1. Ditch the Mower with these Alternate Lawn Options

    Lawns are nice.  Beautiful, soft, and friendly, they look great in front of a house.  But the effort that goes into the upkeep simply isn’t worth it to some people. If you are sick of watering, fertilizing, mowing, and weeding your lawn, consider these alternate lawn options for a nice, yet stre…Read More

  2. 3 Things You Need to Know Before Watering Your Lawn This Summer

    Keeping your lawn lush and green throughout the summer is going to depend a lot on how you’re watering it. Your lawn should get about 1-1.5 inches of water per week, whether it’s from watering or precipitation. Also, grass roots grow on average 6 inches deep, so you need to make sure the water p…Read More

  3. The First Things You Need To Know About Caring For Your Lawn

    There’s so much that can go wrong with your lawn—insect infestation, crab grass outbreak, inexplicable brown streaks. The good news is most of this is preventable, and as long as you know the basics of lawn care, you’ll be able to avoid many of the more serious problems. Know your soil Before …Read More

  4. Easy Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Lawnmower Buzzing for Years

    So much lip service is spent on how to maintain your car—but isn’t your lawnmower just a simpler version of a car? A well-tended to lawnmower, if it had an odometer, could testify to hundreds of thousands of miles. Follow these easy tips to keep your lawnmower running for years to come. Clean it…Read More

  5. Protecting your home: Garden Pests

    If you are like me, then you hate finding any critters in your yard or garden. Whether it is the mischievous raccoon or just some unwanted bugs, trying to keep your garden nice can be such a hassle. Below are some of the things that you should watch out for when trying to keep your garden at tip-top…Read More

  6. Why You Shouldn’t Give Your Lawn a Buzz

    A lot of home owners don’t really know how to properly take care of their lawn.  It’s not like lawns come with manuals and schools typically don’t provide classes in lawn care.  One of the most common mistakes people make when taking care of their lawn is mowing it too short. A Living Thing …Read More

  7. Keeping Stray Dogs off Your Lawn

    If your neighborhood strays like to visit your home and leave little (or big) brown presents on your lawn, you may want to discourage future visits.  Here are some environmentally friendly, safe ways to keep those little guys off your property. Sprinklers Most dogs dislike being sprayed by sprinkle…Read More

  8. How to Determine what to Plant in Your Area

    Don’t be fooled into thinking that you can plant whatever you want where you are at. There are some crucial things to think about before you go planting anything will nilly. Soil This is everything when you are getting started. Some people find that they have rocky soil, others have claylike soil,…Read More

  9. Deciding which Kind of Grass to Use

    If you find yourself in the position of seeding your own lawn, one of the many decisions you will have to make is what type of grass you are going to use.  While most people might think that all grass is the same, this is very far from the truth.  There are many characteristics of grass that can e…Read More