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’s Yard Maintenance I highly recommend
’s Yard Maintenance. I have lived in Yorktown Heights, New
" since 1972 and I have been using
’s Yard Maintenance for well over 7 years. The services we use including lawn cutting and maintenance, Spring cleanup, customizing the front yard and around the trees and bushes with chips, shrub cutting and Fall Leaves cleanup. Also snow removal. Several companies we used previously could not compare to
’s in terms of promptness, courtesy of servicing (I once called at 4:00 PM when we were having guests at 6:00 PM to ask if the snow could be plowed – and our driveway and sidewalks were cleared within the hour)!! I also notice compared to other companies that we’ve used in the past that
’s lawn mower blades must be sharpened frequently. With other companies you could tell the blades were dull since the grass would be flat. Besides all this,
’s prices are extremely fair and possibly below other companies. I reiterate that my wife and I are very happy with the workmanship, craftsmanship and the quality of service and we highly recommend
’s Yard Maintenance.

-Thomas R.

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"We are extremely pleased with our experience. We were contacted promptly to schedule our sod install date and received great customer service. The sod installation" was to our satisfaction and the final product is beautiful. We highly recommend
and look forward to working with
and his crew again in the future.

-Crystal H.

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How to Get Rid of Springtails

One of the most effective ways to control springtails is to dry out the infested area. Springtails require a high-moisture environment to breed and thrive, living mostly off of algaes that grow in moist conditions. They will either leave the infested area or die out. If there is an infestation that cannot be controlled by drying out the infested area, use an appropriately labeled insecticide with a residual time These will typically be a liquid concentrate form, a wet-able powder form, or a dust product.  DO NOT APPLY UNTIL AREAS ARE DRY.  If area will not dry naturally, use Corn Starch to soak-up any lingering moisture and otherwise 'steer' any rain water or irrigation away from area.

 

Also, if there is a noticed springtail infestation around the perimeter of the structure, use the insecticide to do a barrier treatment and apply corn starch to reduce or eliminate moisture. Caulk and seal all cracks and crevices and inspect potted plants before they are brought into the house.

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I would talk to your local lawn and garden supply store (or mill and feed) - NOT a box store or hardware store. There are also selective grass control chemicals. YOu can research this by Googling using search string      "Tall Fescue Control" - there are lots of articles by the USDA and individual state cooperative extension services.

There is a treatment called chlorsulfuron TFC (Tall Fescue Control) that will do this - it worked for me in western New York, but took 3 years to finish out all the tall fescue. It may now be limited to use by commercial applicators - pretty potent stuff. Can yellow bluegrass or make it phytosensitive, but our looked OK during treatment because the TFC was applied in the fall for best results, and our lawn was dormant till spring anyway.

Tall fescue can also be controlled by real short mowing, but only in areas where the bluegrass is dominant and really thrives so will eventually crowd out the trimmed fescue, but you may be too far north for that.

 

