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When Is The Best Time To Fertilize My New England Lawn?
Since the winter season is coming to an end, it's time to think about revitalizing your lawn for spring. But when are the best times to fertilize to get the greatest results? While a calendar day would make things a breeze, no specific date is best for fertilizing your lawn. [...]
How To Spot The Difference Between Gray And Pink Snow Mold On Your Grass
While we'd like to think that lawn diseases go away for the winter season, that's not always the case. For example, snow mold is a common problem for New England homeowners. What's worse is that the issue is nearly invisible until springtime comes. In addition to snow mold being hard [...]
What Do New England Lawn Care Companies Do In The Winter?
Have you ever wondered what seasonal lawn care professionals do during the 'off-season'? Most of the year, we're racing around New England, greening lawns and shooing pests for our customers. From spring to fall, our team works around the clock to deliver the best lawn care in the area. However, [...]
Asian Ladybeetles Versus Ladybugs: What’s The Difference?
In the winter, homeowners face their nemesis across Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts: the invading Asian ladybeetle. These insects find shelter in warmer environments, such as your home, when temperatures drop. In the middle of winter, you might find several of them crawling near your windows, doors, and on your [...]
Good News: We’re Now Serving Connecticut!
It's official: MissionGreen Services is now expanding to Connecticut. With over 30 years of service, we're ready to care for your lawn like it's our own. After offering our services to Rhode Island and Massachusetts, we're excited to expand further across New England. We'd love to show you what's in [...]
What is Core Aeration and Overseeding?
What exactly is Core Aeration? Core aeration is the mechanical process of which we pull thumb size cores out of the lawn. This allows air and water movement through the soil as well as helping to decompose thatch. The cores left on the lawn surface will break down and act [...]
Everything you Need To Know About Sod Webworm
Have you ever found your grass chomped on with no suspicious pests in sight? There are many damaging insects in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, but few actually shave down grass blades. If you think something is eating your grass, you might have a Sod Webworm situation. What is Sod Webworm? [...]
Are Murder Hornets Coming To New England?
This summer, there’s been an increase of reports from people encountering a large wasp species. Some reporters have described them as the “biggest wasps they’ve ever seen” and others have misidentified them as “murder hornets”. While murder hornets are a fearsome sight (in fact, they’re the biggest hornet species to [...]
How to Identify, Treat, and Prevent Grub Damage in Your Lawn
Have you ever seen fat white worms wiggling around in the soil? If you’re squeamish, these critters might be a phobia of yours. These creatures, known best as grubs, can be found in nearly every Rhode Island and Massachusetts lawn. In fact, they are not worms at all. Instead, they [...]
Everything You Need To Know About Chinch Bugs
With summer approaching, the last thing you want to deal with is lawn pests. One of the most destructive lawn pests in Massachusetts and Rhode Island is the chinch bug. While tiny in size, a swarm of these insects can kill entire lawns if they go unnoticed. Chinch bugs are [...]