Protection Against Ticks

Let’s face it.  We live in New England with woods and nature all around us.  Unless you live in a bubble, you are going to be exposed to the dangers of ticks at some time in your life.  Thankfully there are some steps that you can take to prevent the spread of tick...

Tick Dangers

Finding an engorged tick on your body is indisputably  one of the most repulsive and creepy things ever.  It makes most people itch just thinking about it.  Unfortunately, getting queasy thinking about tick bites is just the tip of the iceberg.  Ticks carry a number...

Garden Tips for Novices

Some people just have a natural talent at making things grow and bloom beautifully- we call them green thumbs.  These green thumbs have a yearning to dabble in the garden and spend weekends trying to nurture and cultivate flower, veggie or herb gardens.  Most of us...

Benefits of Automatic Sprinklers

If Mother Nature  would allow for rain every few days in the exact right amount each time, none of us would have to think about irrigation systems and sprinklers.  Unfortunately, that does not happen.  Therefore, as homeowners and business owners, we need to maintain...

Maintaining Irrigation Systems

It’s that time of year again!  Time to make sure all of your lawn and garden tools and equipment are working properly.  Carefully maintained tools and equipment, especially irrigation systems, need to be checked annually for problems so they work efficiently and...