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and his crew arrived a few minutes early and went through my badly overgrown garden bush by bush. His crew was given specific instructions for each. They set to work at once and worked non-stop for two hours. When they finished,
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came back and asked for my opinion. I have my beautiful garden back! (Well, it will be when the leaves and flowers start to emerge.) Everything was raked up and disposed of. I would hire them back in a New
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- CARL W.
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I made an appointment for a quote. He said he would come by on Saturday but couldn't give me a firm time on when he could stop by. He said he would call me and let me know before he stopped over. He never called much less stopped over. It was his loss on my $3000 job.
- TOM M.
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We were relieved to contract ahead of the winter season with a company that got good reviews on Angie's List. Unfortunately, our experience wasn't what we hoped for. we've had to call for service (it's supposed to be automatic) several times. On the day of the biggest snow (in Feb.), we missed work because we weren't plowed out (after calling) until mid-day after the snow stopped. We expected all plowing to be done overnight/early morning as the contract stated. Today (3-3-15) we got stuck in the driveway. We were not plowed. When we called, we were told that business plowing is the priority, not residential, and it's going to warm up. ?! Granted, the contract states over 2 inches of snow. However, it would have been good business for this company to plow after 2 or 3 smaller snows to keep our driveway and sidewalk clear. We will not use this company again, and we do not recommend them for residential snow removal. We willingly pay people who do good work; we can't afford people who don't.
- Mable D.
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Nick and his crew came on time and went right to work, doing everything they said they would do, down to the last details.
I came home at the end of the day, and almost drove by my property, not recognizing my own home it looked so good!!!! Nick has superior social skills, works tirelessly to please his customers and will anything that he knows how to do to make sure the customer is happy. His crew is top notch. Roul has been with him for years and the other guys are equally as committed to Nick as Roul is also to their mission to provide the best customer service possible. Good going guys and thank you for a job well done!!
- Dena and Stuart B.
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Went very well. They all worked extremely hard and did a very thorough job. I originally purchased 4 labor hours for $169 but because of the fenced backyard it took extra time and money ($35 per labor hour) to blow leaves out of and over the fence into the woods. They forgot to unload their large tarps which would have made the job considerably easier and probably could have completed closer to 4 hours. Even so, I was please with work ethic. The approximate cost also included the tip
- Julie D.
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Went fine. Contractor showed up earlier in the day than scheduled due to a morning job being cancelled. No problem, as I was just leaving for a medical appointment. When I returned in the afternoon, job was completed. Area was clean. The only minor issue I had was that instead of removing the debris from the site, as advertised, it was dumped in a trailer I had on the property containing yard waste. However, it included broken pieces of metal zinc strips that had been installed on the roof previously, so when I was disposing of the yard waste, I had to go through it and pick out all the scraps of zinc.
- James M B D.
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first i would like to say that
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and the crew are very pleasant people. they are, initially, quick to respond to email or telephone calls and just generally very pleasant.
i have 32 trees in my yard. seven are ornamental pear which are eight years (4 trees) and five years (3 trees) years. those were pruned beautifully by this company, but it was under my explicit supervision every step of the way in order to prevent damage.
thirteen of the trees in my yard are (were) crape myrtles, all of which are seven years old and which i nursed from tiny 3' twigs to full 18' - 20' height.. these were planted in a carefully devised plan to provide shade to my house and garden under large, graceful canopies of limbs, flowers, and leaves. it has been a long and tedious exercise training these beauties to accomplish this.
unfortunately, crape murder was committed in my yard. look up the expression and you'll know the horror.
this happened for a few reasons. during
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's initial survey of my trees, i was told that suckers and tiny, too-low twigs would be pulled off (by hand, which was demonstrated), and that the remainder of the trees would be "thinned". that is exactly what i wanted. when you have 32 trees on your property and they are bare during winter months, they must still maintain an attractive shape. under no circumstane should any tree, especially crapes, be topped or chopped. that renders a tree useless for shade and with a completely hideous appearance.
