How Wood Chips Can Keep Ticks Out Of Your Yard

The Winter of 2019-2020 as been on the mild side for those of us in North East America. We are not the only ones enjoying the lack of freezing temperatures, you guessed it, so are the ticks. Mild Winters allow the ticks to emerge earlier, and in more prolific numbers. For those of us that have pets, or spend lots … 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

A Better Way To Clean Your RoofCall 203-767-2134 for more information When you think of the roof of your home you probably think of the durable shingles that protect you from the elements. Indeed they are made to withstand beating sun, driving rains, and in the northeast both snow and ice. Due to their toughness many homeowners think the best … 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