32:57+00:00

Waste Not, Want Not. Saving water while maintaining a beautiful lawn doesn’t have to be difficult or time consuming. A number of the most beneficial things you can do to reduce waste are simple and easy -- either through equipment maintenance and installation, or small adjustments to your lawn care habits and routine. START WITH YOUR MOWER Simple mower maintenance and mowing techniques can do wonders for your lawn. [...]

Maintaining Your Lawn Without Wasting Water 2019-04-25T15:32:57+00:00

How Your Lawn Can Survive a Drought Without Doubt

2019-03-22T09:36:44+00:00

Droughts can cause detrimental damage to your lawn and garden. So how is your lawn supposed to survive a drought during the summer months? It is important to take these precautionary drought landscaping measures when caring for your yard before a drought occurs. It is likely that during a drought, individuals may feel obligated to over-water their lawns to make up for the lack of natural rainfall that occurs during [...]

How Your Lawn Can Survive a Drought Without Doubt 2019-03-22T09:36:44+00:00

How to Identify and Manage Giant Hogweed in Your Yard

2019-04-25T15:32:28+00:00

In recent months, an invasive species of plant, Giant Hogweed, has been introduced to the local Massachusetts area. In addition to Massachusetts, this plant has made its way through other areas such as New York, Vermont, Maine, and Connecticut, just to name a few. Not only can this plant be detrimental to your yard, but can also pose serious health risks for humans. How to Identify Giant Hogweed Below are [...]

How to Identify and Manage Giant Hogweed in Your Yard 2019-04-25T15:32:28+00:00

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

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