November 2018

Why cold weather means it’s time to prune!

Author Urban Tree

You might think the colder weather means it’s time to pack it in and not worry so much about your trees. But they need year-round care, and this is the perfect time to prune your trees and shrubs to get them ready for spring. Why prune? Well, for starters, removing branches that rub together, are […]

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September 2018

Fall Prep to Protect Plants During Winter

Author Urban Tree

Fall officially starts this month, so there’s no time to waste getting plants, shrubs, and trees ready for the harsh winter and primed for a great spring. To make sure these plants will still flourish, they should receive a deep root fertilization at least once a year. Fall is a great time for this, as […]

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August 2018

A Great Spring Lawn Begins in the Fall

Author Urban Tree

Last month we shared advice for keeping your lawn healthy during a drought – but even after a drought-free summer, it’s important to help your lawn recover from the long hot days of the season. Although we may not be ready to let go of the last rays of summer, right now is the ideal […]

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July 2018

Keeping Your Lawn Healthy During a Drought

Author Urban Tree

By now you’ve no doubt noticed how hot and dry it’s been this summer. While that’s great for beach lovers and the companies who sell to them, it can be a problem for those of us trying to care for our lawns. As you can see below, the United States Drought Monitor includes the entire […]

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May 2018

Keep Your Lilacs Blooming for Years

Author Urban Tree

One of the great things about New England in the spring is when the lilacs bloom in May. Not only does the area burst with color ranging from the familiar purple to white or even reddish-pink, but they turn the entire region into a virtual Yankee Candle store. No wonder it’s New Hampshire’s State Flower. […]

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April 2018

Introducing The Green Crew

Author Urban Tree

There are certain (usually loud) noises that people associate with tree maintenance. They’re not particularly pleasant, but they’re the sounds of work getting done and happy customers. But what if we didn’t need to make as much noise and help the environment while we’re at it? To us, it was a no-brainer. So we recently […]

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