The Best Way To Handle Pests: Integrated Pest Management

Pests in your house or around your yard are some of the most annoying and frustrating parts of being a homeowner in New York. So how can you keep pests out of your house and your lawn? The best, most environmentally-friendly, and most cost-effective way of dealing with unwanted animals and insects is integrated pest management or IPM. Keep reading to find out more information about the benefits of this management practice and how it works! 

Sooty Mold in Southeast New York, Causes, Prevention, And Treatment

Out of all the fungal diseases, your Southeast New York trees and shrubs can contract, sooty mold is one of the worst looking. And while it doesn’t usually harm the health of your plants, the fungus can impair their function and severely damage their appearance. Learn everything there is to know about this unsightly diseases and how a tree and shrub care program like the one Griffin Organics offers can help keep your trees healthy, strong and disease-free.

Trimming and Pruning Your New York Trees And Shrubs

Keeping the growth of your trees and shrubs in check is one of the most important maintenance steps for lawn and garden care for New York. Although you may be tempted to skip this crucial step, trimming your plants will not only keep your trees and shrubs in the shape that you prefer but will also improve their health and growth in future seasons. Here are a few tips on the best ways to trim and prune your trees.

Does Your Lawn Need Core Aeration and Overseeding?

Does your New York yard have large thin or bare patches? Have you noticed that the soil on your lawn is dry and spongy? It might be time to think about core aeration and overseeding for your lawn, and the professionals at Griffin Organics have all the tools and experience needed to help keep your lawn healthy and looking its best. 

Learn the Ins and Outs of Soil Testing & Why You Need One

When faced with lawn problems, it’s important to determine the cause of your issues before wasting time and money. At Griffin Organics, we recommend starting with a complete lawn analysis through soil testing. The soil test will tell us your soil’s pH level, organic matter, nutrient contents, and soluble salts. Once the soil test results are returned, we can adjust one of our two lawn care programs to meet your lawn’s specific needs.

Scents that Attract and Repel Mosquitoes You Can Use to Your Advantage

Do you ever feel like you are the one who always gets bits my mosquitoes? It is true, mosquitoes pick and choose, but this doesn’t mean that person has to be you. Like humans, mosquitoes like and dislike certain scents, and once you know what those scents are, you can either obtain them or prevent them. Here are several tips for ensuring you are not the scent they prefer.

6 Reasons Organic Lawn Care Is The Better Option

From the reduced use of chemicals to the improved health of your lawn, there are many benefits to opting for a more eco-friendly approach to lawn care this summer. Here’s why organic lawn care is the way to go.

Be On The Lookout For Maple Decline This Summer

Maple decline causes our beloved trees to whither and will slowly die if left untreated. Here’s what you need to know about this common affliction and how to treat it.

How To Achieve Healthy Trees and Shrubs Without Chemicals

When your trees and shrubs are under attack from pests or disease, you want to help them! For many of us, the thought of using harsh pesticides makes our stomach churn. Thankfully, there’s an environmentally-friendly solution: integrated pest management. Keep your trees and shrubs healthy – without harming the environment!

How To Identify, Treat, And Prevent Common Lawn Diseases This Spring

Have you noticed bare or brown patches, thinned out grass, or a strange growth in your grass? Your lawn may have a disease. Learn how to identify and treat common lawn diseases with a fungicide treatment from Griffin Organics.