While fidget spinners, phone cases that look like food, and fancy lattes are on trend right now; there’s another trend that is beginning to spike: lawn and gardening! Now, thanks to the DIY wave, lawn and gardening is growing at a steady rate, raking in $3.69-billion dollars a year according to a National Gardening Survey. Surprisingly, this industry is now being led by the millennials! How could the Millennials be leading this industry when Starbucks or fidget spinners aren’t involved?
You 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
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
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
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
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
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
The 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.