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"After some initial confusion about the start of my service..they arrived promptly and did the job in a very professional manner throughout the summer. Like all" lawn companies they offered extra services but there was no pushiness involved. I still hate the "we'll start next summer unless you tell us differently" approach that all lawn services use, but this company appears to do what they say they are going to do and listens when you call them and responds well.

-ANNE L.

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Angie’s List member Carolyn S. of Henderson, Nev., said her lawn turned brown three months after a lawn care company started fertilizing it. When she confronted her technician, he blamed the damage on rabbits.

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In the fall, proper lawn aeration can go a long way toward dealing with thatch and improving the health of your grass by promoting drainage and new growth.

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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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Lawn Treatment reviews in Swampscott

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My grass is looking very nice and I have no problems with insects. I have grass only in the front, and it's not very large of an area; it doesn't take them long to do the work -- about 20 minutes total.
- MARTHA K.
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They did a great job. They treated my lawn at the time of the year that it needed to be treated and it still looks great.
- Mary G.
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They are very friendly. They show up when they are supposed to show up. They are reasonably priced. There is a guy that comes in here and makes sure that people doing the work are doing what they are supposed to and he talks to me about other things. So it is an attention to detail too. They were the best priced around for the tree service in January. So, I can go to one company and get things done on the outside without having to deal with three or four different places.
- John M.
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Absolutely outstanding ! Good communication with company. They got up all the leaves and left the place neat and tidy. I was very pleased. The company took great care to ensure everything was placed back neatly if It Had To Be moved. I would definitely hire this company again.
- Ricky S.
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The technicians are thorough in their spraying. They come on time, are agreeable and have given us no problems. We inquired about removing a dead shrub but the representative said that their service includes spraying and treating but not other landscaping work. We have contracted for ongoing service.
- Joyce C.
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Had them come to my home to give me an estimate. The technician seemed to know what he was talking about so I agreed to have them fertilize my lawn. I asked to be present when the application was applied and requested a phone call. They did apply the first application and I found out by my video security system. I. Wedged to ask a few questions but when I called, there was no answer, no answering machine or voice mail. After tryin for 4 days, I finally was able to contact then. I cancelled the service. The technician told me how could make my lawn look as good as his. I found out where he lived and decided I wanted my lawn to look a lot better. I have since moved on to a new service which I am completely satisfied wit.
- Joseph P O.
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Won't be able to tell until the Spring. Overall, they're a good company that tries to provide good customer support. They don't seem exceptionally responsive to customer concerns though they will eventually respond with an answer. Weeds are my biggest concern and they are okay in that area though every mid-late summer weeds start popping up despite regular treatments.
- Bradley K.
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Always on time, courteous, professional. This was the third lawn care company I used, and they were by far, the best. They really care about what they do.
- Roxanne F.

All Lawn Aeration in Swampscott, MA

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Advanced Tree

PO Box 416
Seekonk

Affordable Landscaping

61 Crimson Rd
Billerica

Ahronian Landscaping & Design

107 Concord St
Holliston

ANNISQUAM LAND CARE INC

183 Main Street
Gloucester

Antimone Landscaping

25 Palmer Ave
Saugus

Arborway Tree Care Inc

76 Stonley Rd
Jamaica Plain

Baileys Landscaping

1 Felton St
Peabody

Barnard Landscaping Inc

3 Allen St
Lexington

Big Bear Tree

35 Reed St
Kingston

Boston Irrigation

330 Cochituate Road #1480
Framingham

BRIAN J DINSMORE LANDSCAPING

14 TOPLIFF ST
Billerica

Brick Ends Farm

464 Highland Street
Hamilton

Brothers Property Management

2 Langevin st
Spencer

Burgess Pest Management

240 W Center Street
West Bridgewater

Cappadona Landscape Inc

25 Nutting Rd.
Waltham

Captain's Landscape

745 Franklin St
Duxbury

Carpenter Costin Landscape Management

233 Burrill St
Swampscott

Central Mass Landscapes

PO Box 60423
Worcester

Cicoria Tree Service

30 LP Henderson Rd.
Beverly

Clear Cut Landscaping

295 Lake St.
Bellingham

Clipco Landscaping

223 Pond St
Winchester

Colameta Landscaping

3 Saint Anne
Pepperell

Colameta Landscaping - Groton

45 Pleasant Street
Groton

Coppinger Company Tree Solutions

PO Box 323
North Billerica

D Brown Landscapes

12 Winter Street
Peabody

D&D Mulch and Landscape, Inc.

236 Maple Street
Bellingham

D.J.SALMON LAWN & LANDSCAPE, INC.

672 Millville Road
Uxbridge

DIMENSIONS 3D, LLC

20 Pumpkin Pine Road
Natick

Dynamic Property Management LLC

203 Washington St
Salem

EARTHWORKS LANDSCAPE & DESIGN

31 ROOSEVELT RD
Lexington

Essex County Landscape Associates, LLC

14 Parker Street, Unit #1
Gloucester

Fairway Landscaping & Lawn Care

718 Washington St
South Easton

Five Star Landscaping

6 Pillings Rd
Saugus

Flynn Landscaping

taylor st
Gloucester

Gardens Are, Inc.

