1. Weed Whacking in the Rain, Is it Safe?

    Everyone knows that water and electricity don’t mix. But when you’re stuck in a rainstorm while weed whacking, are you in danger? We’ll explain. Ever since the 1600’s when English scientist William Gilbert made a careful, detailed study of electricity, we’ve known that the flow of an elect…Read More

  2. Tips to Finding a Herbicide That Won’t Hurt Your Dog

    As a dog lover, there’s no way you would do anything to intentionally harm your dog. But if you’re using chemical herbicides on your lawn or garden, then you might be doing just that. Many herbicides might be effective at poisoning weeds, but your dog’s natural urge to go sniffing around all o…Read More

  3. Take Care of Your Lawn the Organic Way

    Fundamentally, your lawn’s health depends on the health of its soil. A soil rich in nutrients, sporting a healthy mini-ecosystem, provides the most ideal growing conditions for your lawn. Introducing poisons and industrial chemicals can have devastating effects on your soil’s ecosystem, not to m…Read More

  4. Knowing the Enemy: Weed Identification 101

    Spring is coming and soon the flowers will be blooming. Unfortunately this will be true for the weeds as well. It’s time to sit down and understand the enemy and come up with some strategies for combat this year! Infamous Dandelion While it may seem pretty to the inexperienced gardener, this nasty…Read More

  5. Weed Killer: What You May have Overlooked

    Beyond the environmental circles where the ongoing debate revolves around the safety concerns of using weed killer, few lay homeowners and weekend gardeners face weed killer with little more than a respectable neglect, let alone an informed understanding of its properties, warnings, and expert use. …Read More

  6. Precision Weed Whacking

    When it comes to cutting down tall grass in difficult areas, there is nothing quite like the weed whacker. Because of its light weight and ability to reach difficult angles, no gardener should be without it. While weed whacking is pretty self-explanatory, it is also an art when you get down into the…Read More

  7. Starting a reluctant weed whacker

    The spring is next season and in a few months, you will be ready to get out your lawnmower and weed whacker and get ready to start taking care of your yard once again. When engines sit for a long period of time, they can become very difficult to start, especially after a long, hard, cold winter. Bel…Read More

  8. Keeping Weeds under Control

    When we say weed control we are really talking about management because unless you have a greenhouse that is completely void of contact with weeds, there are going to be weeds. They are extremely invasive and can destroy a garden or lawn faster than anything else. Here are some tips to take care of …Read More

  9. Benefits of laying Sod

    Sometimes laying sod can be an expensive and time consuming venture, but there are some great benefits to laying sod. While many people choose to save or do things their own way and plant their grass by seed, there can be some problems. There are most likely going to be people that step on the seedl…Read More