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Tips for Choosing the Right Tick Control Company in the Hamptons

Tick Control Hamptons

Living in the Hamptons is like nowhere else. The region’s scenic beauty is unmatched anywhere. Its beaches are pristine, the locality supports a renowned wine industry, and its tourism draws visitors from around the world. Unfortunately, in this paradise, there is the threat of an annual tick infestation that cannot be ignored. Deer, beautiful, graceful, and prolific, are nevertheless unwitting hosts to deer tick parasites who not only spread Lyme disease but also lesser known diseases such as Powassan, Anaplasmosis, Babesiosis, and Ehrlichiosis. To prevent the spread of tick borne illnesses, many residents will search online for “tick control hamptons”. That is a fine start, but the only name they need in their cell phone contacts is Organically Green Horticultural Services. 

Ask your most discriminating friends and neighbors and they will recommend Organically Green for the most reliable tick control in the Hamptons. We offer effective organic and chemical spray programs designed to rout any potential infestations as well as to remediate an existing tick problem. Our goal: enable you, your family, and your guests to enjoy your property season after season. In addition our ISA-certified arborists provide horticultural services that include plant healthcare diagnostic consulting, monitoring, and tree root growth enhancement services.

Local residents should never be at a loss when locating the best local company that offers tick control. Hamptons residents who require excellence in customer service as well as a tick control program specifically designed to meet their needs, turn to the licensed professionals at Organically Green. Across the Island, as well as the North and South Forks, our company is known for our uncompromising attention to remediate our clients’ pest control needs. To request a tick control estimate, contact us today.

Planning Your Spring & Summer Tick Prevention Strategy

Tick Spraying Suffolk County

Many residents of Suffolk county assume that local authorities will spray common areas against potential tick infestations. However, tick spraying in Suffolk County by the municipality is not sufficient in scale nor continuous to effectively combat the spread of ticks in every neighborhood. With the constant threat of Lyme disease throughout Long Island’s East End, the best way to ensure your family’s safety outdoors is to mount your own annual Spring, Summer and Fall tick prevention program with the assistance of the pros at Organically Green.

The tick population begins to multiply rapidly at the onset of warmer weather and continues until temperatures drop to near freezing in the Fall. That’s why we suggest a monthly campaign beginning in March through the first week in December. Organically Green’s team of licensed professionals will assess your property, make recommendations (such as removing any piles of yard waste and/or leaf litter where ticks can breed), then apply your choice of preventative measures as your customized tick spraying in Suffolk county program specifically tailored to your requirements. 

It is important not to rely on local municipalities to control the spread of ticks in your neighborhood. Instead, to ensure a healthy and happy Spring, Summer, and Fall season enjoying outdoor activities, consult with our team now. In addition to effective tick spraying in Suffolk county to prevent infestations, Organically Green offers a range of horticultural services from our offices in the Hamptons, the North Fork, and across the County to the towns of Huntington and Oyster Bay. These services include plant health care services, deep root fertilization, tree/shrub spraying, and deer repellent services. Before the tick season hits full stride, we invite you to schedule your consultation with our professionals today. 

When Should I Call the Professionals For a Plant Diagnosis?

Call Professionals for Plant Diagnosis

When it comes to owning plants, you soon realize there can be a lot more involved than simply watering them every so often. In fact, the type of plant, as well as the environment that surrounds it can create a plethora of possibilities, which can determine whether they thrive or not.

With that said, there are several things that can happen during the lifespan of your plant. So how do you know if the issue is a DIY fix or requires a professional plant diagnosis? We’re going to outline 3 projects that you should at least get professional supervision, if not let the pros just do outright.

Choosing The Right Plants

There’s a bit more involved in choosing the right plants beyond “this looks nice”. People forget that plants are living things that must be able to thrive in its environment for everything to work out, otherwise it’s a waste of time and money. After all, your plant diagnosis starts with the plants you decide to own and nurture!

Taking Care of Your Trees

Contrary to what most think, trees require more than sunlight and oxygen. So when it comes to taking care of your trees – it’s essential to scope out your area to keep your house and property safe, while ensuring your trees are disease-free – that’s a task best left to the professionals.