100 Violetwood Circle
Marlborough

Garrick-Santo Landscaping Co

144 Eastern Ave
Malden

GCS Services Group Inc.

PO Box 242
Amesbury

GreenHow Inc

225 Riverview Ave
Auburndale

GUERRINI LANDSCAPE INC.

703 EAST ST
Mansfield

Gulla Landscape Inc

467 Washington St
Norwood

Harris and Company Landscaping

10 Cross St.
Bellingham

HARTLEY'S

7 SPARHAWK TER
Marblehead

Hegarty's Landscaping

662 Turnpike st.
North Andover

Hemenhalt Construction

PO Box 332
North Easton

J and R Fine Landscaping

23 Vine St
Andover

J Martin Landscaping

34 Bartherick Rd
Westminster

JJ Calnan and sons Contractors

17 Reservoir Road
Lynn

Julians Landscaping

303 Pleasant St
Framingham

Kostkutters1.com

113 Albion St
Wakefield

KRIS-JON'S LANDSCAPE DESIGN

685 N BEDFORD ST
East Bridgewater

Landcare Inc

7 Scott's Way
Essex

LANDSCAPE AMERICA INC

840 Franklin Street
Wrentham

Landscape Visions Corp

P.O. Box 1294
Concord

Lawn Dawg - Albany

25 Walker Way

Lawn Dawg - Woburn

171 Rear Merrimac St
Woburn

LEAHY LANDSCAPING INC

56 SANDERSON AVE
Lynn

LEGACY LANDSCAPE CO

256 FOREST PARK RD
Dracut

Lowreys Landscapes

379 Chestnut St
Uxbridge

LUEDERS ENVIRONMENTAL, INC.

PO Box 920729
Needham

M J RUSSO CONSTRUCTION

15 Columbia Ave
Lynn

Mackin & Young Inc.

5 Forms Way Unit 1
Middleton

Mahoney's Winchester

242 Cambridge St
Winchester

Mainely Grass

PO Box 231

MBS Property Maintenance

P.O. Box
Boxford

McCarthy's Landscaping & Irrigation

143 Hartwell St
West Boylston

Merrimack Aerating

17 Fieldstone Dr
Westford

Michael A Foote Remodeling

26 Slade St
Belmont

NaturaLawn of America

93 George Leven Dr
North Attleboro

ND Landscape Inc

2 Martel Way
Georgetown

Odd Jobs Done Right

33 Sylvanus Wood Ln.
Woburn

P H LAWN CARE

P.O. BOX 486
Essex

Peaceful Valley Gardens

16 Hawthorne St
Haverhill

R M CACCIAPAGLIA LANDSCAPE

218 SOUTH ST.
Plainville

R MAGGIO & SON CONTRACTORS

Po BOX 396
Winchester

RCP

1181 Morton St
Mattapan

Ryan's Lawns

15 Thompson Rd
Beverly

S & W Roofing, LLC

195 1/2 East Side Drive

SavATree Middleton

206 S Main St
Middleton

Scotts LawnService

95 Ryan Dr Ste 5
Raynham

Scotts LawnService

149 River St
Andover

secret gardens

74 curtis st.
Rockport

Simple Greens Landscaping

86 Kimball St
Malden

SPORTS TURF SPECIALTIES INC

20 Kenneth Miner Dr
Wrentham

Stefano's Landscaping & Construction

200 Walnut Street
Saugus

STEVE & SONS HOME REPAIR

46 BOSTON AVE
Somerville

Steve's Lawn Care, Inc.

PO BOX 233
Arlington

SUBURBAN YARD SPECIALISTS

P.O. Box 310
Winchester

Sullivan Pest Control

161 W Mountain Street, Suite A31
Worcester

Team Concepts

18 Freeman Rd
Salem

Terra Stone

Po Box 143
Marlborough

The DaCosta Co., Inc.

PO Box 533
Sudbury

The Gardeners Landscape

6 Main St
Kingston

The Green Lawn Sprinkler Co Inc

131 Steadman Street,
Chelmsford

THE LEAD LAB

PO BOX 430
Belmont

The Pickard Farm

155 Great Rd
Littleton

The Poison Ivy Guy

PO Box 580
Bolton

The Productive Earth

50 Maynard Rd
Sudbury

Tompkins Landscape & Irrigation

128 Main St
North Andover

Turf Logic

PO Box 1334
Shirley

Twin Pines Landscaping

PO Box 248
Wayland

Ultra Safe Pest Management Inc

1291 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston

United Remodeling

PO Box 35466
Brighton

W R Scanlon Inc

78 Fremont St
Needham Heights

Walnut Hill Contracting

PO Box 654
Natick

Watertown Landscaping Inc

67 Smith Pl
Cambridge

WHITMORE'S YARD CARE INC

656 Plymouth St
East Bridgewater

WJC Services

320 Central St
Rowley

WOLF HILL GARDEN CENTER

60 TURNPIKE RD
Ipswich

WSC Landscape Construction

P O BOX 2693
Framingham
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