What is Your Hardiness on the Latest Map?
It’s been slightly over a year since the USDA released the updated Hardiness zone map. Hardiness Zones, Gardening Zones, Growing Zones and Plant Zones refer to defined geographic regions that can support specific plants, flowers and trees. The zones define a minimum range of temperatures that a plant or tree can survive safely in that zone. […]
How Much Light is the Right Light?
How much light is the “right” amount of light for your plants and seedlings? Although all seed packages and plants sold in the US are required to have either the full sun symbol (a yellow sun), a partial sun/shade symbol (half black and half yellow sun) or a black sun, what does that really mean? […]
Save the White Pines & Other Damaged Trees
Many news outlets today did stories about the white pines and that people feel as if they have lost old trees. While as arborists we might agree that some trees cannot be saved, those trees are very far and few between. Droves of white pines that boarder the coastline in Westport have been saved by Compost […]
GreenSprays Helps Get Rid of Pests Organically
Spring has sprung. Many look forward to the warmer weather in store even if it means mosquitoes and other nuisance pests will return with it. Founded in 2012, a Fairfield County-based company seeks to help homeowners rid themselves of those pests on their properties while helping turn their lawns into something of which to be […]
Top Tips for Getting the Best Snow Plow Job
The best way to get prompt, effective snow plow service: #1 Be current on your bill: Just as an electric company would turn off your service, the same is to be expected of your plow company. If you are more than 30 days past due, call and let them know that you’ll have payment waiting […]