How Wood Chips Can Keep Ticks Out Of Your Yard

Ticks love wooded areas. Does your yard border them? If so that is where you will put the wood chips. If no one will see the area you may not have to worry about aesthetics. If you want it to look presentable you should have the wood chip barrier be uniform in height and width. I like to recommend 3′ … Read More

Where To Buy Bagged Organic Compost? | The Little Compost Co

Compost is the lifeblood of all plants; from your African Violets to world record pumpkins, compost is what helps them all thrive. It is natures fertilizer, stemming from the breakdown of organic materials on the forest floor. Leaves, twigs, insects, and other organic debris accumulate and are broken down by a mix of tiny creatures, bacterias, and fungi – the … Read More

Roof Cleaning | Why Soft Washing Is Better Than Pressure Washing

Soft Washing a roof involves lightly spraying the surface with an eco friendly cleaning agent, and then rinsing it off along with the debris. Watch the moss, lichens, and molds wash right off! Soft washing avoids the damaging effects of pressure washing. Water is lightly sprayed on the surface mitigating abrasion and extending the life of the roof. Soft washing … Read More

When Central Park Needs Topsoil They Call Grillo

When Central Park needs topsoil they demand the best, for that reason they looked beyond the Big Apple and had us bring our topsoil all the way from Milford, CT. We are proud that our Topsoil is being used to enrich the landscape of such a beautiful place.  

Dark Brown (Walnut Mulch)

At the request of many customers we have added a new color to our Mulch collection and it’s Grillo Walnut Mulch. Walnut is a rich, dark brown color, shredded very finely to make for easy spreading. Walnut Mulch offers a nice alternative for those looking for a very dark mulch but don’t want to go as dark as black mulch. … Read More

Soil Health, Human Health and Planetary Health

This is a great speech. The word is Humus (pronounced Hue-Miss) Learn all about Humus, the layer of soil essential for healthy food production which is being gradually depleted by unsustainable farming practices. Graeme Sait a lifelong human and soil health educator explains how 467 billion tonnes of carbon has been released from the soil into the atmosphere, and that … Read More

Humus (compost) – the essential ingredient: Graeme Sait at TEDxNoosa

Learn all about Humus, the layer of soil essential for healthy food production which is being gradually depleted by unsustainable farming practices. Graeme Sait a lifelong human and soil health educator explains how 467 billion tonnes of carbon has been released from the soil into the atmosphere, and that we urgently need to return that carbon to the soil, and start replenishing the humus in order to reverse the impact.

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)

Shrub Trimming- The Basics

One of my favorite things about well-kept landscapes and gardens are healthy shrubs. I think that in many aspects, homeowners and landscapers forget about the shrubs- like they’re a plant and go, leave alone part of landscaping, which couldn’t be furthest from the truth. To make your landscape a cut above the rest, knowing how to trim your shrubs properly … Read More

Aerial View Of Our Milford, CT Composting Site

Piles of mulch, endless rows of organic waste. This is a little picture of a big operation. If you have ever wondered where your leaves end up this is a pretty safe bet. They start as long rows of fresh leaves, and in about a year end up beautiful organic compost. Our 20 acre compost facility is located in Milford, … Read More