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Harrington Organic Landcare

Harrington's Organic Land Care

At Harrington’s Organic Lawn Care, we are committed to creating a safer, healthier, greener environment. Since 1987, we have created landscapes that are naturally healthy and self-sustaining. Using our expertise and top-of-the-line organic products, we provide clients with lush green lawns and plants without relying on harsh chemicals or constant fertilization. We take a proactive approach to plant healthcare by enhancing plants’ natural health and resistance to pests. This approach minimizes the use of chemicals over time.

Our emphasis on plant health is linked to our higher purpose: To make our clients’ landscapes a positive element, contributing to their health and to the quality of the environment as a whole. We believe organiculture is more than just replacing harsher elements with non-chemicals or inexpensive waste products like biosolids.
As professionals, we actively research and collaborate with organic and soil industry experts. We incorporate this knowledge into our existing programs, making it possible for us to offer services and products that are consistently cutting edge and effective.

Our family-owned business has its roots in Connecticut’s Farmington Valley. We are well known to our neighbors, who often are also our clients. Within our locale we provide both quality products and service. Beyond our immediate service area we offer the finest in organic lawn care products and expert guidance for their use. Part of our ability to grow is our individual commitment to each of our clients. Often our clients are so pleased with our work that they recommend us to their friends and relatives.

Organic lawn care is safe for kids and pets!

Our Commitment to Our Customers

  • We use only the finest, safest organic materials and techniques available.
  • When it is essential to use chemicals, we do so sparingly, as one might use medicines for a certain ailment.
  • We make sure we keep up to date with the latest information and pass it on, as an important service to our clients.
  • We are readily available to answer any questions our clients may have.
  • We value our clients and depend on their satisfaction. We consistently work above the expectations of our clients to preserve and beautify their landscape so it will be a source of pride and enjoyment for years to come.

Accredited by the Soil Food Web laboratories and personally recommended by Dr. Elaine Ingham, Todd has revolutionized the understanding of soil and grass. He has co-authored the nation’s first organic lawn care standards and travels the world as a soil consultant.

Todd Harrington is the president and owner of Harrington’s Organic Land Care, an organic proactive lawn, tree and shrub care business founded in 1987 as “Organicare”. With Todd’s extensive knowledge, love of plants and dedication to the Green Industry, Todd has grown Harrington’s to a customer base of 2,000 commercial and residential customers around the Hartford area and beyond. He is a true forerunner in the industry, passionately trying to preserve and protect the landscapes and the environment through the use of organics.

As a Tree Care Company “Organicare” back in the early 90′s Todd noticed that his customers with “perfect” chemically treated lawns whose trees were not responding to his organic soil amendments, he expanded his organic soil amendment program for trees and shrubs to include an organic lawn care program as an alternative to chemically based ones. Harrington’s Organic Land Care was the first completely organic lawn care program in the Hartford area.

As vice president and founder of Sustainable Growth Inc., Todd traveled to Turkey to consult with apple orchard owners about organically managing their orchards with compost tea. Working with Arborjet, he also has traveled to Abu Dhabi and Dubia in the United Arab Emirates to consult with the crown prince to help solve a major insect problems in their date palm orchards. He has also been consulting with many other companies around the country helping people and companies transition from chemical to sustainable methods.

His newest endeavor is running his lab, selling organic products, and consulting for other commercial landscaping, nurseries, golf courses and farm operations. His company Harrington’s Organic Land Care has over 25 years experience in organic and sustainable plant care, specializing in the manufacturing and applying of compost extract, compost teas and compost. “We custom build compost tea extractors, brewers and spray equipment. Our passion from day one has been educating and teaching people and businesses how to transition from chemical dependent to organic and sustainable. We have been consulting with companies around the country and oversees helping customers reach their goals and save valuable time and money. Harrington’s eliminates the guess work on purchasing products and equipment for organic plant care. At Harrington’s we have consistent results. We whole sale bulk custom organic fertilizers and soil amendments. Harrington’s Organic Land Care is proud to be an affiliated Soil Food Web lab and has been doing independent testing on every batch of compost and compost tea extract we manufacture. Quality control, experience and consist results is the key to our success and yours.” Todd is a graduate of University of Massachusetts Stockbridge School of Agriculture, is a member of the Tree Care Industry Association, International Society of Arboriculture, Connecticut Tree Protection Association, and Northeast Organic Association Committee. He is recognized nationally and internationally as a true pioneer and expert in organic plant care having made it his business since 1987. He is an international consultant and national organic speaker and trainer who has written numerous published papers – of which some have been employed as the basis for legislation. Todd is certified by the Soil Food Web®, headed by Dr. Elaine Ingham, who is internationally recognized as one of the world’s preeminent soil microbiologists. She is a former professor at the University of Oregon and is the only scientist with soil labs around the world. Harrington’s had become an affiliated Soil Food Web lab in the spring of 2008.

It also helps explain why he’s in such demand as a soil consultant around the world or why he’s been invited to testify in front of the Connecticut State Legislature. He’s an author, frequent public speaker and the guy his customers turn to time and time again.

“I’ve worked with soil ecologists all over the world developing organic approaches for lawn care and there is no one more suited than Todd Harrington to be the research director for this company. Todd is very knowledgeable, he’s developed the concept and applied it in real world situations to make organic lawn care work. He is a real pioneer in this field”.

-Dr. Elaine Ingham Ph.D
Soil Food Web

History of Harrington's Organic Land Care

Company History

For the past 25 years Todd has built an honest and solid relationship with his customers. It takes a special person to be an organic lawn care pioneer. And it helps explain why he is an easy professional to trust.

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    Affiliations

    • NOFA - Northeast Organic Farming Association (Ogranic Land Care Committee Member)
    • ISA - International Society of Aboraculture
    • CTPA - Connecticut Tree Protection Association


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    For four years now, Harrington’s has helped me convert my herbicide and pesticide dependent yard into a healthy organic lawn. Our experience with Harrington’s has been a dream. From the start, they gave us a very realistic multi-year plan for our yard, sketching out how they would help our lawn detox from its dependence on …

    I signed up for the yearly premium service. They come out seven times, spray weeds and do seeding. They also put compost tea down. Their technician Jay is very good. He told me with the organic service it takes about three years to see results. They aren’t using the heavy poisons that others use, but it increases …

    I hired Harringtons as I wanted to change to organic lawn care. I’ve been very happy with their service to date.  Staff are knowledgeable and easy to work with and customer service has been exceptional!   Kathleen,  BLOOMFIELD, CT

    I cannot begin to express how amazing your work is and how thankful we are for your vacation time taken to talk to us about the details of this amazing technology. Attached is a pic of you teaching the course. Thank you so much for taking the time to lead this wonderful lecture. We were …

    Amazing results in reclaiming battered lawns! Highly knowledgeable lawn, shrub and tree care staff  provide expert care for your property. Organic fertilizers and weed and pest control,  so no pesticides which are harmful to bees, birds or you. Excellent detailed feedback on the state of your lawn and trees & shrubs.  Jo,  Hartford