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Deep Root Fertilization & Kelp Injections

September 21st, 2017|fall, Tree and lawn service|

Although summer doesn't officially end until later this month, it's starting to feel as though it's almost over - kids are back to school, summer vacations are over and evenings aren't as warm as they [...]

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FACTS ABOUT TICKS & TICK CONTROL IN NJ

April 4th, 2017|insect-and-disease-control|

Deer ticks (Ixodes scapularis, also known as black-legged ticks) have become a major pest in New Jersey, largely due to rising numbers of white-tailed deer in the area. However, while many ticks are carried by [...]

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Horticultural Oil For Effective Treatment of Insect Pests

March 2nd, 2017|insect-and-disease-control|

What Is Horticultural Oil? Horticultural oil is a “pesticide” in that it provides an effective way to control insect pests. However, unlike most pesticides, it’s ecologically friendly and non-toxic for you and your pets. Most [...]

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Inspecting Your Trees for Safety Issues

November 22nd, 2016|Tree and lawn service|

Like all living things, trees are susceptible to disease, pests and damage by external forces. Here in New Jersey, wind, ice and snow load are some of the top causes of tree injuries, along with [...]

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Seeing beneath the break

November 10th, 2016|insect-and-disease-control|

By Brandon M Gallagher Watson On July 5, 2013, a woman walk-ing her dog in a Minnesota park was tragically killed when a large branch from a linden tree fell on her. The branch failure [...]

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What To Do With Fallen Leaves

November 5th, 2016|fall|

Leaves can be a valuable source of nutrients for your yard and a great soil conditioner. So, this year, either mow them in place on the lawn with a mulching mower (yes, leave them right there!) [...]

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Are Your Trees Ready For Winter?

November 5th, 2016|winter|

Winter is coming. Are you sure that your trees will make it through the winds, snow, ice, and cold in one piece Winter weather, especially winter storms, can be tough on trees. The wind and [...]

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Why Leaves Change Color in Fall

October 19th, 2016|fall|

Every autumn we enjoy the beauty of the fall colors. But did you know that the mixture of red, purple, orange and yellow is the result of chemical processes that take place in the tree? [...]

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Deadly tick-borne Powassan virus being eyed by N.J. health officials

April 16th, 2015|insect-and-disease-control|

Health officials are wondering if a tick-borne virus that killed a Warren County woman two years ago is on the rise in New Jersey. The Powassan virus has "no business being here in New Jersey," [...]

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