Greenwise Blog

Tips on Maintaining Your Lawn and Landscape Organically

Learn About Organic Lawn Care & Landscaping

How Does Clover Benefit Your Lawn?

Why Clover Is a Good Thing In the world of organic lawn care, we generally view clover as a beneficial turf cover, but we fully understand that you might not want clover in your yard. Fortunately, we have the tools to successfully get rid of clover – safely and...

Greenwise Guide to Summer Weeds

Summer weeds, like most weeds, know a weakling when they see one. In the world of lawns and garden beds, weaklings are those bare spots or areas deprived of nutrition or simply a victim of poor irrigation. Weeds are extremely opportunistic and greedy, so they will...

Four Simple Factors Determine The Health of Your Lawn

Creating a safe lawn is not complicated! Take a look at the four factors you want to consider in determining how healthy and safe your lawn is for you, your family and pets, and our environment. 1. Good Soil Building healthy soil is at the heart of organic lawn care....

Safley Keep Your Pets Free From Fleas & Ticks

How Do You Safely Protect Your Pets from Fleas and Ticks? You might be diligent about not having chemicals on your lawn, but do you think twice about the chemicals in your pet’s flea or tick treatment? If we think of it at all, many of us probably assume these...

You Love Your Dog, but is Your Yard Safe for Your Pooch?

DON’T YOU WANT YOUR CHILDREN AND DOG TO HAVE A SAFE LAWN? Dogs Are at Risk with Chemically Treated Lawns Dogs live in the yard much differently than we do. You and I sitting on the back patio is not the same as our dog rolling around in the grass. That’s why dogs are...

Protecting Our Homes From Flooding Disasters

Landscaping is rarely a priority when you have kids and dogs running around. That’s been true for Marty and Nancy, too. Until they just couldn’t take the flooding anymore, and for them, the flooding they experienced this past spring was the last straw. “My son is 5’11...

Exploring Native Gardens in our Pesticide-Free Parks

TRAHAN PARK’S NATIVE GARDEN Walking past gardens is one of the joys of a daily walk. In our neighborhood, we get to enjoy a gorgeous native garden in our local Pesticide-Free park. On your many walks during Covid, I hope you’ve been lucky enough to see the fruits of...

The Six Steps of Fertilizing

The following six steps detail the organic fertilization process that Greenwise uses. These are the ideal steps to fertilize your lawn! 1st Step: Awaken (Early Spring) Awaken is our first fertilization step of the spring and our earliest turf care service of the...

Going on Vacation? Remember These 7 Helpful Landscaping Tips

KEEP YOUR LAWN LOOKING LIKE YOU NEVER LEFT! Going on vacation can be hectic, but don’t forget to take the time to ensure your home looks cared for. Following these 7 helpful landscaping tips will give you the peace of mind you deserve to fully enjoy your much-needed...

Help Conserve Water by Creating a Rain Garden or Dry Creek Bed

Rain Gardens: Answering the Rallying Cry, “Slow it, spread it, sink it!” With climate change, we are seeing more rain coming at one time, more massive storms, more extended storms, and more frequent storms. Damage to homes and landscapes is increasing and it demands...

Greenwise Goes Electric!

ELECTRIC MOWERS BENEFIT THE ENVIRONMENT & ARE QUIETER FOR OUR WORKERS AND YOU! Greenwise Goes Electric! Greenwise Organic Lawn Care couldn’t be more excited and proud to announce that we are piloting our first electric maintenance route this spring! Lightening Our...

Permeable Pavers Benefit Your Property and Our Environment

PERMEABLE DRIVEWAY Thinking about installing a new patio, sidewalk, or driveway? You’d be doing yourself and your community a big favor by considering permeable pavers. As you might expect from its name, permeable pavers make it easy for water to drain through or...

Designing Landscapes with an Eye for Beauty & Sustainability

SUSTAINABILITY IS A CORE VALUE WHEN WE DESIGN YOUR BEAUTIFUL LANDSCAPES! When you hear the name Greenwise, you probably know our lawn care program is 100% safe and organic, but how much do you know about our landscape design? Did you know our design team features...

The ABC’s of Pruning: When and How to Prune to Get the Best Results

LEARN HOW TO PRUNE YOUR SHRUBS AND TREES Pruning seems like a no-brainer until you have your shears in hand and are standing in front of your shrub or tree and you aren’t so sure where to start and more importantly, where to end! Here we offer some simple tips for...

Interested in Our Services?

Request a Quote!

Send us an email or give us a call and we’ll get back to you soon