PLANTS ARE PRETTY SMART, TOO

Organic Soil Solutions

I look forward to the spring when I can see all the activity in our yard.  We try to select plants that attract the bunnies, butterflies, bees and birds.  The animals need the plants and the plants need the life in the soil. New research shows that plants are more actively intelligent than we thought. …

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LAWN CARE PROPOSAL FOR 2018

Organic Soil Solutions

I have hope.  My knees were just replaced and I am looking forward to getting back into the field, spreading organic fertilizer, feeding the soil and making the grass grow. Learning about the soil has been an interest of mine for many years.  Improving the soil is what we do.  Getting out and seeing things…

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SLICE SEEDING & FERTILIZER

Organic Soil Solutions

Dear Organic Soil Solutions customer: Today we slice seeded and added the early fall fertilizer to your lawn.  We’ve been working to improve the soil through the year, and now is the time when we can really make things happen.  After all the heat of the summer, we want your lawn looking its best in the fall. …

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A Quick Note

Organic Soil Solutions

Everywhere I go, I’m held up in traffic because crews are working on the roads or cutting trees. I guess this is the time to do those projects. We have been crazy busy through the spring seeding and fertilizing. Now we have the time to do things besides lawns. We can clear out overgrown areas…

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Microbial Foods and Biology

Organic Soil Solutions

Dear Organic Soil Solutions customer: Today, we applied microbial foods and biology to the soil that supports your lawn.  The soil is a living breathing place with air, water and billions of micro-organisms breaking things down and building things up. I am amazed.  A few weeks ago the flower beds behind my house were leaves and stubble. …

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Don’t Forget Your Roots!

Organic Soil Solutions

To make it through the rigors of summer and lead a happy, healthy life your lawn needs roots that are deep and strong. When other lawns are gasping for a cool drink, your lawn will be pulling moisture from 6 inches beneath the surface because you watered long and infrequently. Many towns now restrict watering…

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Angie’s List Super Service Award

Organic Soil Solutions

We are proud to receive the Angle’s List Super Service Award or the 4th year in a row.  It is particularly gratifying because all our reviews on Angie’s List are totally unsolicited.  Thanks to those individuals who appreciated our service and wrote to Angie’s List about it.  And we’ll try hard to maintain our high standards. …

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Permeable Pavers Solution

Organic Soil Solutions

When my asphalt driveway was cracking a few years back, I called 3 paving companies to give quotes on repairing or replacing it.  No one returned my call.  Frustrated, I had the Organic Soil Solutions crew tear it up and lay down crusher run, a dense grade aggregate that compacts well, but allows the water to seep…

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Time for Fall Cleanup

Organic Soil Solutions

Here is a note we provided to all of our 2015 lawn care customers… Dear Organic Soil Solutions customer: Your final 2015 Organic Soil Solutions treatment was applied today. Thanks for having us care for your lawn organically this year. We hope you’ll have us back in 2016, our 13th year owning the business. Humates and kelp improve…

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Slice Seeding and Fertilizer for Fall

Organic Soil Solutions

Before fall begins, we slice seed and core aerate our lawns. We also apply early fall fertilizer because…the better the soil, the better the seed will do. The crab grass is dying, the cicadas are making a racket and the goldenrod is blooming. These are signs I used to dread when it meant going back…

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