What is erosion, and how do you prevent it?

prevent erosionYou may be putting all this time and hard work into your yard to make it look perfect. You took all the steps and precautions necessary to make all your hard work worth wild, but you notice a part of your yard where the grass is dead, the soil is separated, or water has collected from it raining. This could be an unappealing sight to look at, but you have no idea what it is or how to stop it from continuing to get worse. It could be from erosion in your yard. Read More

Choosing Tires for Your Lawn Mower

Choosing Tires for Your Lawn Mower

Whether you have a riding lawn mower, a gasoline-powered push mower, or like it a bit old school with a reel mower, at some point you’re going to find yourself in need of replacement tires. While each style of mower is naturally different, today we want to set some guidelines that will hopefully make the task of choosing tires for your lawn mower easier. Read More

How to Get Rid of Weeds

How to Get Rid of Weeds

With almost forty different types that can infect your yard, getting rid of weeds can be a challenge. All weeds – from crabgrass to dandelion weeds – compete with the plants you actually want, stealing precious soil and nutrients. Not to mention how weeds ruin the look of your perfectly landscaped property. Today, we want to talk about how to get rid of weeks with three simple tricks. Read More

How to avoid lawn mower mishaps

How to avoid lawn mower mishaps

Before you start your lawn mower’s engine up the next time it’s time to, keep this fact in mind: The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that more than 80,000 people end up in the emergency room every year after mishaps with lawn mowers. Even though cutting the grass can’t be avoided, most injuries can. Here are five tips for staying safe around lawn mowers. Read More

What to do about mushrooms on your lawn

What to do about mushrooms on your lawn

You finally get a beautiful morning after a few days of rain and you step outside to enjoy the day, and then you see them. Mushrooms have popped up overnight. What causes the growth of these strange invaders and what can you do about them? Read More

The 5 Benefits of Cutting Your Lawn at 3 Inches

The 5 Benefits of Cutting Your Lawn at 3 Inches

It’s that time of year again! Sunshine and warmer temperatures are back in full swing, and we’re all starting to get ready for cookouts and kids playing in the yard. A beautiful and healthy lawn is a big part of that. Grass has to be cut regularly, but not too short – or it gets stiff, dry, and uncomfortable to be in. That brings us to a common question: what height should you cut the grass when you mow? Read More

Are You Stressing Your Lawn Out?

Are You Stressing Your Lawn Out?

You think you’re easily stressed… well, you got nothing when it comes to your lawn! Truth be told, it doesn’t take a whole lot to get your lawn into a high-stress situation. Do your lawn a favor and know the signs and causes of a stressed out lawn so you can correct the problem and maintain a healthy lush lawn. Read More

Lawn Mower Safety Tips

Lawn Mower Safety TipsThe truth is, mowing your lawn can be boring. After a while, it’s easy to become complacent and not necessarily completing the job with the same amount of gusto as you did when the mowing season first started. But let’s not forget that a lawn mower can be a dangerous tool if not handled properly.

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What’s Your Lawn pH Level?

What's Your Lawn pH Level?You may have thought that pH levels only mattered in your high school chemistry class or when checking the chemicals in your pool, but it is an important factor in determining the health of your lawn’s soil it’s ability to absorb and retain nutrients.

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Walk-Behind Mower Buying Guide

Walk-Behind Mower Buying GuideAre you in the market to buy a walk-behind mower? Choosing the right mower can be overwhelming, considering all the different features that are offered. Here is a breakdown of some of the features to help you find the perfect mower for your needs: Read More