Landscape Design & Construction: How it Works

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Landscape Design & Construction: How it Works By Mark Hogan, MCLP, NHCLP Design Construction Manager, PLTS The advice I received early in my career was to find your passion and follow your heart. For me that has always involved working with the Natural World. I started work on a vegetable and apple farm. I worked  […]

Featured in U.S. News!

Did you know that Piscataqua Landscaping & Tree Service’s team of tree care professionals are recognized experts in the industry? In fact, our Tree and Plant Health Care Manager Chris Kemp was recently featured in a U.S. News article about the challenges of winter landscape care. Click here to read the entire article. Whether you […]

How To Care For Your Trees During the Winter Months

How To Care for Your Trees During the Winter Months

It’s common for people to take their minds off their landscapes during the winter months. At Piscataqua Landscaping & Tree Service, we know that trees, shrubs, and turf, are living things and to help them thrive, they require the appropriate attention at different intervals throughout a four-season climate. With the winter months upon us, it’s […]

Landscape Lighting: How to Save Energy Costs.

Landscape designers have long considered low-voltage landscape lighting to be an essential part of any residential or commercial landscape design. A well-designed, professionally installed lighting plan compliments any home or business by adding beauty, usability, safety, security, and a dramatic visual effect. Not to mention, it adds value to any property. These days, great outdoor […]

When is the Right Time to Plant Grass?

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If you want a thicker lawn and you live in New Hampshire, Maine, or elsewhere in New England, Fall is the time to plant grass.  If you’re thinking Spring makes more sense, we get it. Warmer days seem like the right time to plant grass seed, but in the Spring–especially early Spring–although the days are […]

Piscataqua Landscaping & Tree Service Acquires Labrie Associates

PLTS Acquires Labrie Associates

Piscataqua Landscaping & Tree Service is proud to announce the acquisition of Design & Landscapes by Labrie Associates based out of North Hampton, New Hampshire, making it our third location. This expansion of a seacoast New Hampshire location will enable us to provide even greater services to our seacoast clients.

What is Plant Health Care, Anyway?

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To answer this question, we sat down with Chris Kemp, our Tree & Plant Health Care Manager. Chris has been caring for trees and plants for over thirty years. He is a Certified Arborist, is certified by the International Association of Arboriculture (ISA), has a Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ), and is a member and […]

Your Trees are Talking

How to take proper care and apply preventative treatment to the trees on your property. After a long winter, we all celebrate the much awaited spring thaw and the relief that it brings. And, while late winter and early spring are generally a time of rebirth, for some evergreens, this time of year can be deadly. […]

The Time Is Now For Plant Planning

One of the positive outcomes of the pandemic is that Covid-19 spurred a return of the everyday gardener. Greenhouses across the country experienced an increase in sales and activity from first-time gardeners who were stuck at home and spending more time in their yards, over these past two years. And while this has been good […]

Seasonal Tip: All About Winter Desiccation

Winter desiccation is a common type of winter injury that occurs when the amount of water lost by foliage exceeds the amount picked up by the roots. During winter months photosynthetic processes are slowed, but evergreens continue to lose water at a higher rate than deciduous trees, through their needles and to a lesser extent […]