when the crew arrived, nobody rang the bell or knocked on the door to tell me they had arrived. i looked up as i was doing dishes and was startled to see people outside my window. this is not acceptable. ALWAYS notify a homeowner that you have arrived. then, without speaking two words to me, engaging in any conversation no matter how brief, and without reiterating what was to be done or how, four of my crapes were topped. i nearly fainted, i did cry, especially when i saw that the beautiful 20' natchez, which had provided glorious shade during the full sun of summer on my garage, patio, walkway, a/c condenser, and under plantings was now an 8' stump.
yes. a stump.
the worker,
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, stated, "well you don't want that tree on your house". well, actually, yes, i needed it as close to the house and as tall as possible, with only those scrawny limbs which were actually ON the house to be removed. none of the longer branches needed to be chopped off, and certainly they shouldn't be, DEFINITELY not the primary branches which provide structure and support. this tree, all by itself, prevented my garage from becoming 110 degrees as the full sun of summer beats down on it for 14 hours a day. that shade is gone forever now, as is the shade through my entire yard, as is the grace of these former beauties which i nurtured from tiny little saplings.
this complete disaster could have been prevented if
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hadn't been in a hurry, if he had bothered to speak with me prior to beginning his butchery, and wasn't being a lazy gardener. it was a friday, after all, and he wanted to begin his weekend early, as he explained to me himself. "give it a year or two", he said. that is a year or two of no shade during summer months, no beauty, there won't even be any leaves or blooms. even after a year or two, because the leaders have been chopped to nubs, the trees will never be shaped properly because you cannot regrow that portion of a tree, and they will only grow long, scrawny, stringy branches which will not be strong enough to support themselves, because the support was completely obliterated.
all 13 trees now need to be replaced. naturally, it is utterly unaffordable to replace them with trees the same size as they were, so for the next 5 - 7 years i will have to painstakingly tend to 13 more saplings. after paying nearly $1000 for this crape murder, i will also have to pay somebody to remove the existing 13 stumps and plant the new saplings.
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, the owner of
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, did not make any offers to rectify the damage...not any of it. he has his money and now won't respond to messages through angie's list.
because they were pleasant people, i thought perhaps they could do some other work for me in my yard (now that i know they must be supervised every step of the way) and i would somehow figure out how to replace $1500 worth of crape myrtles and probably need to come up with another $1k for the labor related to that, but now i cannot even get a response to my request for an estimate.
at the very least, after breaking somebody's heart and truly spoiling 13 trees, a polite decline to perform more work would certainly be a professional way to respond. not responding at all is rather churlish.
again, my pear trees look excellent, but i did have to spend my day pointing and examining and leading this crew to achieve that. if it weren't for this, the rating here would have been "f".
http://homeguides.sfgate.com/crepe-
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-gets-cut-regrow-84472.html "Crepe myrtles that are consistently cut back hard at an arbitrary height each year, or "topped," have an unattractive "hatrack" look over the winter, with thick stubs that are more prone to insect damage and rot. Topping -- sometimes called "crepe murder" in relation to the tree -- also encourages crepe myrtles to produce more sprouts at the base of the
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and clusters of spindly sprouts that grow straight up, unbranched, from the cuts. The whiplike sprouts will flower, since crepe myrtles bloom on new growth, but bloom time can be delayed by a month as compared to unpruned trees, and the thin stems often droop under the weight of flower clusters.
Proper Pruning The healthiest crepe myrtles are thinned, rather than shortened, and pruned in the dormant season, from late winter to early spring. Once any dead, broken or crossing branches are cut out, you can keep flowers coming, and the tree's size under control by clearing out upper branches growing toward the center of the tree. Eliminate shoots coming up from the base of the tree as well. Dead-heading is optional. If you want to tidy up the tree, either remove individual flower clusters as they fade, or tip prune. In tip pruning, you wait until the tree is dormant, and trim all the branch tips and seed capsules off the tree, rounding the tree back a few inches all over. If you don't cut through any wood that is thicker than a pencil, it doesn't have the same effect as topping."
http://www.thepruningschool.com/Articles/crape.htm
http://www.southernliving.com/home-garden/gardens/stop-don't-chop-crepe-myrtles
http://blog.chron.com/lazygardener/2013/01/crepe-murder-all-over-houston/
http://stopcrepemurder.com/

