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The Organic Soil Solutions website disappeared recently, soil biology continues to baffle the experts and organic lawns keep us guessing… Mysterious Missing Website Our web site disappeared from the internet recently and I learned that, without the file, it existed only in the cloud. There was no way to find a copy of yesterday’s version

We’d like to thank all of our Organic Soil Solutions customers for signing up for our program this year. Many of you received the first application of organic soy-based fertilizer. Winter snuck by us like a whisper and now spring is creeping out from its thin shadow. I can’t wait to see what the summer

This is our 10th year providing organic lawn care to the Boston area community. When we began at Organic Soil Solutions in 2003, my now 13 year old wise guy was treating me like a rock star whenever I walked through the door. My never to be seen 19 year old college kid was my

Organic Soil Solutions had a fantastic 2011 season. Our crew helped make some of the lushest organic lawns yet. Here’s what some of our customers had to say: “All is fine with our lawn…the end-of-summer slice seeding was very effective, and we now have a green, lush lawn.” -Kathy C. “I just was planting my

We are in the midst of an organic movement – organic food, organic farms, organic lotions, organic bedding, organic everything! But, little do people know that everything organic must start with healthy, organic soil. An article from The New Ecologist called “Top 10 Reasons To Buy Organic Products For Your Home” goes on to state,

A little wild in the landscape is a beautiful thing. The birds need a place to nestle, the squirrels to rustle and the bunnies to hide. I need an area to throw some sticks and yard debris. My young son was helping me in a yard of lollipop trees and immaculate swales of mulch a

I spoke to an irrigation guy today. When people build a new house, he suggests investing in soil rather than irrigation systems. With a foot of good top soil you probably won’t need to add much water. Most new homes have a few inches of topsoil and need watering more often than we would like,

We recently slice seeded and added the early fall fertilizer to our customers’ lawns. We’ve been working to improve the soil through the year, and now is the time when we can really make things happen. We want everyone’s lawn to sing. A thick, healthy lawn in October will be tough to beat in the

It’s been great to see our newly seeded lawn doing so well. Actually, we’re stunned. It was seeded in April with our custom mix of tillering tall fescues and other types of seeds. We expected the lawn to come in decent but succumb to the pressures of heat and crab grass as the summer wore

Some people think organic lawn care is boring, but Mike Murray, lawn detective, knows otherwise… Case #1 – The Dead Spot A recent case involved a persistent dead spot in someone’s front lawn. The home owner had replaced the sod in that area several years in a row and couldn’t figure out why it died