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Gardening Tips

Our recent stay-at-home orders have given many of us spare time to think about what our properties potential is.   It’s not a surprise that many of us have taken up. . .
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Pest Control Starts in Spring

Enjoy the outdoors without fear Don’t be surprised if you have seen a mosquito even though it’s April, they are generally active from April through October.  Since the weather is. . .
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Tree Plantings-Celebrate the Earth

The dialogue that goes on in Nature occurs throughout the seasons mostly without our direct involvement, but April may very well be a wonderful time to interject a hearty ‘Thank. . .
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Red Thread Disease

Extended periods of cool wet weather can result in red thread lawn disease caused by the lawn fungus Laetisaria fuciformis. This lawn disease inflicts its most damage during mid- to. . .
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Invasive Plants Long Island

Persicaria perfoliate This invasive vine, also known as the mile a minute weed, Asian tearthumb, or devil tail is all over Long Island including the Town of Southampton. Persicaria perfoliate. . .
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Hardscapes and Softscapes

Hardscapes consists of the non-living elements of landscaping, such as a brick patio, a stone wall, decks or a arbors or pergolas walkways. also include water features, like ponds and fountains.. . .
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Curb Appeal – Landscape Care

To provide proper landscape care for your property it is important to evaluate your properties eco-system. There are factors to manage such as soil, flora and fauna as well as. . .
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Plant a Tree on National Arbor Day

Every Year in April the Arbor Day Foundation celebrates the importance of trees.  According to www.arborday.org : Trees provide the very necessities of life itself. They clean our air, protect. . .
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Spring Landscape Care

Prepare your property for Spring with these suggestions:L Lawn Work: Remove debris from lawns by light raking. Seed or sod new lawns and re-seed bare spots.  Mow when grass reaches. . .
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Landscape Design for Energy Efficiency

Did you know that proper landscape design can lower your energy bills? Solar heat absorbed through windows and roofs can increase cooling costs, and incorporating shade from landscaping elements can. . .
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Landscape Design Planning

Your family yard is an extension of your home. Even though plants go dormant in the winter you don’t have to. What better time is it to plan the landscape design. . .
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Tree Care 101

This article on entitled “Long Island Tree Care 101” was published online on November 7, 2018 in Newsday and offers good advice on checking your tree health before winter storms. . . .
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Vole Control

Every year homeowners on the East End have to contend with meadow voles. Voles are different from moles, they create more damage to your landscape by eating plants and roots.. . .
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Deer Control for Your Property

Deer control management can be challenging but there are some solutions to keep them from eating your plants and shrubs. Install Deer Fencing which is an effective way to keep. . .
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Fall Cleanup and Lawn Cultivation

When lawns are growing, they respond well to cultivation tasks that improve soil quality. Unless you’re planting a new lawn and can till up the entire area, lawn cultivation is. . .
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Fall Lawns

There are two basic types of grasses—cool-season and warm-season. Each have different needs and requirements: Cool-season lawns (fescue, bluegrass, and rye) have their peak growing season in the early fall. This. . .
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Tree Pruning Can Prevent Storm Damage

Are your trees ready for the next storm?  High winds, heavy rain and snow can be devastating for trees especially stressed ones. Good tree pruning can help prevent future storm damage. . . .
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Lawn Heat Stress

Heat stress is heat stress occurs during consistently hot, dry weather when a lawn is experiencing moisture loss.  Lawns suffering from heat stress often experience discoloration either to entire blades of grass or just. . .
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Lawn Brown Patch

Brown Patch is a common summer lawn disease caused by a fungus called Rhizoctonia. The disease can infect a variety of common turfgrasses but the most susceptible grass species include. . .
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Nitrogen Pollution

Long Island waters are threatened by nitrogen pollution.   In 2015, New York State appropriated $5 million to develop LINAP. The Long Island Nitrogen Action Plan (LINAP) is a multiyear initiative. . .
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Tick Removal

What to know about tick removal – some tips: Crawling ticks can be easily removed by hand. They will not bite. Attached ticks may be removed with fingers shielded by. . .
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Giant Hogweed Plant

Giant hogweed is a large flowering perennial, a member of the carrot family.  This noxious weed can grow to over 14 feet.  t is a fast growing invasive plant that. . .
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Protect Yourself from Ticks

Tick season began in April on Long Island. Although Lyme disease is the most common tick borne illness, other tickborne diseases are being transmitted. This includes babesiosis which is caused. . .
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2017 Dan’s Best of the Best Winner

Nature’s Guardian has won again in 2017 Dan’s Best of The Best South Fork awards in the categories of Landscaper -Platinum award and Tree Services-Gold award. Thank you for your support!. . .
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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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Powassan virus warning in Suffolk County

Experts warn of increases in tick-borne illness called 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. . .
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2016 Dan’s Best of the Best Winner

Nature’s Guardian has won for the third year in a row a 2016 Dan’s Best of The Best South Fork awards in the categories of Landscaper -Platinum award and Tree Services-Bronze. . .
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2015 Dan’s Best Landscaper

Nature’s Guardian placed gold for Dan’s 2015 Best of The Best in Home Services – Landscaping category. We couldn’t have done it without you!!  So we say with great pleasure, Thank You.. . .
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Dan’s Best of the Best 2014

Thank You!! Nature’s Guardian has been chosen as Dan’s Best of The Best South Fork Tree Company for 2014 and we couldn’t have done it without you!!  So we say with. . .
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Let it snow- we will help plow!

With the pending snow storm we wanted to let you know we have snow plow services to clear driveways for fuel deliveries or house watchers to gain access. If this is. . .
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