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Seasonal change is right around the corner. contact Johnathen now to have a fall seasonal home arrangement installed with Mums, pumpkins, cornstalks etc. MSG Lawn Care will also be handling snow plowing over the winter months. Maintenance slots are limited. Contact us soon to save your spot on our schedule.
By next spring your lawn will have had enough nutrients, hibernated and wake up ready to fight all earthly elements. Below prices are based on 7500 sq ft and we offer different tiers of grass seeds depending on clients current grass type, wishes and wants. You will certainly see a difference in your lawn.
Lawn aeration is essential to a healthy and gorgeous lawn. But do you know why. `Since your lawn is a living organism, it needs food, water, and air in order for it to be healthy. The process of aeration pokes small holes into the soil to allow water, air, and nutrients to penetrate the grass roots.
An acceptable quality lawn is the goal of many homeowners. With proper establishment and care, this goal can be achieved. Unfortunately, situations may occur that lead to a thin, damaged, or dead lawn in need of repair or renovation.
Determining the cause of the lawn decline is the first step in the lawn renovation process. Many lawn problems originate from poor soil conditions.
Aeration is the breaking down of the soil to provide space for air, water and nutrients to reach deep in the soil to the roots. This process will aid in helping your roots grow deeper in the soil and have longer, wider and stronger grass blades. Having deeper roots helps the grass fight minor grub worm issue and tolerate more stress from drought because the roots are reaching deeper to find the water supply.
Mulch is good for the soil, and thus good for your plants for a number of reasons. It jump-starts the useful work done by microscopic organisms (this is often referred to as microbial activity); retains moisture, thus preventing plants’ roots from drying out; and deters weeds by providing a barrier between the soil and the sun.
Just because a plant is native to North America does not make it native to Long Island,” he warns. And a plant may be native, but still be an aggressive grower better suited to living in the wild than your front yard. It might be a heavy seeder, for instance.
“I learned that after planting cup plant (Silphium perfoliatum), a member of the sunflower family,” he said, relating a decision he soon regretted. “It was like a tentacle plant! It would die to the ground every year and regrow, and then the seeds would pop up all over the place.” Marinello recommends checking Wildflower.org or the New York Flora Atlas, newyork. plantatlasusf.edu, to learn whether a plant is native to our area before planting it.
Every homeowner likes to create unique spaces of recluse and comfort in their landscaping; but that is never a matter of chance. We work diligently to ensure that every landscape feature is planned in great detail and installed to perfection. The first step of any project is getting the design right and our priority is to create spaces that are visually stunning and add value to your property. We seek to create spaces that you will love to look at and use on a daily basis. We try to think proactively and choose designs and materials that will be low maintenance in the future.
Long Island Lawn & Garden Blog Posts Best Rocky Point Lawn Care Mowing Services Are you looking for the best Rocky Point mowing service? Look no further! MSG Lawn Care has a small and limited goal… to leave your home’s landscape looking as beautiful as possible each and every time we are
Long Island Lawn & Garden Blog Posts The Many Benefits of Regular Mowing The singular most important practice to maintaining a healthy and attractive lawn is proper mowing on a consistent basis. Just like other plants that benefit from pruning, fast-growing grass needs to be clipped off. As the plants grow
New York Spring Flower Shows and Festivals
New York is in full bloom! Celebrate spring at these flower, garden, and outdoor festivals.
Capital District Garden and Flower Show (Capital-Saratoga)WMDesignScapes Water Feature Photo Courtesy Capital District Garden & Flower Show
Every March, this event features more than 100 garden and floral exhibits in the Floral Design Competition spotlighting the creativity, beauty, and design behind spring flowers. Enjoy garden tips and trends, demonstrations, NYS wine tastings, and food in the Garden Cafe. Plants, bulbs, flowers, and seeds are available for sale so you’ll be able to grow your own beautiful spring garden! In 2019, this event runs March 22–24.
Once a garden curiosity the tomato has now become one of the most popular vegetable crops. The tomato can
be grown in many areas under many different conditions. Because it is well adapted, and because people get a
great deal of satisfaction from growing tomatoes this vegetable is grown in almost every home vegetable garden
on Long Island.
MSG Lawn Care was built off love, passion and integrity by its founder Johnathen Powell. We, as a company, take pride in our work, our appearance and respect for our clients. The foundation of our work stems from years of experience and extensive learning from institutions like Cornell University and SUNY Farmingdale. Johnathen praises his grandmother for teaching him horticulture at the young age of 7 years old.
MSG Lawn Care is a small, family owned, lawn & landscape business serving Long Island, NY. As a dedicated family man with an eye on the future, I understand the importance of customer satisfaction. I want to be your landscape guy for many years to come. The only way to make that happen is to make sure you are 100% happy with my work. If you are thrilled with our work, your neighbors will take note and hire us too! Local referrals are the best
NEW YORK – Exploring New York City can be expensive if you focus only on tourist traps, cheesy attractions, and premium museums. But the city has plenty of free or low-cost options, too.
In that latter category, you can visit the Brooklyn Botanic Garden for free on weekdays through the end of February.