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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 »

It’s a pretty common concern we hear from homeowners. They want to know if we have the best quality hydroseed because they have seen freshly hydroseeded lawns flush with weeds. Any turf grass seed – whether bags or hydroseed bales – will have a small percentage of inert matter (which can be weeds or chaff).… Read More »

There is perhaps nothing more spectacular than the display of flowering trees and shrubs in New Hampshire in springtime. For six weeks, Mother Nature’s “fireworks of flowers” continues its dramatic seasonal color shows. And then, come mid-June it all stops. Most of the flowering trees and shrubs used in New Hampshire landscapes are spring flowering… Read More »

Did you know that those brilliant fall colors you see have actually been in the leaves all summer? It’s true. They were hiding behind the chlorophyll. As fall approaches, the chlorophyll begins to break down to reveal the true pigment of the leaf. The brightest colors occur when late summer is dry and autumn has… 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 »

As one of the largest landscaping companies in southern New Hampshire, we plant whole lot of nursery stock. It’s important to us that we are using plant plants that will perform well in this climate. Very often these are commercial properties where the soil and water conditions are less than favorable and often exposed to… 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 »