When to Prune

When to Prune

“When is it safe to prune?” is a common question we hear from clients. The best time to prune depends both on what you’re pruning and why you’re pruning. By identifying and understanding your purpose in pruning, you can plan ahead for a lush garden next year.   Flowering Shrubs & Trees Why? These plants need ongoing maintenance to ensure flowering in the next season, as well as to control their size. In this case, the…

Not afraid of heights? Remember these LADDER SAFETY TIPS.

Not afraid of heights? Remember these LADDER SAFETY TIPS.

Almost 1 out of 4 Americans are afraid of heights. If you’re in this group, it’s unlikely you’ll feel a need to climb a ladder this fall. But for the rest of us fearless climbers, we’ve got lots to do! From cleaning our gutters, to hanging up festive lights and decorations, pruning trees, and touching up the paint on our homes, it’s the time of year to either get up there ourselves or call a…

Lawn & Garden Maintenance Tips for October

Lawn & Garden Maintenance Tips for October

Flowers may have ceased blooming and your harvest may be thinning out, but check out these Fall maintenance tips for your lawns and gardens before it gets too cold and snowy!   If you didn’t know, Fall is actually the best time of year to test and improve your soil. New England soil tends to be acidic, but most plants thrive with an even higher pH level (the way soil acidity is measured). It’s important to know…