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If he told you he was coming on Wednesday, he didn't. When he set another day, he wouldn't come that day either. Working with him proved more aggravating than we were willing to endure, even if he did a good job he when he actually came.
- Joan M.

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A & A Sprinkler Systems

207 Plantation Dr
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A Cut Above the Rest

PO Box 2423
Montgomery

ACE Tree Service

4213 1st Ave N
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Adam's Lawns

19620 JORDAN LANE

Advanced Carpet Cleaners

PO Box 927
Scottsboro

Affordable Maintenance and Repair

262 Townsend Dr
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ALABAMA LAWN MASTERS, INC

PO Box 1648
Huntsville

alabama tile and paint

24925 Al Highway 99
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Anderson Lawn Care

2631 Ashtynn Place
Huntsville

APB Problem Solvers

3505 Hagan Rd

Auto Glass Now

2807 University Dr NW
Huntsville

Awesome Cutt Lawn and Landscape LLC

2114 Buckingham DR
Huntsville

Back 2 Basics Lawn Care

13601 Summerfield Dr.
Athens

BAMA Lawncare & Landscaping

111 Hastings Rd.
Athens

BP Services & BP Turf

1602 Brownsferry St
Athens

Bradshaw Lawn Care

101 McMeans Ln
Huntsville

Bradshaw Lawn Care

101 McMeans Ln
Huntsville

C&W Family Company LLC

3303 Bob Wallace Ave
Huntsville

Campbell's Lawn Care

210 Ariel Dr
Harvest

Chase Lawncare

115 Crabapple Rd

Clean 'N Brite Services of Augusta LLC

457 Columbia Industrial Blvd

CLEAN CUT LAWN MAINTENANCE

102 COMMERCE CIR
Madison

Click Construction

313 Woody Rd
New Hope

Complete Lawn Care

PO Box 153
Madison

Coy's Enterprise

7288 County Road 87
Moulton

Creative Gardening

190 Henson Dr
Huntsville

Crew Cut Lawn Pros, LLC

104 Oxford Drive
Meridianville

Crossroads Sod Farm

166 Lester Limbaugh Ln

CURB APPEAL LAWN & LANDSCAPE

P.O. BOX 1313
Huntsville

Cutting Edge Lawn Service

5986 Vinemont Dr NW
Huntsville

Dale Webster's Landscaping & Drainage

912 MOUNTAIN GAP RD SE
Huntsville

Davis Lawncare

207 Larkwood Drive SW
Decatur

Eager Beavers Tree Service

13917 Dupree Worthey Rd
Harvest

Earthman Inc

914 Maysville rd Ne

Earthscapes

301 Brown St NW
Huntsville

Emerald Green Lawn Care

5020 Nancy Circle
Huntsville

ENCHANTED FOREST

4015 LAWSON RIDGE DR
Madison

Excellence Janitorial

9694 Madison Blvd
Madison

Fairway Lawns

1847 Keats Dr NW
Huntsville

Fitness Cuts

Madison

Forevergreen

381 Yarbrough Rd
Harvest

Foundation 1

5616 Raytown Rd

Four Seasons Lawn Care & Pressure Washing

9511 Todd Mill Rd.
Huntsville

Friendly Services

1709 west market street
Athens

Gary'z Lawn Service

180 Ariel Dr.
Harvest

Gerry Medley

730 Pace Drive
Woodville

GOOD FENCES make good heighbors

4990 Carr Lane S.E.
Huntsville

Grass Groomers

787 smith vasser road
Harvest

Grasshopper Landscaping, LLC

126 Woodland Avenue
Trinity

Green Matters Landscaping

3735 Hwy 31 South
Decatur

Handyman Lawn Care Service

4215 Hawthorne Ave
Huntsville

HOME RENOVATIONS

8014 Lauderdale Rd.
