Leafing Out

Deer Tick Protection

Protect yourself from deer tick borne illness – avoid high brushy areas whenever you’re in the woods. Here are some tips from the New York State Department of Health to. . .
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Look at the trees, look at the birds, look at the clouds, look at the stars… and if you have eyes you will be able to see that the whole. . .
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Joyce Kilmer, “Trees,” 1914

I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree. A tree whose hungry mouth is prest Against the earth’s sweet flowing breast; A tree that looks. . .
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Alice Walker, The Color Purple, 1982

“Us sing and dance, make faces and give flower bouquets, trying to be loved. You ever notice that trees do everything to git attention we do, except walk?”

John Muir

When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.

Woody Allen

As the poet said, “only God can make a tree” – probably because it’s so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.

Cree Indian Proverb

Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realise we cannot eat money.


The best part of happiness is the pines.

Plant Some Spring Flowering Bulbs

Plant some Spring flowering bulbs in your yard! Spring bulbs are some of the most rewarding plants you can grow. Spring flowering bulbs can be planted anytime in the fall after. . .
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Tree Pruning

All trees will need pruning from time to time.  Regular tree pruning is part of landscape maintenance.  Be sure to consider safety issues, as well as tree health.  Will your. . .
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Deer Repellents and Deterrents

All wildlife is a vital part of the South fork of Long Island’s eco-system and a nice reminder that the East End is one of the last places on Long. . .
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Fertilization and Mulching in Fall

Fall Fertilization – Mulching A good fertilization program helps maintain the vigor and health of trees and shrubs at a landscape site.  Satisfactory plant growth depends as much on proper. . .
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Landscape Turf

Landscape Turf: Due to the high temperatures and humidity lawns are under stress and subsequently may be susceptible to disease pressure.  In addition earlier season treatments are broken down because. . .
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Drought Conditions

Drought Conditions: Hot temperatures and dry weather conditions are causing some concerns on properties. We you see wilting Hydrangeas and dry brown lawns so during this kind of weather we would like to urge. . .
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Why are my Boxwoods Brown?

This has been the most common inquiry this season.In 2011 the first cases of Boxwood Blight were confirmed in the Hamptons.  With Boxwoods being a signature plant of the Hamptons. . .
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