1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. How to Treat Grubs

    There is nothing more discouraging than to see your lawn and garden ripped to shreds by grub infestation.  Grubs are basically the larvae of beetles and what they feed on is the root systems of your lawn and other plants. This can kill your lawn fast if not addressed quickly. Here is what you can d…Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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