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Announcing the Return of Lawn Life Support.  Complete Lawn Care Plans, One Flat Rate.

Announcing the Return of Lawn Life Support. Complete Lawn Care Plans, One Flat Rate.

We are now re-introducing our Complete Lawn Care Maintenance Plan Called “Lawn Life Support“.  It’s comparable to a comprehensive healthcare plan, for your yard. With a busy work, life, and family schedule; Lawn Care is sometimes overlooked and difficult to prioritize.  We have developed a Full Service to obtain a perfect Green Lawn, without the hassle of worrying about each task separately. This Lawn Care Contract is Priced to save you time, money, and worry.  Priced at just a few dollars more than normal Lawn Treatment costs, in convenient, equal monthly installments.  Subscribe to Our Free Newsletter Email Address Subscribe Lawn Triage If starting Lawn Life Support in early Spring, your lawn will benefit from a full spectrum soil anlysis.  We will send your soil samples to UCONN for a detailed nutrient and composition report.  With this we will custom tailor your lawn’s care plan from Spring to Fall and send you the full report. Fertilization & Weed Control 4 Step Fertilizer Program at 2-3 month intervals.  Early Spring Fertilizer with Crabgrass control, Late Spring Weed & Feed, Summer Lawn Food, and Fall Fertilizer with “Winterguard”. Round Up selective Weed Control sprayed as needed for spot control.  Garden and Shrub beds hand Weeded, Preen application for maintenance. Fall Aeration & Overseeding Keeping your turf replenished with regular application of new seed maintains a thicker, denser lawn, and chokes out weeds.  Aeration pulls plugs from the turf, allowing the soil to maintain natural air pockets for optimal root growth and drainage. Spring and Fall Services as needed. Spring Dethatching Removes dead layer of organic material, including old grass and weeds. ...
3 Reasons Why You Still May Have Grubs, Even After Applying Grub Killer Products.

3 Reasons Why You Still May Have Grubs, Even After Applying Grub Killer Products.

It is usually around September that we get an influx of calls regarding Grub destruction to the lawn, where grub killer was already applied by the homeowner this season. Many factors go into successful Grub suppression. The most important is knowing its life cycle. Mastering the life cycle of numerous Grub types is a professional applicator’s biggest challenge during licensing preparations. Without this knowledge, you run the risk of spreading product of the wrong type at the wrong time, or even treating for the completely wrong problem. Here we discuss why Grubs may still linger after a homeowner application, and why professional treatments are usually the only effective option. Trending3 Reasons Why You Still May Have Grubs, Even After Applying Grub Killer Products. Life Cycle Timing Grubs have a very unique life cycle from most other insects. There are two generations that will appear at two different times of the year. Temperatures affect these cycles and can move pupation timing off when making treatment decisions. In Spring you are targeting overwintering larvae before they grow into adult Beatles and emerge. These will be the generation to lay eggs for the next round of feeding Larvae in the Fall. By Fall you battling against emerging Larvae buried deep in the soil. Read more on the life cycle of Grubs here: https://www.lebanonturf.com/education-center/insect-pests/white-grubs Product Availability Timing of Grub treatments will determine the type of product used. Some products are more preventative, and some more curative in formulation. Using the right product at the right time can mean achieving complete control of Grubs, or be an absolute miss. Curative products are used after...
How to Properly Mulch Around Trees.  Mulch “Volca- NO’s” May Be Slowly Killing Your Trees.

How to Properly Mulch Around Trees. Mulch “Volca- NO’s” May Be Slowly Killing Your Trees.

Soring bed and tree mulching is essential to getting your Landscape ready for the growing season. Mulch controls weeds, retains moisture for plant roots, and adds eye catching aestethics to your property. You may see many trees along your travels with a mound of mulch at the base, this practice is very damaging and not reccomended. Here we will discuss why this is bad practice and the correct way to mulch around trees. Announcing the Return of Lawn Life Support. Complete Lawn Care Plans, One Flat Rate.3 Reasons Why You Still May Have Grubs, Even After Applying Grub Killer Products.How to Properly Mulch Around Trees. Mulch “Volca- NO’s” May Be Slowly Killing Your Trees.Water Your Lawn Smarter With Smart Lawn Watering Timers. Why Mulch Mounds Are Bad In the past it is has been common place to place mulch high against tree trunks in an attempt to get as much moisture to its trunk as possible. Over time it has been discovered that this practice does just the opposite and causes problems with root growth. Here are some common issues caused by mulch volcanoes: Root Rot from excessive moistureMold and Fungus growth from poor drainagePromotes Insect pest infiltrationWorks against natural drip line and causes root girdling TrendingHow to Properly Mulch Around Trees. Mulch “Volca- NO’s” May Be Slowly Killing Your Trees. Proper Tree Mulching Mulching around trees can be beneficial in preventing weed growth and promoting healthy roots. Improper mulching can however work against these goals as described above. Here are so aimple tips to properly mulch around trees: Mulch no more than 2-3 inches thickkeep mulch from touching...
Water Your Lawn Smarter With Smart Lawn Watering Timers.

