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Drought conditions in New Hampshire are not as uncommon as you might think. Eleven out of the last twenty years have seen rainfall totals anywhere between 10%-24% below normal. 2000-2003 saw the longest standing drought; the drought of 2016 the most severe since the 1960’s. The summer of 2020 has seen moderate drought conditions since… Read More »

Among other things, 2020 may well be remembered as “the year of the chipmunk.” For some reason there is an abundance of them this year. Let’s just get this out of the way right up front: Chipmunks are cute. They scurry around, sit on rocks with their cheeks full of acorns and chide cats with… Read More »

Did you know that Groundhog Landscaping offers pest control services? No we don’t spray for ants or cockroaches – but our sister company, Groundhog Turf Care, is very much involved with Plant Health Care – which you could call “pest control services for trees and shrubs.” Since 2014, Groundhog Turf Care has been the follow-up… Read More »

Weeding your garden or flower beds can seem like an overwhelming task. You need the right weapons and the right strategy to win the “war of the weeds.” At Groundhog Landscaping, we are seasoned veterans in winning this war and would like to share some garden weeding tips with you. First, gather your weapons: Pitchfork… Read More »

The answer to the question “when is the best time to plant a tree” is 10 years ago; the second best time to plant a tree is today! Since it takes time for trees to mature and add value to the landscape – and sooner is better than later – here are a few tips… Read More »

You probably never think about your lawn irrigation system. It quietly waters the grass every day keeping it lush and green – freeing you up to do what you want to do instead of moving hoses and sprinklers. An automatic lawn irrigation system is by far the best investment you can make in your landscape.… Read More »

As you already know, this Groundhog doesn’t hibernate! We are busier than beavers in the wintertime, removing snow for our commercial clients. We look forward to seeing all of our residential clients in the spring time, so we encourage them to be safe during the winter season. Last winter, we gave you some tips on… Read More »

Here comes the snow! After the unexpected snow storm we had at the end of October, New Englanders know that it’s never too early to begin preparing for winter snow storms! Like it or not, winter and NH snow storms are inevitable. Right now, the final leaves are falling from the trees and the air… Read More »