7 Steps to Ready the Lawn and Garden for Winter

Rake and leavesA little work now results in having a healthier lawn and garden come spring. Most people only believe that raking leaves and minimal yard care is acceptable in fall. However, in order to ensure the plants will be strong enough to survive, here are the steps you need to take to ready the lawn and garden for winter. [Read more…]

Summer Watering Tips Including Drip Irrigation

Drip Irrigation System, Water ConservationWith summer in full swing it is important to keep an eye on one’s plants. While maintaining a green lawn and vibrant garden is most homeowner’s primary yard concern, homeowners should strike the balance between giving their plants enough water, and avoiding wasting too much water. A good irrigation system and proper watering techniques can be key to maintaining a beautiful yard, while conserving water and maintaining lower costs. [Read more…]

Chemical-Free Yard Care

Children and puppy on lawnIndividuals can play an important role in decreasing the chemical contamination by using natural landscaping supplies. Avoiding chemical fertilizers can be beneficial for the environment and protecting one’s family, all while creating an outdoor space that looks and feels fresh and beautiful. [Read more…]

Winter Lawn Care

Winter Lawn Care - Greener Horizon - Middleboro, MANormally you don’t spend much time thinking about your lawn during the winter. In fact, you probably think about it less than any other time of the year. As long as you live in a cold area like New England, the lawn mower has been long put away, and the snow blower and snow plow are your current weapons of choice. However, while you are focused on the snow, don’t completely neglect your lawn. There are a few things you can do even in the middle of a harsh winter to help beautify your lawn once spring comes.

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How to Get Rid of Moss in Your Yard

Moss can be unsightly, especially if it’s in the middle of your lawn or garden. If moss is growing in your yard, then it is an indicator that there is something quite wrong with your yard. It’s important to understand the condition of your soil so that you can make it an uninhabitable place for moss. [Read more…]

How to Improve Curb Appeal: Mow the Lawn

Whether you’re looking to rent or sell a house, or just to get it appraised, the appearance of the grounds of your house can have an often underappreciated effect on its value. And of all the greenery you might have on a property, the most all-encompassing is also the most all-covering: your grass. With proper maintenance you can have a lawn that’s green and level, not only turning your neighbors green with envy, but also putting more green in your pocket. [Read more…]

Don’t Wait, Aerate! Why and When You Should Be Aerating Your Lawn

Achieving the perfect lawn is no small feat. However, if you simply employ some minor lawn care practices including but not limited to: regular mowing, fertilization, and watering, your lawn will be the best on the block in no time. One of the most important steps in perfecting your lawn is to make sure you are keeping it aerated. [Read more…]

Identifying Different Types of Weeds in Your Lawn

In order to keep a pristine lawn, you are going to need to familiarize yourself with the most common types of weeds so you can know how to best get rid of them. [Read more…]

What do the Numbers on Fertilizer Mean?

What homeowner doesn’t want a gorgeous lawn to accent their home? [Read more…]