We have all been staying at home more often than we’ve wanted and many of us unfortunately are having stay-cations this year to stay safe.More than likely you’ve examined every inch of your indoor and outdoor spaces to see what improvements could be made for your enjoyment. Who wouldn’t want an ideal space to embrace, to…

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Enjoy the outdoors without fear Don’t be surprised if you have seen a mosquito even though it’s April, they are generally active from April through October.  Since the weather is warming up, it is time to protect yourself from mosquitos and ticks. According to a recent 3 part series presentation at the Locust Valley Library…

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The dialogue that goes on in Nature occurs throughout the seasons mostly without our direct involvement, but April may very well be a wonderful time to interject a hearty ‘Thank You.’  Thanks for Spring returning to give us warmer temperatures, longer days, stronger sunlight and a glimpse of the Summer to come.  This year Arbor…

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Mike Sperber of Nature’s Guardian Inc Are your trees ready for the next storm?  High winds, heavy rain and snow can be devastating for trees especially stressed ones. Good tree pruning can help prevent future storm damage.  During a storm, tree branches can break or trees can uproot.  Lives can be at risk and property damage…

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Mike Sperber of Nature’s Guardian Inc. Did you know that proper landscape design can lower your energy bills? Solar heat absorbed through windows and roofs can increase cooling costs, and incorporating shade from landscaping elements can help reduce this solar heat gain. Trees are available in the appropriate sizes, densities, and shapes for almost any…

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Mike Sperber of Nature’s Guardian Inc. Hardscapes consists of the non-living elements of landscaping, such as a brick patio, a stone wall, decks or a arbors or pergolas walkways. also include water features, like ponds and fountains. Softscapes are live horticultural elements that are fluid and changing as they mature. Softscaping can include, flowers, plants, shrubs, trees,…

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Mike Sperber of Nature’s Guardian Inc To provide proper landscape care for your property it is important to evaluate your properties eco-system. There are factors to manage such as soil, flora and fauna as well as climate conditions to be able to allow for optimum plant growth.   Nature’s Guardian in committed to nurturing your landscape…

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Extended periods of cool wet weather can result in red thread lawn disease caused by the lawn fungus Laetisaria fuciformis. This lawn disease inflicts its most damage during mid- to late spring and late summer to early fall. The fungi live in the soil and thatch layer and feed off the grass by drawing nutrients…

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Mike Sperber, President of Nature’s Guardian Inc.  The Southern Pine Beetle is a bark beetle that infests pine trees. The beetle is the size of a grain of rice and red brown in color. They are generally found in southern states and have always been the most destructive pests of southern pine forests.  In recent…

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