Summer is here, which means it’s peak time for yard work, pest control, and tree care. To help you out, here’s a checklist of landscape tasks for the months of June and July: June 1. Inspect & treat for defoliating caterpillars like the gypsy moth. Gypsy moths are an invasive species that cause deforestation. They […]

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June 2017

Bugged by Ticks? You’re Not Alone.

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You’ve probably heard a lot already this season about ticks. While UNH Extension Entomologist Alan Eaton told NHPR that the drought earlier this year in New Hampshire caused tick populations to show only a slight increase this year, it’s important to know that almost all of New Hampshire is considered a high-risk area for ticks. […]

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May 2017

Ask Urban: Lawn Care FAQs

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Here at Urban Tree Service, we get a lot of questions about lawn, tree and plant care. Since the season is about to get into full swing, we thought we’d take a few minutes to answer some of our customers’ lawn care FAQs: Q: The forsythia has bloomed, is it too late for Crabgrass pre-emergent? A: […]

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Spring is slowly turning to summer and you know what that means: Time to get serious about lawn care! A thick green lawn and healthy landscaping are important to your home’s value. After all, landscaping is the first thing that potential buyers see – think “curb appeal.” Even if you don’t plan to move anytime soon, […]

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April is a great time to take a few minutes to take a good look at your trees, shrubs and lawn – especially after the snow is gone and you can get an unimpeded view. Here is a checklist with 8 things you should do during the month: Inspect trees for diseases. The earlier you spot […]

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By Edward Roy, I.S.A. Certified Arborist, Urban Tree Service When I was about 8 years old my father explained to me that “real” syrup comes from maple trees. I thought that was pretty cool, so I went straight to the basement, got my dad’s tapping equipment, went right outside and tapped the first tree I […]

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