Enhancing Your Soil

Your plants, trees and shrubs can only be as healthy as the soil they sit on top of. This means the majority of your plant’s needs come from one place, making it all the more important to have someone with experience in charge. 

There are plenty of DIY tricks you can use to ensure the health and wellbeing of your plants, but some things are simply cut out for professionals only. Think you may need a professional plant diagnosis? Feel free to contact one of our ISA-certified arborists to schedule an appointment today!

Professional Spotted Lanternfly & Beech Leaf Disease Treatment Services

Spotted Lanternfly & Beech Leaf Disease Treatment

Organically Green’s cutting-edge beech leaf and spotted lanternfly treatment services are specially designed to help Long Island residents alleviate a common, yet potentially devastating problem. To note, many Long Islanders are quick to assume that issues of this sort are ‘not serious’ and therefore, don’t require professional attention. While this may be correct in some cases, it does pose a relevant risk that just may not call for such gambling.

Organically Green’s Premium Spotted Lanternfly Treatment

In a perfect world, spotted lanternflies are treated proactively during the summer or early fall. This is accomplished by scrapping their eggs before they’re able to hatch – alleviating the issue before it hatches into one! A professional that knows what to look for will likely find the eggs on trees, rocks – even man-made objects such as lawn ornaments, which will be covered in a stick, wax-like substance. 

However, in most cases, you don’t realize you have a problem until your only option is to react. So in this case, you can have the ISA-certified Organically Green arborists employ their state-of-the-art chemical solutions. However, spotted lanternfly treatment isn’t always so cut and dry – you have to know what you’re looking for, determine what stage of the life cycle the spotted lanternflies are in and choose the appropriate remedy for the aforementioned situation. 

Top-Of-The-Line Beech Leaf Disease Treatment 

Beech leaf disease all starts from a microscopic worm – a disease that harms trees significantly. Discovered as late as 2012, beech leaf disease treatment has come a long way, however there is no finite treatment. Instead, the professionals at Organically Green can work to prevent this from happening in the first place. This is all the more reason to have us readily available, so we can spot and terminate tree-killing diseases before they take shape.

You can get started by contacting one of our professionals today, and we’ll be sure to get back to you as soon as possible!

How to Keep Your Plants Healthy During the Winter Months

Plant Healthcare Winter

The winter months represent some of the most trying times for plants. As a result, the horticultural professionals at Organically Green employ their cutting-edge plant healthcare tactics and strategies to help plants not only survive, but thrive all year round! However, while some more intensive efforts call for nothing short of a professional touch, there are some things you can do to be proactive.

Keep Your Plants Clean

It’s no secret that sunlight is scarce during the winter months. With that said, you’ll want to maximize any exposure your plants can get throughout the day – so the best thing you can do is to keep your plants clean. This means keeping leaves and debris away and keeping their leaves clean, so they can get as much from the sun as possible. In addition to potential light obstruction, plants can also endure suffocation-caused damage, which can affect their overall growth. Think of this like proactive plant healthcare.

Proper Watering is Key

Depending on the types of plant(s) you have, their need for water will vary. For instance, some plants require little-to-no water during winter seasons, while others require constant watering. However, when temperatures drop, the ground starts to freeze, making it harder for plants to extract water and nutrients from the soil they sit on. To combat this, make sure to water your plants (that need it) early in the morning and only when the temperature is above 40 degrees, otherwise your plants won’t be able to absorb the water anyway.

This is a great start for DIY plant healthcare, but all situations are unique. If you’re experiencing problems beyond these examples, consider contacting one of the plant healthcare experts at Organically Green. We have years of combined experience treating plants and gardens all year round. 

The Benefits of Tree and Shrub Fertilization

Tree and Shrub Fertilization

Fertilization shouldn’t end with your grass, as it is ideal for trees and shrubs as well. While your typical gardener might (wrongfully) overlook this integral step, it’s actually one of the best, most proactive measures you can take in ensuring the long-term health of your shrubs and trees. 

