Tips for Watering Your Lawn in the Summer Months

Water is a precious commodity today as climate change has increased the likelihood of droughts in areas of the country once immune to such occurrences.   As the summer months quickly approach, here are a few things to remember as you calculate the necessary watering schedule for your lawn.   For starters, it’s always important…

How to Control Summertime Weeds on Your Lawn

Warmer weather translates to more time spent outdoors, and the more time you spend outdoors, the more you notice weeds sprouting up on your lawn.   Lawns are often most stressed during the summertime when temperatures are at their peak, and the long days of sunshine can quickly and easily dry out your turf.  …

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Why Schedule an Organic Lawn Care Program this Spring?

Many homeowners might not know that now they can care for their lawns more responsibly with an effective, organically produced lawn care program. SavATree’s organic lawn care program, audited by the Organic Material Review Institute (OMRI), provides an environmentally responsible way to care for your lawn while retaining the lush green color many homeowners consider ideal. From…

Lawn Mites and Snow Mold Should Be On Your Radar

During the winter months, when your landscape lays dormant from the vitality of the growing season, it’s easy to forget that your lawn is still susceptible to insects and diseases. Your lawn experiences two common problems during the winter months – lawn mites and snow mold.   Lawn Mites Mite damage typically occurs during an abnormally…

Why Tree and Shrub Fertilization is Important During Dormancy

When a tree or shrub goes into dormancy, the plant is still very much alive and even thriving, while still being protected from seasonal climate changes. For trees and shrubs, dormancy signals that it’s time to prepare their inner tissues for colder temperatures, drier weather, and a shortage of both water and nutrients essential for…

Watering Your Newly Planted Tress in Winter is Critical

The fall season is a great time to plant new trees on your property. This provides the tree with an extra growing season before the stress of summer heat and drought conditions become a reality. This additional time allows the tree to establish a robust route system while gradually introducing it to its new environment.…

How Using Rock Salt Can Damage Your Lawn and Landscape

For most regions across the United States, the winter season often means a break from lawn care while contending with repeated snow and ice accumulations until the arrival of spring in late March.   To protect their families, neighbors, and patrons, homeowners and businesses will often turn to rock salt products to avoid injuries caused…

Snow Accumulation on Branches Should Be Handled Safely

During the winter months, falling snow and heavy ice formations can often cause stress to the tree branches on your property.   While the fluffy white snow is a natural insulator, blanketing and protecting tree roots during extremely low temperatures, its branches are often susceptible to breakage based on their natural weight limitations.   While…

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Why You Should Consider Buying A Real Christmas Tree This Year

It has been estimated that of those Americans who have a Christmas tree around the holidays, 75-80% of them have an artificial tree – helping account for an industry valued at $1 billion and growing at an estimated rate of 4% each year despite their reusability.   For many holiday decorators, they’re easy, convenient, cost-effective in the…