Water Your Lawn Smarter With Smart Lawn Watering Timers.

Wi-Fi controlled devices have made life infinitely easier around the home. A newer trend in lawn irrigation control is the us e of Mobile enabled watering controllers. By using an always on and connected irrigation controller, you can save water, avoid over watering, prevent pests like fungus, and avoid watering during rainfall. Here are some of the most popular wifi controlled watering devices. TrendingWater Your Lawn Smarter With Smart Lawn Watering Timers. Rachio 3 Smart Water Sprinkler Control The Rachio smart watering system pairs with a mobile app to make irrigation control easier than ever. Set up schedules and monitor its status within the easy to use app. Save water and protect the environment with Weather Intelligence Plus. Networked weather forecasting that prevents watering during rain events. The Rachio 3 can be easily installed by matching the existing wiring and using the apps step by step walkthrough. This system is designed for use with a professionally installed irrigation system with prewired electrical connections. Below we’ll explore a simpler faucet connector for homes without full irrigation installations present. Learn more about the Rachio watering system here: https://rachio.com/rachio-3/ Orbit B-Hyve Smart Hose Faucet Timer Orbit is a well-known name in home watering. Most basic sprinklers you may have bought in the past were likely made by Orbit. The B-Hyve a simple connection between the outdoor water spigot and watering hose. To add to its efficiency is a plug-in WiFi transmitter that is simple to connect and ensures flawless operation. You can use the app to set watering schedules, and it includes its own Weathersense technology to prevent overwatering. The B-Hyve app...
Dang Woodchucks! Quit Chuckin That Wood! How to Evict Woodchucks From Your Lawn.

Dang Woodchucks! Quit Chuckin That Wood! How to Evict Woodchucks From Your Lawn.

Part of watching TV has always been seeing great commercials. The Geico crew always has a new trick up their sleeves. But with all joking aside, woodchucks can be a nuisance in your yard. Many people don’t even pay much mind to this animal, until you have one holed up in your lawn. But first, we should clear up some misconceptions on this furry fiend. TrendingDiscover the Superior Results of Green Envy Organic Mulch Woodchuck or Groundhog? The true identity of this story’s antagonist is wrapped in a shroud of mystery surrounding his true identity. As dramatic as it sounds. ask yourself, “Groundhog or Woodchuck?”. So yes a Groundhog is Woodchuck is a Whistle-Pig. All 3 names connected with this one pest. But neither of these names correctly refer to a Gopher, as they are a separate genius of animal altogether. What Attracts Woodchucks to My Yard? Groundhogs are related to the squirrel family, and eat very similar foods. A fruit or vegetable garden nearby gives them a steady food source, and reason to build an underground tunnel and stay a while. They enjoy nuts and acorns as appetizers, but will seek out large fruiting plants for long term sustenance. How to Evict Groundhogs From Your Property? Groundhog damage is usually limited to holes from it’s burrows, and damage to fruiting plants. However, they can be a nuisance, and conditions can be dangerous for the,selves with any large pets or wild animals that may be present. The best way to get rid of prevent them from returning is to discourage them from returning to their burroughs. This can include...
Discover the Superior Results of Green Envy Organic Mulch

Discover the Superior Results of Green Envy Organic Mulch

We are proud to be entering our fourth year of being Connecticut’s exclusive supplier for Green Envy organic mulch. This premium level product provides several advantages over conventional mulch from local suppliers. If you want to have better looking garden beds, less weeds, and almost zero insects in your landscape, then this Mulch option could be for you. TrendingDiscover the Benefits of Lawn Power Slice Seeding. Benefits of Green Envy Premium Mulch Produced in a certified organic process, Green Envy contains no dyes, chemicals, or additives. Formulated to naturally suppress weeds and raise pH. This can not be achieved with traditional wood mulches without the use of chemicals. More than a Mulch, Green Envy contains composted manure. This provides plants, flowers, and trees important nutrients that traditional mulches can’t provide. No need to add harsh chemicals or fertilizer amendments to your beds. Green Envy locks in moisture 3 times better than conventional mulch. This means less watering, and less environmental impact. Green Envy decomposes into a natural compost at the end of the season, preventing the need for removal. Learn More & Get a Free Customized Quote: Learn more about the benefits of Green Envy organic mulch here: http://greenenvyproducts.com/green-envy-prime/. Contact us below for a customized measurement of beds, along with with a free quote on installation of this or our other premium landscape products. Free Quote Contact us Call...