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

Protecting Pets From Fertilizers and Pesticides

Protecting Pets From Fertilizers and PesticidesWe make it a priority to treat our lawn and garden with fertilizers and pesticides so we can enjoy a lush green lawn and a bountiful garden that are pest free. But have you ever thought about what those chemicals are doing to your furry friends roaming your yard? Read More

Prep Your Soil for Spring

Prep Your Soil for SpringNow is a great time to prepare your garden beds for the first crops of the years in order to set yourself up for a productive harvest of beautiful flowers, big bright veggies, and colorful juicy fruit. After all, you want to make sure the time you spend this summer on making sure that you have bountiful crops have the best head start possible. Here are our tips to prep your soil for Spring: Read More

Benefits of Having a Generator

Benefits of Having a GeneratorStorms, no matter the season, can blow into town leaving a path of destruction in its wake and you without electricity. That’s when it’s pretty handy to have a generator sitting in the garage. Here are 8 benefits of having a generator ready to go when you’re without electricity:   Read More

Chainsaw Buying Tips

chainsaw buying tipsThe type, style, and size of chainsaw you buy are dependent entirely on your needs, budget, physical requirements, and the project you are working on. Do not be intimidated by all the different styles and options, here are our chainsaw buying tips to give you an idea of what will best suit your needs: Read More

Winter Safety Tips for Pets

Winter Safety Tips for PetsJack Frost has arrived with his icy blast, frosted window panes, and snow-covered lawns. Whether you are thrilled by the change in weather or are dreading the countdown until spring, one thing is for sure, your beloved pets are going to need some extra tender care during this time of year.

The cold air, sleet, snow and icy rain can give your dog itchy, flaking skin and chapped paws, but there are other things to consider as well.  If your pet spends most of its time in the backyard, you will need to take extra precautions and perhaps bring them indoors when it gets bitterly cold. Here are some other winter safety tips to consider for your pets:
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What you need to know about de-icers and salt

What you need to know about de-icers and saltRock salt is beneficial in melting thick layers of ice and snow and one of the first things people reach for when there is bad weather coming. It breaks down the ice on roads and other paved surfaces quite well. It is a matter of safety as ice on steps and walkways is extremely dangerous and leads to numerous injuries every year. De-icers are available that use various chemical variations of salt to melt ice on patios, walkways, and driveways. But as with everything, there are pros and cons. Salt is very soluble and can run off into nearby bodies of water and have a tremendous effect on plants in the area. Here is some information to help you weigh the pros and cons on using salt as a de-icer: Read More

Snow Shoveling Safety Tips and Tricks

Snow Shoveling Safety Tips and Tricks

As winter enters the area some may look forward to the beauty of snow covered trees and yards; while others feel dread at the first site of snow because of the extra time, work and effort that a few inches of the powdery stuff involves when it hits the area. Read More