May 25, 2015

Eco-Friendly Gardening Tips – Local Live Interview – Jay Archer

What is ecological landscaping? What’s the best time of year to get started with your garden? Which types of grass and plants grow best in our area? Is there an organic way to deal with issues like pollen, flooding and insect problems? What kinds of edible plants grow best in our gardens? What tips do you have for growing house 

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April 24, 2015

Dethatching Your Lawn Without Killing It or Yourself!

Dethatching Your Lawn – Why Dethatch? When a lawn is left untended, it begins to collect a gradually thickening layer of debris, roots and dead grass just above the soil surface. This layer will begin to block out water and air from the lawn’s root system, and it also harbors disease and pests which can damage the lawn. Dethatching is 

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February 18, 2015

Evaluating Landscapes and the Condition of Adjacent Trees – Fairfield County

EVALUATING THE CONDITION OF ADJACENT TREES In our Fairfield County environment, trees are also essential for life. They are important for water quality, soil stabilization, cleaning our air and producing oxygen as well as cooling, providing shade and necessary habitat for wildlife and beneficial insects. By nature, the east coast ecosystems are predominantly forest systems and as such, are fungal 

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February 17, 2015

Resources for Creating a Green, Organic and Healthy Landscape – Fairfield County

Going organic with a green landscape will absolutely improve the health and quality of your landscape environment and potentially your health as well. Why not make up your mind to make a change today for a more beautiful, healthier landscape today? Increasing biodiversity with the addition of native plants and trees will help you transition to an organic garden or 

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January 27, 2015

Green Landscaping Practices – Westchester, Fairfield and Putnam Counties

What is Green Landscaping? Is it a trend? A gimmick? What does it mean? What does it represent? At the core, we can hope that going green in your landscape means managing and conserving resources ecologically and economically to improve our health and well being. Nature does a pretty good job on her own. Take trees for instance. In Southern 

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