Remove Buckthorn and Restore Your Vermont Woodlot

Winter can be a slower time in the landscaping business with fewer outdoor projects due to weather constraints.  But cold weather and frozen ground are the perfect working conditions to remove buckthorn from Vermont's native landscape.  What is buckthorn?  Where did it come from?  Why should we remove buckthorn from
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Weed Control in Turf

Summer is upon us and we have been experiencing a wonderful stretch of warm weather where we can be out enjoying our lawns and landscapes with friends and family.  As we've been playing kickball with the kids we may be noticing more than normal weeds in our lawns.  I thought
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Watering the Vermont Lawn and Landscape

Summer is upon us here in the Champlain Valley and the mercury is rising, school is out and everyone is rushing out to enjoy the weather and some additional free time.  As we do that we notice that our lawns are brown and our landscapes are looking a bit sad. 
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Fertilizer for the lawn–what’s in the bag?

Today's post on lawn fertilizers is from Joe Charbonneau from Valley Green Turf  of Holyoke, MA.  Joe lives in Manchester Vermont and supplies golf course and lawn care companies through out Vermont and northern New York.  Before working with Valley Green, Joe spent a number of years as the superintendent
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Landscape Renovation

The snow is rapidly melting off the lawns and landscapes of Essex and Essex Junction and things are progressing right into the spring season.  Snow is a wonderful medium that can cover lawns and landscapes hiding from your view for five months the overgrown plant material that was installed when
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