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Thankful For Turkeys - They Can Eat a Lot of Ticks

Posted by Jeff Gilchrist on Nov 21, 2018 1:16:23 PM

Happy Thanksgiving! 

As people sit down for Thanksgiving dinner many will say how much they are Thankful for the food on their table.  For most people the center point of the meal will be a plump Turkey that was bought at the local market. These farmed, domesticated Turkeys are vastly different from the Wild Turkeys that people see wandering through their yards.  Surprisingly, those wild turkeys are actually acting as natural pest controllers on a daily basis. 

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Did You Plant a 4 Course Meal for Deer this Winter?

Posted by Jeff Gilchrist on Nov 1, 2018 11:46:32 AM

It's fall and you spent all Spring and Summer making your property look as pristine as possible with the expectation that come next Spring your efforts will be noticed once again.  Not only was it a large investment of time an energy, but likely money as well.  What many people in New England do not consider when landscaping their property is that some of the most common plantings are extremely desirable food sources for Deer; especially in the Winter.

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Real Life Vampires In Your Neighborhood This Halloween

Posted by Brian Whittemore on Oct 30, 2018 2:02:22 PM
With all the little ghouls and goblins running around your neighborhood this Halloween the scariest creatures of them all are the ones lurking silently in the bushes.
 
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Compost Topdressing and Its Benefits

Posted by Shawn Spear on Oct 25, 2018 11:54:05 AM
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Aeration and Over-seeding - What It Is And Why It's So Beneficial

Posted by Shawn Spear on Oct 19, 2018 2:24:52 PM

One of the best practices you can provide to your property on a yearly basis is aeration and over- seeding. The process of aeration helps reduce soil compaction, lets the turf roots breath, and brings new life to the turf stand after stressful summer weather.

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Think about the Honeybees

Posted by Spencer Rowden on Aug 22, 2018 1:16:28 PM

In New England honeybees have always been a part of our Eco-system, and they play a crucial role in the food we eat every day.  It is estimated that we depend on pollinators for roughly one-third of the food in the world today. There is no debate about the importance of honeybees and pollinators in our local ecosystems, however, there is also no debate that since the late 1990's beekeepers around the world have reported high rates of decline in honeybee populations. The alarming decline in populations has sparked the now infamous ‘Save the Bees’ movement.

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If it looks like a mosquito, flies like a mosquito, and buzzes like a mosquito, then it’s probably a mosquito… Right?  Not always.

Posted by Brian Whittemore on Apr 23, 2018 4:06:41 PM

With a recent and welcome change in weather, New Englanders spent time doing yard work and dusting off their grills for the first time this past weekend. Many of which may have noticed they were not the only ones emerging from winter hiding. The bugs are back and sightings of swarms of mosquitoes may have you anxious. But before you retreat back inside, those swarms of mosquitoes might actually be a harmless doppelganger.

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