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 tidy lawn ... More

Why You Should Winterize Your Sprinkler System This Fall

Fall is in full swing, with winter right around the corner. You likely have stopped using your sprinkler system long before now, but do you just leave it that way? Do you really need to go through the process of winterizing? The answer is yes! It's not too late to do this, although it's preferable to do it by early November to avoid those ... More

Fall Landscaping Preparation

  From irrigation blowouts to a final mowing, there is a lot that has to be done to prepare your lawn for the onslaught of winter. Now is a perfect time to tackle these fall landscape chores so you can ensure a successful lawn come spring. Blow out the Irrigation System You can take chances with other aspects of lawn care but not ... More

Winter Lawn Care How to Prepare Your Landscape for the Winter Months

Winter Lawn Care: How to Prepare Your Landscape for the Winter Months

OK, this is it folks: your last chance to prep your yard for the harsh reality of winter. In no time, the frigid temps and snow will be here and you had better have prepared your landscape to take the hit. If not, you'll have a lot more work to do when things thaw out in spring. Be prepared to prune, plant and mulch before you get frozen out ... More

What to Plant in the Fall

If you're a casual gardener, you may assume spring is your garden's big season. That's still true, but there are many fruits and veggies you can plant when the cool weather takes over. From broccoli and Brussels sprouts to carrots and cabbage, get ready to dig, prepare and plan for next spring's harvest. Why Autumn? First off, why fall? The ... More

Lawn Care After a Summer Drought

Lawn Care After a Summer Drought

A drought is defined as a period of unusually dry weather that causes problems such as crop damage and water supply shortages. Live Science says of all the weather-related patterns that bring on severe economic impacts throughout the country, droughts are second only to hurricanes. Here in the Merrimack Valley, we are currently experiencing ... More

Why Andover Residents Choose T&B for Lawn Care Services

Why Andover Residents Choose T&B for Lawn Care Services

Being an Andover resident, your expectations are understandably higher than other towns and communities. You work hard to maintain and cultivate a beautiful home and yard nestled on quiet residential streets. You take great pride in your home, your curb appeal and your property value, so why shouldn't you have the best lawn care possible? ... More

How to Winterize Your Lawn

It’s no secret that the winter can be harsh on your lawn. By protecting your lawn now, you are promoting healthy growth for the spring. The time to think about a lush lawn is now. Here are the steps you should take in order to get that green lawn your neighbors will envy once winter ends. Rake Getting rid of leaves and debris in the ... More

Fall Landscaping Ideas

3 Great Fall Landscaping Ideas You Can Do This Weekend

Fall is a great time to begin preparing for the spring. There are plenty of effortless things you can do now to ensure a beautiful landscape this fall and a flourishing landscape in the spring! Here are 3 great fall landscaping ideas that will transform your yard in the fall and spring! Apply new mulch Mulching in the fall is much ... More