Spring should be here, shouldn’t it? But it’s not – at least not quite yet - and some of you may be getting a little antsy, wondering what the aftereffects on your landscape might be. One of those aftereffects is when leaves fall off your trees in the Spring time. It’s weird, almost always unexpected – and leads some to wonder if there’s something wrong with their trees. Today we’ll discuss why it happens, what you can do about it and whether or not it’s something you should worry about.
Ah, it’s a task that many of us routinely partake in during the spring and summer months that some of us love—and some of us don’t particularly enjoy.
Whether or not you love it or hate it, the real question is: are you mowing your lawn correctly? Keep on reading to see if your lawn mowing skills are up to par!
How much does Dan Mello love Stratham Hill Park? Quite a bit, apparently. He and his crew of certified arborists from Seacoast Tree Care donated a half day of tree work to prep the park for the upcoming season.“We live on the back side of the park, and it is literally our family’s playground,” stated Mello.
You’ve done everything right. You’ve planted your tree in the right place, given it plenty of water and you’ve mulched perfectly. But then after a few weeks, you’re noticing that your leaves are emerging and presenting a brown, yellow or even wilted appearance. When trees are doing this, there is most certainly a problem – but can you do anything about it? Let’s jump right in!
While we’ve been waiting around for the beautiful bloom of Spring, it’s sadly not here yet. And as such, the shifting seasons can have an effect on your trees and that’s what we’re here to discuss today. Is all this chilly weather adversely impacting your trees and if so – is it going to create problems for you later on in the year?
Just like fungi and infection, insects are a common threat that your trees will face as the spring progresses. Just like your trees, insects are beginning to spread their wings as well – either hatching or reemerging from their long, winter slumbers.
This week, we’re going to talk about three insects you should be on the lookout for this season and what you should do about them. Let’s jump right in!
These days, people tend to like to plant things in the spring. There’s plenty of water in the ground, the soil is rich and there’s plenty of growing season to come. Mulch is often the finishing touch – the thing that helps your emerging landscape pop.
In more recent years though – and especially in more populated regions like the New Hampshire Seacoast and New England areas we live in – rock mulch has become just as popular as organic material and with good reason. Both can help your plants grow and both look great. So which one is for you? That’s what we’re here to do today.
Here are the pros and cons of using Rock Mulch and Organic Matter:
So we won’t even pull punches on you right now. We know some of you probably still have a Christmas tree up. Or haven’t slogged outside to remove the lights from the front of your house – or, more specifically – a tree outside. So in celebration of your spectacular laziness, we’re going to go and answer the ultimate lazy-man’s wintertime question –
Sometimes folks like us are needed for major projects in your yard, but sometimes, it simply makes more sense to do things yourself. And sometimes, it’s more fun that way! But just like anything else in life, it’s important that you take all the necessary safety precautions before doing your day to day landscaping work. Here are four of some of the most commonly asked questions we get regarding this topic, and what you can do to keep safe.
Sometimes it can be a little tough to see your favorite shrubs or trees dealing with the hefty load of snow after a big storm. Sometimes it looks like they’re right on the cusp of breaking even – and oftentimes our instinct is to want to shake the snow off and release our beloved plants of their burden.
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