Category Archives: environment

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:

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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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Dover’s 2015 Turf Season – Organic Spaces

We have some good news regarding this year’s turf maintenance bid. Two of the city owned spaces will be treated organically. Lower Henry Law Park and Sullivan Drive ball field are to be maintained by Go Green Landscaping Inc. This … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the Dover School District

Saturday, May 2, 2015 Dear Dover Parents and Educators, A recent report by CBS Los Angeles details the changes being made in school policy regarding pesticide use in the Los Angeles Unified School District by California Safe Schools. Currently in … Continue reading

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