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Could Your Mowing Skills Be Ruining Your Lawn?

Mowing the lawn is a task that’s easy to write off on the list of home maintenance charges. Paying someone else to do it, or having your teenager earn some allowance money pushing around the mower might seem like an easy way to get the task done, but there are actually ways to harm your grass and it’s potential for growth if you’re not serious about how it’s being cut.Here are some of the ways mowing…

Read more| May 24, 2018

Dealing with Lawn Issues

There’s nothing worse than when you want to have people over and show off your beautiful home, only to be troubled with dry, rotting and patchy grass. Solving the issues with your grass can become a complicated and expensive process if you don’t have the right resources.The good news is that for most lawn issues, there are common fixes that will start you on the path to lush, green grounds. The issue…

Read more| May 08, 2018

De-Winterize Your Sprinkler System with this Easy How-To

Getting your sprinkler system ready for the season is important if you live in a region where extreme weather changes lead to varied ground conditions. In New England for example, a long and extra harsh winter has meant lots of snow and freezing temps over the last few months. Those conditions require that homeowners winterize their sprinkler systems by removing water from the lines and turning them…

Read more| May 02, 2018

2018 Lawn Care Tips & Advice

Caring for your lawn is something most homeowners either roll up their sleeves and take on or hire someone to come and take care of for them. Either way, understanding what’s needed to promote healthy grass is important. Here is some lawn care advice for both types of homeowners.Figure out Watering Needs Regardless of the route you decide to go to keep your lawn healthy, you need to understand the…

Read more| Apr 24, 2018

Is Your Lawn Ready for Picnics and Summer Fun?

Nothing beats the spring and summer season than the ability to spend more times outdoors enjoying fresh air, eating al fresco or watching the kids and pets play while relaxing with a drink on the patio. If this is the oasis you hope to create in your home’s backyard, you likely have some work to do after a long, storm-filled winter in most of the nation.Here are some tips to getting your lawn and backyard…

Read more| Apr 17, 2018

Water Management & Your Lawn: Tips for Better Soil and Grass

Efficient irrigation is something most homeowners, farmers, stadiums, parks and other areas where turf matters, are constantly striving towards.Since keeping grass green and plush requires the right amount of water usage, proper irrigation needs to happen. Not only are they trying to get the desired result, but do so while keeping costs in control. This is where sensors are making it easier to measure…

Read more| Apr 11, 2018

Spring Gardening Tips to Grow Healthy Plants

Gardening season will be here before we know it. That means it’s time to get ready for the warmer days and plan out upcoming plant layouts. Here are some tips to help you grow a healthy successful garden this year.Plan Ahead Depending where on the map you’re located, there will be differing times of year when the soil and temperatures will be warm enough to plant directly into the ground. It’s important…

Read more| Mar 26, 2018

Get Your Lawn Easter Egg Hunt Ready

Springtime in many states means warmer weather and a chance to spend time outdoors. It’s also the time of year when kids wait for a visit from the Easter bunny leaving treats in a basket for their enjoyment. Traditional celebrations also call for an egg hunt outdoors where kids scatter about searching for multicolored plastic eggs filled with surprises.Before your yard is filled with children scurrying…

Read more| Mar 21, 2018

Tips for Pet & Child Safe Lawns

With warmer weather and the spring season rolling in, you’re probably starting to think about your lawn and getting it in tip-top shape. After all, who will notice what a great home you have when there's dry grass with bald patches laid out in front of it? Keeping a lush green carpet isn’t as easy as it looks. The struggle is further compounded when you consider that pesticides used in many grass treatments…

Read more| Mar 08, 2018

Designing a Sprinkler System Layout

So you’ve decided to get a sprinkler system for your yard? You’re finally tired of trying to remember how much and when to water the gardens and lawn to keep them looking healthy and lush? You’ve made the right choice. If you decided this would be a DIY project you’d tackle, you may be wondering where to start.Before you order sprinkler system supplies, you’ll need a plan. Pull out a pen and paper,…

Read more| Feb 20, 2018