46 Results for author: Tyler Bishop

5 Snow Shoveling Safety Tips

For residents of Andover, snow shoveling seems to be a yearly tradition. Each year, snow makes its way to our lovely lawns at least for a few weeks. On some of the coldest winters, though, snow shoveling can be a bit of a chore. It may seem harmless to just get out there and shovel it off of your driveway, but there are many ... More

How to Prevent Lawn Frostbite

Winter is here, and snow is falling. A quick look down the street of a residential neighborhood after a snow flurry, and you’ll be instantly reminded of a White Christmas. However, when that snow turns into a blizzard, the situation can get brutal, especially for your lawn. While a frosted lawn may seem pretty on the surface ... More

4 Things You Can Do To Protect Your Lawn This Winter

The cooler months are now upon us and very soon we’ll start seeing snow in our cold Andover climate. As lawn service providers, we know all too well just how harsh winters can be on a lawn. Unfortunately, there are a lot of misconceptions about protecting your lawn during the winter months. So we’re here to clear some of ... More

Why It’s Important to Winterize Your Sprinkler System

If you haven’t winterize your sprinkler system this year yet, now’s the time to do so. And we mean right now. Based on our local Andover, MA history, freezing temperatures can start in early November. In fact, in 1989, temperatures reached an all time low of 4° one day in November. Last year we wrote a brief warning post ... More

Don’t Know How to Get Rid of your Fall Leaves? Try Cold Compost!

By Tracy S. Morris Every fall the leaves on trees turn spectacular shades of red, yellow and brown. While these leaves look picturesque on trees, they soon turn crispy brown and drop to the ground. Once the leaves have fallen from their trees, homeowners have a messy lawn on their hands. For many homeowners, maintaining a ... More

The Power of Positive Bulb Planting

Your garden is still a garden even in the cool months. Plants and any other semblances of life seem to go dormant during these cooler months, but it’s just enough time for our colorful friends to get their beauty rest. For a fresh burst of color in the early parts of Spring, it’s a safe bet to go ahead and plant those bulbs ... More

DIY Mosquito Defense

Having a lawn that the neighbors envy might be your first goal this summer. But it would be hard to get out and enjoy it, if those pesky mosquitoes aren’t under control.  Whether it’s West Nile or Zika virus, mosquitos have always been a problem especially in the summertime. But there are things you can do at home and on ... More

TIPS To Keep Your Grass Green During The Dog Days of Summer

Summer days can bring on relentless heat making it hard to keep your lawn looking green and healthy. It can be even more difficult when you look around and see neighbors’ grass looking ever so green. Is it the grass, is it the treatment, is it just luck? In this article we’re going to share some things you can do to make ... More

Get A Spring Ready Lawn From Andover’s #1 Landscaping Company

It’s finally starting to warm up here in Andover as Spring approaches and this marks our favorite time of year. Spring is such a great time because it’s when lawns can display the first colorful tones and bright hues of the year after undergoing a long cold winter. The beautiful hues of spring flowers not only create an ... More

Three Expert Steps To Assess Your Spring Landscape

It’s that time of year again for beautiful colors, blossoms, cool breezes, and sunny afternoons at the park. Yes, Spring is finally approaching. But before Spring gets underway it’s important to assess your landscape for the season to ensure your lawn is healthy and handsome. We here at T&B Lawncare have some expert ... More