Green Tips by Jim

beautiful sod giving the yard a vibrant look
Lawn Care Tips

Caring For New Sod

Watering is the key. You are excited because you just had your beautiful new sod installed and you want it to continue looking great, just

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multi colored mulch
Lawn Care Tips

You Gotta Love Fresh Mulch

Advantages of mulching Besides the fact that fresh mulch makes landscape and flower beds look well groomed and lovely, there are several other advantages to

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fallen tree from a winter storm
Storm Damage Tips

Clean Up After The Storm

Winter is finally starting to kick in which means wind, snow storms, and tree damage. When your trees are damaged by winter storms, clean up

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landscaper using a tool to aerate the soil
Lawn Care Tips

To Fertilize Or Not To Fertilize?

Why is tree and shrub fertilization important? In the forest, in a natural undisturbed setting, trees grow having all of the essential elements and nutrients

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Emerald ash trees compared: healthy & damaged
Tree Health

Emerald Ash Borer ALERT!

I have been noticing the enormous damage done to the Ash Trees in my neighborhood and the Greater New Haven area as well as throughout

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mole vs vole infographic
Lawn Care Tips

Who’s Killing My Lawn?

Is it Moles, Voles, or both? I have been dealing with moles and voles for years. The mole tracks are bad for your lawn, look

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Big Kousa Dogwood tree
Beautiful Trees

The Beauty of a Kousa Dogwood

FUN FACT:  Those beautiful white flowers on the Kousa Dogwood are not actually flowers at all. They are modified leaves called “Bracts”. These surround a

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worms in a plant
Lawn Care Tips

Stop The Dancing Worms

In the spring you may notice needles disappearing on your ornamental pines. Soon enough you will start to see larvae or as my wife calls

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Preparing For Spring

Winter time is a good time to plan for the upcoming season. Begin by making a list of landscape items that you want addressed. Items

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