Posts Tagged ‘winter damage’

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

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
While Vermont and New Hampshire are not suffering through a long-term drought like California, we are experiencing an official drought in many locations, especially in NH. Compounding the problem for lawns is the current high heat. Not only was the spring recovery period skipped, lawns are now into drought...Read More
Dry spring lawn
While Vermont and New Hampshire are not suffering through a long-term drought like California, we are certainly experiencing a very dry spring. This lack of rain can cause serious lawn damage.  Watering your dry lawn this spring is a good idea to reduce possible long term damage. Lawns do not have...Read More
Spring lawn tips

Spring Lawn Tips

As the last-gasp of winter loosens it grip on spring, your lawn is likely covered with gravel, sand, leaves, and crusty black snow banks. Here are a few helpful spring tips that can get your lawn into recovery mode or better yet, green. Rake, rake, rake! Rake as much sand and gravel as possible from...Read More
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