March 24, 2014

Yard Debris Cleanup & Spring Landscape Cleanup

With the warming temperatures finally arriving and most of the snow melted we have been busy with spring landscape cleanups which include yard debris removal (sticks, down trees and tree limbs from this past winter. Last week we were working on several properties which still had snow piled up on their shaded side and we could not remove all of the white pine tree limbs down from the winter snow storms. Just for the record, try […]
April 12, 2013

Proper Mulch Applications

Often times when you look at mulch around trees and shrubs you will see large mounds of mulch applied around the base of plants. This is not good for any plant as it will cause the bark to moisten and soften which allows for insects, rodents and diseases to invade. A proper layer of 1.5″-2.0″ of organic mulch allows moisture retention, suppresses weeds and adds organic matter to the soil when it breaks down. Too […]