Huntsville

Hurricane Lawn Service

104 Autumn Oak Ln
Harvest

Integrity Landscaping, LLC

P.O. Box 212
Hazel Green

IWI

211 Chipmunk Cir
New Market

J & C Trucking Inc

153 Coffee Bluff Rd
Laceys Spring

J.C. Lawn Care

143 Canterbury Drive
Madison

Jack of All Trades

216 west 3rd ave
Gulf Shores

James Guyse Construction

315 Oak St NE
Decatur

Jordan Lawn Care

PO box 704
Albertville

JTL Lawncare

125 Electronics Blvd.
Huntsville

Kelos Services

2919 Holiday Dr SW
Huntsville

KT's Home Repair Service

608 7th Ave
Athens

LANDSCAPE SOLUTIONS

9694 MADISON BLVD
Madison

Lawn Guys

1817 Haynes Ave NE
Huntsville

Lawn Rangers

10017 Bayruth Dr
Huntsville

Lawnworks

108 Morning Dove Dr.
Huntsville

Lee Company

331 Mallory Station Rd

Lees Lawn Care

108 Overbrook Drive

Liberty Landscaping

111 Sanibell Circle
Madison

Little BIG Lawn Care

109 Waterbury Drive
Harvest

Live Oak Landscape Services LLC

220 Export Circle
Huntsville

Lotus Lawnscapes

PO BOX 4642
Huntsville

Luna's Lawn Care

207 Waxmyrtle Dr.

M&M Lawn Service

18248 Astor Lane

Madison Lawnscapes

9291 Segers Rd
Madison

Manley Landscaping

214 Knotty Walls Rd SE
Owens Cross Roads

MC CLARY LAWN SVC

3254 HWY 53
Huntsville

MOTLEY CREW

256 Craze Rd.
Hartselle

MR FIXIT HANDYMAN SVC

1909 HARRISON ST SE
Decatur

MR GREEN-JEANS

85 PARTRIDGE RD
Decatur

Mr Turf

2909 Lafayette Cir SW
Huntsville

Music Row Lawn Care

2247 Toll Gate Rd NE Apt D
Huntsville

Nellie's Lawn Care

124 Malor Circle
Madison

Nitro Green

7762 Wall Triana Hwy
Harvest

North Alabama Contracting

871 2nd St NE
Arab

PENNER LAWN CARE

1998 NICK FITCHARD RD
Harvest

Plant Park

5825 Hwy 53
Harvest

Precision Cuts landscaping

107 Winding Brook Lane
Huntsville

Precision Enterprise

PO Box 617
Meridianville

Procare Lawn Inc

486 Bell Circle
Huntsville

Ramirez Landscape & Maintenance

12133 Jose Cisneros Dr

STEWART'S LAWN CARE

203 GOLDENROD LN
Madison

Super Bee Lawn Care

3717 Broadmor Rd.
Huntsville

Taylor Lawn Care

215 Magnolia Glen Dr
Huntsville

Tennessee Valley Grassmasters

P.O. BOX 1664
Huntsville

The Happy Landscaper

13092 Hermosa Dr
Huntsville

THOMPSON LANDSCAPE GROUP

410 JORDAN LANE NW
Huntsville

Tidewater Lanscaping Company

103 Turnbrook Dr
Huntsville

Tiny's Tree Service

226 McKee Rd
Harvest

Tip Top-Tree Service

1046 Butler Rd
New Market

Touchmark Co

11119 Hillwood Dr SE
Huntsville

Turf Doctor Inc

290 Production Ave
Madison

Turf Enforcer

Huntsville

Turf King

404 Gwendolyn Ave NW
Huntsville

TURF TECHS

307 THOMPSON LN
Hazel Green

Turf Techs

45 Allens Crossroads
Union Grove

TurfKeeper Inc

386 Little Cove Rd
Gurley

Turfmax Inc

106 Capital Cir
Harvest

Unique Landscaping and Lawn Care

223 Cheswick Dr.
Madison

Valley Landscaping & Maintenance Inc.

4725 Slalom Run SE
Owens Cross Roads

Water Works Automatic Sprinklers, LLC

9754 Madison Blvd
Madison

WATERS & SONS INC

24891 COUNTY ROAD
Trinity

Watson Lawn Care

1702 Brookmeade Ave
Athens

Waynes

2183 Parkway Lake Dr
Birmingham

White Shovel Landscapes

5657 Norris Mill Rd
Hartselle

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