SUMMER IS HERE!
Now that summer is here, stay on top of lawn care (including your weed control program) until temperatures cool down in fall. Don't forget about treatments for leaf-eating pests and fungal disease on trees and shrubs. Make sure your irrigation is working, cover bare soil with organic mulch, and be on the lookout for ticks after you've been outdoors.
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Organic Lawn & Landscape Services
We believe that there's a better way to care for your lawn and landscape than traditional chemical methods.
Protect the safety, value, and beauty of your lawn, ornamental trees, shrubs, and landscape with organic fertilization, expert pruning, and effective pest and disease management.
Many ornamental trees and shrubs need pruning to keep them structurally sound, vigorous, and aesthetically appealing. The key is to do it properly and at the right time so you can enjoy the beauty of these larger landscape plants for years to come.
Keep your trees, shrubs, and landscape plants healthy and looking their best with our safe and effective pest and disease treatments and prevention plans. Integrated Pest Management, organic treatments, no-spray applications.
Organic Lawn & Landscape Resources
Keeping you up-to-date on organic lawn, shrub, tree and other landscape care issues in central NJ and eastern PA.
Beneficial Insects – The Hoverfly
Hoverflies are tremendous beneficial predators to attract into your landscape, as their larvae are voracious aphid-eating machines. They resemble a cross between a fly and a small yellow jacket at first glance. Besides their favorite snack, aphids, they provide excellent control ofscale, thrips, tiny mites and small caterpillars, like the cabbageworms that devour your broccoli…
Winter Injury to Trees and Shrubs
Heavy snow and ice, as well as frozen soil conditions, can damage cherished trees and shrubs in residential landscapes. Even areas without major snowfall experience high winds and huge fluctuations in temperatures during winter. But homeowners can lessen the adverse effects of winter weather with preventive maintenance.
Weed of the Week: Hairy Bittercress
Hairy Bittercress, (Cardamine hirsute), is a winter and summer annual that germinates from seed during cool moist conditions, like spring and fall. It is a prolific seed producer that explodes at the slightest touch, sending tiny seeds flying in all directions when the seedpods mature. Once established, it is VERY difficult to eradicate.
Why is My Tree Dying? What’s Killing My Tree?
New customers often want to know why their tree is dying – and the answer is often the same… You’ve probably seen many cases of a mulching technique called “mulch volcanoes”. You may have even done it yourself. But did you know that it could be the reason why your tree is dying?
Bats – Scary or Cute?
Bats may be the most misunderstood, under-loved and under-appreciated animals in the United States. But, as the main predator of night-flying insects (including mosquitoes!), they should really be a desirable and welcome addition to your property.