Winter Protection

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New England winters can be particularly brutal. Extreme cold coupled with dry and/or frozen ground can create a hostile environment for your shrubs. Even though winter temperatures are cold, winter sun can still dry plants out just like in the summer. The combination of sun, cold wind, and frozen ground takes a damaging toll on shrubs. A shrub wrap or shrub tie can prevent damage before it happens. Take a look below for descriptions of each winter protection option we offer!

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Shrub Wrap

This service benefits boxwoods, yews, arborvitaes, and other evergreen shrubs. Wrapping up your shrubs in burlap helps protect them during a long, cold winter. Burlap protects your shrubs from deer who love to feed on evergreens and the damage of road salt. Don’t let your shrubs be eaten or salted!

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The arborvitae above is splayed in two. If this tree had been tied up, this could have been prevented.

Shrub Tie

Have you ever had shrubs bend or break due to an accumulation of snow? Shrub ties can be added without covering their evergreen foliage by wrapping the inside branches with jute twine. This process will help keep them from splaying open after a snow or ice storm. This service helps weak wooded shrubs stand up to snow loads that slide off roofs crushing them.
Prevent damage before it happens!

Ready for Evergreen Winter Protection?

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Garrick-Santo Landscape Co.

110 Eames Street Wilmington, MA 01887
160 Eastern Ave, Malden, MA, 02148

Proudly serving North Suburban Boston, North Shore, Merrimack Valley, Metro West since 1981


This includes the following cities & towns: Amesbury, Andover, Arlington, Bedford, Belmont, Beverly, Burlington, Cambridge, Charlestown, Chelmsford, Chelsea, Danvers, Essex, Everett, Gloucester, Lexington, Lowell, Lynn, Lynnfield, Malden, Marblehead, Medford, Melrose, Newburyport, North Reading, Peabody, Reading, Revere, Rockport, Salem, Saugus, Somerville, Stoneham, Tewksbury, Wakefield, Waltham, Wilmington, Winchester, Woburn.