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Controlling & Preventing Springtime Dandelions

Whenever Spring decides to actually show up this year, your yard may turn from green to yellow within a couple of days. It may feel like the end of the world… or at least the end of your home’s curb appeal. For everyone who loves a barefoot lawn and the attractive appearance of a deep […]

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2016 Photo Contest Results

Thank you to all who participated! We’re extremely pleased with the results for the 2016 photo contest! It was an exciting race to the very end. We received many beautiful pictures throughout the year. It definitely would not have been possible without the help of our community voting! So, thank you all for participating. Congratulations […]

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Green Giant Lawn Care Announces $1,000 Gift Certificate Photo Contest Winner

Fleetwood, PA (10, February 2017) – Green Giant Lawn and Tree Care announces the $1,000 Grand Prize winner of the 2016 photo contest. Glenn and Mallory Kercher of Reading, Pennsylvania won the End-of-Year contest with the same image that previously won them first place and a $100 gift certificate in March. Beginning in March 2016, […]

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Lawn Recovery with Aeration and Seeding

Every year many lawns are damaged due to harsh winters.  Several things can happen when the weather gets colder and snow is involved. Snow Mold, rodent foraging and even pedestrian traffic can create damages. Correcting this damage should happen as soon as possible so your lawn can recover before crabgrass and weeds start growing.  While […]

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Spring Fertilization: Food for Your Trees, Shrubs, and Roots

As the Winter subsides and Spring approaches, it reminds us of your plants needs.  Your beloved trees and shrubs took a beating throughout the harsh winter. It is amazing that your plants, which cannot be moved inside, can withstand the extreme cold and snow. After surviving a harsh winter, they deserve your love and attention. […]

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Crabgrass – Early Spring Lawn Care Tips

Its starts out very inconspicuously, little green leaves poking through the soil but, as the weather warms, the crabgrass plant quickly develops into a very large, disruptive weed.  The best control is to prevent as many of the seeds from emerging as possible.  This is done in the late winter or early spring. The seeds were […]

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Autumn Leaves and Your Lawn’s Health

While it may be hard to believe, it’s that time of year again! Nature has turned the hardwood trees throughout the Northeast into a brilliant display of warm, autumn color. The trees begin to prepare for winter by shedding their leaves and hardening off the tender twigs to withstand the upcoming winter weather. How the […]

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Lawn Disease: Is that Cotton Candy on my Lawn?

Spring can be a very inconsistent season. Some days are warm and beautiful and some days are wet, cool, and dreary. Lawns are especially susceptible to all sorts of pests in Spring, including fungus and disease. Two such fungi are known as “Red Thread” and “Pink Patch.” Both appear as irregularly-shaped patches in the lawn. […]

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Why Fertilization Is More Important Than Ever

Why Fertilization Is More Important Than Ever The lawns and landscapes throughout our area have come out of a brutal winter with above-normal stress levels. The cold temperatures and high amounts of snow created very unfavorable conditions for plant material, and the effects of the winter are lingering into the spring growing season. The winter […]

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Will Your Plants Survive the Winter?

Right now, a lot of us are longing for the sight of green grass and pretty flowers. It’s all right there; it’s just sitting under a lot of snow and ice. The plants are just waiting for the opportunity to begin their renewal process that happens every spring. Even with all the snow we’ve had […]

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