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Healthy Gardens and Pest Control

Posted by Jeff Gilchrist on Mar 28, 2019 4:57:44 PM

Spring is here!!! It's time to get outside and fully utilize our outdoor settings.   This year we are very excited to be working with Renee Bolivar, Owner of Gardens by Renee. Renee specializes in consulting and implementing custom edible landscape design, installation, and maintenance.  One of Renee's exemplary services is the generation of Pollinator Habitats; "gardens that attract and feed the bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and many other beneficial insects". Renee's passion for pollinators and pollinator habitats has earned her the horticulturist lead at The Best Bees Company.

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The Importance of Spring Yard Clean-Ups

Posted by Jeff Gilchrist on Mar 20, 2019 9:56:02 AM

As we welcome in Spring today the snow is finally melting and we will once again be able to properly view our properties. One of the first steps to getting a property where it needs to be in the spring is completing a spring clean-up.  Below are 3 easy steps that can be completed to promote good turf health and limit pest activity as we head into Spring.

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Countdown To Tick Season

Posted by Jeff Gilchrist on Feb 21, 2019 12:58:42 PM

It is now only one month until Astronomical Spring; which means Tick Season will soon be upon us. With Spring come certain truths that we can generally rely on occurring in New England.

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Garden Shows and Super Bowls...Starting off February in Georgia

Posted by Jeff Gilchrist on Feb 7, 2019 11:19:36 AM

February is starting off in very exciting ways at Pure Solutions and much of it has revolved around the state of Georgia. In 2018 we proudly launched our Coastal Georgia/Greater Savannah location where Owner Operator Adam Groover has begun to develop a strong footprint within the Mosquito and Tick Control and Organic Turf Care Industries. Adam is currently preparing for a very busy 2019 service season in his quickly expanding service area.

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Our Favorite Productivity Apps for 2019

Posted by Jeff Gilchrist on Jan 24, 2019 9:28:37 AM

Some of the greatest struggles of any growing company are the challenges that go along with scaling. Luckily, for the modern company there are countless companies developing applications to help growing companies be more organized and efficient. At Pure Solutions we are constantly striving to integrate new technology into our office operations and we are continually asking ourselves, "How can we do more with less?".

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Where do the Ticks go when it Snows?

Posted by Jeff Gilchrist on Jan 17, 2019 2:27:57 PM

It has been a long time coming, but it appears this weekend will finally bring Eastern Massachusetts it's first significant winter storm of the season.  In the winter months it is easy to put yard pests out of mind, but it can be interesting to wonder; Where do ticks go when it Snows? and how do ticks survive the formidable winter conditions just to once again flourish come Spring?

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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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Winter is Coming!...and Deer Ticks Know It

Posted by Jeff Gilchrist on Oct 16, 2018 1:53:25 PM

 

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It's Apple Season! - Some of Our Favorite Massachusetts Orchards

Posted by Jeff Gilchrist on Sep 6, 2018 1:35:54 PM

Get your baskets ready- it's apple season in New England! From apple cider doughnuts to hot apple cider, this is one of our favorite times of the year.

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Pure Solutions specializes in organic turf care, tick, mosquito, and deer control services. Our Think Pure blog provides resources to making your yard safe and enjoyable without the use of harmful chemicals. We "Think Pure" in order to protect our community and the environment.

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