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As seed catalogs arrive, we get a peek into the not-so-distant future of gardening, and more importantly for some of us, enjoying our beloved lawns. As the outdoors remains in a frozen cold state of affairs, dreaming about colorful flowers, shrubs and vibrant green grass is the joy that gets us by until...Read More

Rock Salt Damage

With winter in full gear, rock salt is a widely used and inexpensive product to melt ice and snow. The public safety benefits of rock salt to motorists driving over ice-covered winter roads, sidewalks and public parking is simply common sense. The downside of using rock salt (halite/sodium chloride)...Read More

Winter is Harsh on Lawns

Season's greetings from all of us here at Chippers! A typical New England winter can spell trouble for a lawn: extreme cold, ice, high foot traffic, snow mold disease, rock salt, and plows. If that is not enough, voles can eat your grass underneath the snow cover, only to be discovered in the spring...Read More

Lawn Renovation 101

You may be one of the many New England residents who experienced partial to complete lawn damage as a result of the drought of 2016. At this point, you are likely wondering what next? Well, you are not alone and the seemingly daunting task of having your lawn repaired does not have to be a horror show....Read More
I see lots of folks who stop mowing their lawns in October. But to properly prepare your lawn for winter, the final cut for NH and VT lawns should be from early to late November. The final November mowing should be short, 1.5 to 1.75”. Why mow short as the last cut? Grass can keep growing under...Read More
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