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. 5 Handy Tips to Keep Your Lawn Mower Safe During the Winter Months

    With winter fast approaching, it is time to put your summer supplies away, clean and cover the power tools, and sweep up your workspace and garage in preparation for the upcoming cold months. However, one of the tools in your yard upkeep arsenal is going to need a little more work to be ready for wi…Read More

  3. Avoid These Practices to Maintain a Healthy Lawn

    The lawn is one of the most abused elements of every yard, and for the most part, it can handle the abuse. But there are a few things that a lawn can simply not take. Understanding how to avoid hurting your lawn can help you make better choices along the way. Here are a few common activities you sho…Read More

  4. The Optimal Length to Cut Your Grass

    Mowing doesn’t just make your lawn look good—it helps it thrive. Just as other garden plants need to be pruned, grass needs to be mowed regularly to help it grow thick and full. A thick, healthy lawn will be more resistant to drought and weed infestation. Cutting it at an ideal length is importa…Read More

  5. Keeping Your Lawn Green: Ideal Watering Practices

      Having a green lawn can make a great first impression on new neighbors, and enhances curb appeal for family parties and prospective buyers, but keeping your lawn in good shape can be a difficult task. One of the most important aspects of proper lawn care is simply knowing when to water your lawn.…Read More

  6. Earthworms: Your Natural Gardening Assistants

    In the world of gardening, there are a variety of environmental factors you need to be aware of; many of them are to your advantage, while others can make your harvests more difficult.  Insects and other invertebrates can be extremely detrimental to your plants, but the earthworm is an important pa…Read More

  7. Understanding the Different Kinds of Grass

    Growing a lush, beautiful lawn isn’t magic. It starts with gathering a little knowledge on the different kinds of grass and which ones grow best in your area. Warm and cool season grasses There are thousands of different kinds of grass, but most species can be separated into two basic categories: …Read More

  8. The Importance of Soil Testing

    When you are trying to grow an immaculate lawn or garden, the first place to look is at the soil. Many people will simply look at how dark or soft it is and figure it is fertile soil. It is important to know what is in your soil before you start planting as it can save you from problems in the futur…Read More