Prepping Your Yard For Spring

Spring is probably the most important time to conduct maintenance on your lawn, so as to prep it for the coming good weather seasons. Some of the recommendations listed below will help you to keep your loan in great shape, so that it's not overcome by weeds, and so that it's able to withstand the heat of summer. By investing a little time and ... More

The Many Benefits of Keeping Your Lawn Mowed

Mowing your lawn takes a lot of time, love and care. As a homeowner, it’s a big responsibility to make sure your yard is clean and tidy. But sometimes, you might want to skip a mowing in order to save time. Unfortunately, it’s not always in the best interest of your lawn to wait longer between mowes. Keeping your lawn mowed is beneficial. ... More

5 Tips for Spring Gardens

Spring is just around the corner! Before you know it, more and more flowers will soon start to bud as they display that marvelous array of hues from the color spectrum that we’ve all come to love. Are you ready for your spring garden? Don’t let the time slip by without preparing. Your lawn can join in the parade of colors also with just a ... More

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 hidden dangers in ... 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 level, there ... 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 those myths up. ... 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 about why ... 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 tidy lawn ... 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 just after ... 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 your own to ... More