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Everything You Need To Know About Testing Your Rhode Island Soil

From raking leaves to fertilizing your grass, there is plenty to do regarding lawn care in Rhode Island in the spring. But before you make a trip to the nursery, and invest in lawn care services, make sure you know what kind of soil you have in your yard. Most homeowners take their soil for granted, not knowing that many environmental factors in the ground can affect how your plants grow. Read on to find out why testing your soil is valuable and essential.

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How To Keep Deer Out Of Your Rhode Island Gardens

As we enter the new year, it is time to start thinking about and planning our garden. Anyone who has had a garden before knows how devastating deer can be to vegetables, small trees, and shrubs. To help you keep hungry deer out of your lawn and garden, follow these helpful hints including obtaining deer and rabbit repellant from the professionals at 4evergreen Turf Management.

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The Dangers of Salt Damage in Trees and Other Plants

The new year is here but in Rhode Island, there are still many cold months of winter ahead. That means more months of snow plowing and road salt. Road salt is a vital tool in keeping roads and highways safe and ice-free. But road salt can have unintended consequences when it comes to your trees and shrubs. Especially ones that sit near the road. If your trees and shrubs are in danger of salt damage, keep reading to find out how you can take measures to protect them.

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Winter Trees That Are Great For Attracting Wildlife

It can get really cold in Rhode Island in the winter. While most birds leave for warmer climates, not all birds head south. Many stay behind and spend the winter searching for hard-to-find food and water while battling the bitter cold. You can help them out by planting trees that offer both protection from the elements and food. As part of our tree and shrub care program, this article lists the best trees to plant to attract wildlife this winter.

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The Best Places To View Fall Leaves In Rhode Island

Fall has arrived in Rhode Island and thus begins the annual cleanup of our yards. Fall is also a time to get out of the house and experience some of the great natural spaces our state has to offer. But as a resident of this great state, do you know the best places to view fall leaves in Rhode Island? Your friends at 4Evergreen have broken them down for you. For your own backyard trees and shrubs, you want our highly effective tree and shrub care program to help them grow and keep them protected.

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Protect Your East Coast Home This Fall From Pests

Fall is in the air and everyone is getting their yards ready for winter. You already know that fall is the time to get your yard ready for spring but did you also know that fall is a time of pests. Yes, fall is full of creepy-crawly pests that are in search of a warm… Read more »

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Six Fall Lawn Care Tips For Your Rhode Island Lawn

While many of us are trying to soak up the last few days of summer, others of us are starting to prepare for fall and the cold winter months ahead. Your grass is still growing and in need of care, and now is the perfect time to get it ready for the upcoming freeze. There are several things you can do to prepare your Rhode Island turf. Your friends at 4-Evergreen have taken the liberty of devising a plan of action, including using a lawn care program and aeration and overseeding.

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Why You Should Protect Yourself From The Flea And Tick Invasion

If you think the worst thing about a flea or tick bite is the itchy red bump, think again. These tiny insects cause big problems that can lead to chronic health conditions for life – or even death in rare cases. Here are just a few of the diseases you can prevent with a flea and tick control application.

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Why Is My Grass Soft and Spongy and Riddled With Brown Spots?

While we are outside enjoying all the warm air has to offer, several types of beetles are scouring our lawns, looking for a place to lay their eggs. These eggs will eventually turn into grubs, one of the largest threats to our Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Massachusetts lawns. How can you stay vigilant and help protect your property? Read on to find out!

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How to Prevent Weed From Overtaking Your Rhode Island Lawn

Sometimes it feels like weeds just spring up out of nowhere. They can be a home or business owner’s worst nightmare. Here are a few tips on how you can help prevent them from taking over your Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Massachusetts lawn. To save time and aggravation, contact the professionals at 4-Evergreen. Our lawn care program will help keep your turf healthy and strong and weed-free.

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