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  • Lawn Care Tips

    l. REMOVE THATCH, LIME:In early spring we rake your lawn to remove the dead layer of grass below the surface. Thatch prevents water and good nutrients from getting to the soil and feeding the grass. In the future, if we use compost and not too much...


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  • Early Spring Newsletter

    To My Hamptons Neighbors, Happy 2013. We hope this letter finds you well. If you are at all like me, and look forward to the beginning of a new growing season, you're probably thinking spring please. However, if you enjoy snow this winter was for...


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  • Preparing for Spring

    It seems ironic to be writing about closing down the garden for winter and preparing for spring, but now is the right time to plant your spring bulbs to ensure lots of color in your yard when April rolls around. Common bulbs that are planted in the...


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  • Care for your Butterfly Bush

    Butterfly bush is a large, arching shrub that produces masses of flowers in midsummer to fall. Flower colors include blue, pink, red, violet, yellow, and white, and the shrub grows 5 to 10 feet tall and wide, depending on the variety. Butterfly...


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  • How To Create A Beautiful Lawn

    The following are basic steps to installing and maintaining a beautiful lawn. Contact us for specific area recommendations. Step 1: Measuring and Ordering Use a tape measure to measure the area of your planned lawn. Include these measurements on a...


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  • Create Natural Indoor Air Filters

    Nothing is comparable to the natural scent of plants and trees within a forest. The trees and plants circulate oxygen and carbon dioxide continuously which creates a soothing and refreshing oasis. By keeping indoor plants in your homes you are not...


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  • Creating a Tick-Free Zone Around Your Home

    While deer ticks are most abundant in wooded areas, they are also commonly found in our lawns and shrubs. There are a number of measures homeowners can take to reduce the possibility of being bitten by a tick on their property. Ticks and their...


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  • How To Grow a Montauk Daisy

    The Montauk Daisy - some of us love them, some of us hate them (the smell of the leaves is offensive to some). Montauk is famous for them in late September and October, when they bloom profusely in gardens, along the road and even on the cliff. The...


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