Planting Tips

Deer Tick Protection

Protect yourself from deer ticks – avoid high brushy areas whenever you’re in the woods. Here are some tips from the New York State Department of Health to prevent tick-borne. . .
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Tick virus warning in Suffolk County

Experts warn of increases in tick-borne Powassan virus. Summer is nearly here, and it’s bringing fears of a rare tick-borne disease called Powassan. The Powassan virus (POW) is a rare but. . .
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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 pruning is part of landscape maintenance.  Be sure to consider safety issues, as well as tree health.  Will your trees. . .
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Protect Trees in Winter

Don’t forget to give your trees a winter coat this season. Anti-Dessicant During the winter the ground is frozen and the roots can not get moisture back into the leaves. . . .
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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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Fall Fertilization/Mulching

Fall Fertilization/Mulching A GOOD FERTILITY program helps maintain the vigor and health of trees and shrubs at a landscape site.  Satisfactory plant growth depends as much on proper nutrition as. . .
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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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