Category Archives: environment

Six Trees To Grow For Birds

By Catherine Greenleaf In the United States, natural habitat is shrinking by millions of acres each year, making our backyards the last line of defense for birds. But you can help birds and other wildlife by planting native trees. Don’t … Continue reading

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Gas Leaf Blower Noise & Pollution

A Quality Of Life And Public Health Issue I live on a charming cul de sac in South Dover. We purchased our home last April, and I feel privileged to live in such a nice neighborhood with friendly people in … Continue reading

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Pollinators Need Your Help

Some uninformed people think that all insects are bad and need to be controlled. On the contrary, insects and other pollinators are an extremely important part of our planet’s ecosystem. The vast majority of insects are beneficial. Insects form the … Continue reading

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Lyme, Tickborne Diseases And Pesticides

Lyme disease is a serious infection that can be transmitted by the bite of Ixodes scapularis – more commonly known as the black-legged deer tick. Borrelia burgdorferi, the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, was discovered in the early 1980’s in Old … Continue reading

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FREE Lawn Care Workshop

DoverNHFlyer 3.31.16. Watch the entire workshop posted on the City’s website, here: https://dovernh.viebit.com/vod/?v=h2ATycZbZMwc&s=true

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Create a Beautiful Organic Lawn This Fall

Fall will be here before you know it, and it happens to be the ideal time to switch to organic lawn care. Once you get your lawn established, it will save money, time and resources in addition to the obvious … Continue reading

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Show Your Lawn Some Love

Stardate: May 2015. The small lawn area in front of our rental had seen better days. Previous damage had left bare spots that would normally fill in with crabgrass, but didn’t as quickly due to a dry spell. In short, … Continue reading

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