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Learn from Our Vast Experience: Landscaping Do’s and Don’ts from Grasshopper Gardens

Grasshopper Gardens - Sunday, December 14, 2014
We’ve been in business since before Walker, Texas Ranger was on TV (and it’s not even on anymore in Primetime). So, handing out advice about landscaping is probably pretty trustworthy  [Read more...]

Snow Removal and Your Health: How to Manage It

Grasshopper Gardens - Friday, December 12, 2014
Clearing the snow is a winter chore for most of us in the northeast. Some seem to embrace it, while others curse the weather and grumble the whole way down their driveway. No matter what side [Read more...]

Cold-weather Plants for An Awesome Winter Landscape & Tips for Spring

Grasshopper Gardens - Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Did you know there are a number of gorgeous cold-weather plants that can liven a garden or landscape in the colder months? Of course, here in the Northeast, it’s important to plant and care  [Read more...]

How Fall Yard Cleanup Services Can Mean a Bigger, Better Spring

Grasshopper Gardens - Friday, November 21, 2014
It seems like yesterday we were all enjoying the warm summer sun, watching our plants and flowers bloom in such a way that our neighbors were jealous. But here in the Northeast today, it’s f [Read more...]

Protect Your Yard from Ticks

Grasshopper Gardens - Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Lyme Disease is so prevalent I’m sure just about everyone knows of someone who has been diagnosed with the virus. It is more and more common in our area and now there are reports of other t [Read more...]

How to tell if your lawn has Grubs

Grasshopper Gardens - Thursday, May 01, 2014
White grub issues are two-fold, as they eat the lawn in the larval stage and then turn into beetles, such as the Japanese Beetle, in their adult stage and eat surrounding plants. How to [Read more...]

Composting Made Simple

Grasshopper Gardens - Tuesday, April 15, 2014
There are many reasons to start composting. Some like to reduce the amount of garbage they produce, others like the idea of returning organic material back to nature, or if you’re like me, you  [Read more...]

My lawn is covered in pinkish-red patches…..Help!

Grasshopper Gardens - Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Your lawn most likely has red thread, a disease of cool, wet weather, occurring mostly in the spring and fall. Round patches of light tan to pink-colored turf appear in the lawn, with pink webs [Read more...]

Crabgrass: The dreaded weed

Grasshopper Gardens - Monday, March 17, 2014
Does this photo look familiar? The dreaded weed of all lawn owners…..crabgrass Crabgrass is one of the most prevalent grassy weeds found in New York lawns. Like most weeds, crabgrass can b [Read more...]

Vegetable Garden Planning

Grasshopper Gardens - Tuesday, March 04, 2014
There is nothing better than the taste of the first tomato from your own garden, except maybe dreaming about that first tomato, on a cold day in March. With a little bit of planning, your vege [Read more...]

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