Proper shrub fertilization can help to stimulate growth and maintain long-term prosperity. In fact, fertilizers provide highly important nutrients that don’t only promote growth, but strength and resilience as well (this becomes important as the colder seasons approach). However, shrub and tree fertilization services aren’t the same as those of the grass variety and as a result, often require professional care. Variables such as timing, calculating the “root zone”, incorporating “smart snacks” and more are all vital factors in ensuring your trees and shrubs get the best care possible. 

We always recommend contacting a professional for shrub and tree fertilization services, but this is especially true if your garden has been subject to any kind of construction. This is the case because leftover rubble, or even common occurrences like leaf removal in the Fall can potentially disrupt the natural cycling of nutrients in your soil. If your soil is impacted, the plants and shrubs that sit upon them will almost certainly be too!

Compromising your soil, trees and shrubs simply isn’t worth the risk. That’s why you should consider contacting one of Organically Green’s ISA (International Society of Arboriculture)-certified professionals for cutting-edge shrub fertilization and tree fertilization services. We have the skills and resources to get to the “root” of the problem and find solutions sooner, rather than later.

Have a question or concern about shrub and tree fertilization? Be sure to contact us to keep your garden looking green. 

Your Fall Checklist For Long Island Tick and Mosquito Control

Long Island Tick and Mosquito Control

It’s all too common for Long Islanders to gain a false sense of security when it comes to ticks and mosquitoes once the weather starts cooling down. While mosquitos are less common during the fall, that doesn’t mean there isn’t a need for proactive Long Island Tick and mosquito control. Wondering why?

The truth is, proactive measures designed to prevent tick and mosquito infestations can be just as (if not more) effective than getting rid of them once they’re already here. So we’ve put together this Fall checklist, so you can stay one step ahead of these tiny pests.

Clean Out Any Outdoor Structures

Garages and sheds are great for keeping you organized, and even better for mosquitoes and rodents to thrive. Ensuring the interiors of these structures are cleaned and maintained is one less method for these pests to breed right under your nose.

Check For Potential Breeding Grounds

When your shed and/or garage is cleaned out, mosquitos will search for viable alternatives. Items like tarps, outdoor toys and containers (those that can hold excess water from rainfall) are like a safe haven for these pests. Be sure to drill holes in these containers, such as garbage cans and planters, to avoid unwanted company.

Prioritize Yard Maintenance

The more you stay on top of your yard, the fewer opportunities ticks and mosquitoes will have to get settled for the winter. Keeping grass short, weeds down, dead plants from sticking around and masses of leaves from forming are among some of the best, most proactive ways for keeping your home pest-free.

Contact The Experts At Organically Green

Organically Green is your source for cutting-edge Long Island Tick and Mosquito Control, year-round! Contact us today to schedule an appointment with one of our trained arborists, so you can prevent pests before it’s too late.

Why is Plant Health Care Important?

Plant Health Care

Plants, trees, and shrubs are only able to thrive as well as their local environment allows them to. Given all the exterior forces that can affect their ability to thrive, such as environmental stress, pests, and competition for nutrients – health-related issues are quite common. The many factors that can impact a plant’s health can also make diagnosing the actual cause of the problem difficult, creating a need for professional plant health care services.

A garden is so much more than a collection of plants for so many across Long Island. It represents their little oasis, a peaceful escape that beautifies their home and melts away stress. We at Organically Green perform our professional plant health care services to preserve and prolong the health of gardens across Long Island.

Before any action can be taken, we must first diagnose the cause of your plants’ declining health. After narrowing down the causes, we can then start implementing our cutting-edge, organic methods that work to treat your foliage based on their specific needs – no cookie cutter practices here! From here, we monitor the effects of our efforts to confirm the validity of our diagnosis and ensure that your plants can continue to live without complications.

Investing in state-of-the-art plant health care services means employing custom solutions to ensure the short and long-term prosperity of your personal oasis. It’s best not to assume, which is why we don’t take any chances during our diagnostic process. Contact one of our expert arborists to identify and treat any issues your plants may be having.