Lawn Care

[caption id="attachment_607" align="aligncenter" width="469"] Chris Ford, President[/caption] Last year did your lawn lacking luster? Weeds gone wacky? Disturbance in your dirt? Grubs got you down? Kiss your bad grass goodbye and make your neighbors green with envy by calling us for a free, no obligation estimate 1-800-649-9992....

Myths vs. Reality: How to Get Your Lawn in Top Shape this Spring Have you ever wondered when the right time to apply fertilizer to your yard is or whether it’s ok to cut the grass really short? To help homeowners get their spring and summer lawn...

What is sedge? Sedge is a very invasive perennial weed,  yellow sedge is usually found in New England lawns. These infectious plants are spread by air borne seeds or underground tubers formed at the ends of whitish rhizomes. You can identify this weed by rolling the...

Chris Ford the VP of Ford's Hometown Services and current President of The Massachusetts Association of Lawn Care Professionals (MALCP) attended a gathering at the State House for Agriculture Day at the State house for the Governors acceptance proclaiming  that April is “lawn care month.” He had the privilege of meeting with Senator...

[caption id="attachment_607" align="aligncenter" width="469"] Chris Ford, Vice President Lawn Division[/caption]  We thought it would be a good idea to remind everyone that with the heat and lack of rain your lawn is thirsty. You should be watering 45 minutes every other day in sunny areas and 20 minutes...

What is Wrong with Spring Seeding? Spring seeding disadvantages Increased crabgrass Ground is cold Slower germination (8 weeks to maturity) Entering heat stress of summer Increased watering for a longer period of time (cost & labor) Increased broad-leaf weeds Less effective crabgrass pre-emergent control Broad-leaf weeds...

The mosquitoes and ticks are hungry and the poison ivy is waiting to make you itch. It makes it very diffucult to enjoy your yard with these blood-thirsty critters buzzing around and lurking in the lawn. Now is the time to protect Your Family & Pets...

This is a LAWN ALERT from Ford's Hometown Services. Most New England lawns are experiencing a foliage disease known as Red Thread right now. Disease development occurs in temperatures ranging 40-70 degrees especially during long evening dew periods, rains and lawn watering in the late afternoon...

What is Wrong with Spring Seeding? Spring seeding disadvantages Increased crabgrass Ground is cold Slower germination (8 weeks to maturity) Entering heat stress of summer Increased watering for a longer period of time (cost & labor) Increased broad-leaf weeds Less effective crabgrass pre-emergent control Broad-leaf weeds...