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Prep Your Yard For Winter

  The weather has been unseasonably warm these past few weeks, but don’t let that fool you. Winter is coming and there is still lots of work to do to prepare your yard and gardens for the upcoming cold months. Turf Now is the time to fertilize your lawn. If you fertilize it this fall,… Read more »

Preventing Storm Damage Before A Storm

This year it is expected to be a pretty quiet hurricane season, but that doesn’t mean one shouldn’t be prepared. Tree damage is a huge concern with storms and although severe storms will always result in some uprooted and broken trees, thankfully some preventative steps can lessen the impact. Knowing how trees fall victim to… Read more »

What’s with All of These Moths?

Around this time of year, you may notice an abundance of moths when you’re out and about. You’ll see them stuck on windows and walls everywhere you go, and can’t seem to escape the seemingly endless swarms of them if you’re walking near trees. So what’s going on with all of the moths? The answer… Read more »

Inchworm Problems

Having a few inch worms is not destructive to the natural habitat, since many trees and plant life can survive minimal inchworm feeding. However, when the number of inchworms grows, they can become a destructive pest, often damaging vegetable crops and ornamental trees, shrubs and flowers. The inchworm can be particularly destructive once an infestation… Read more »

Mosquito Control and the Zika Virus

  With the mosquito borne Zika Virus making its way up the coast the need for mosquito control. There are no treatments for mosquito-borne viruses such as Zika and dengue, so preventing mosquito bites is key. There have been several dengue outbreaks over the last several decades. These infections can escalate to the point of… Read more »

Spring Has Sprung!

Spring is around the corner! It’s  time to break out the trowels and those gardening gloves. Here is your spring gardening  check list: • Prune away winter-killed branches to make room for new growth. Cut back spent perennials and pull up old annuals if you didn’t get around to it last fall. Then look around. March is… Read more »

Prevent Tree Trimming Emergency This Winter

Winter storms routinely dump ice and snow on trees and branches. Falling branches and trees can destroy cars, homes and knock out power systems. If a particularly bad storm hits, there can be a long wait for licensed tree service companies to take care of the damage. Many Long Island tree service professionals agree that… Read more »