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

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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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

Mistakes to Avoid When Storing Your Lawn Mower

Mistakes to Avoid When Storing Your Lawn Mower

The air is crisp, the leaves are falling and pumpkins are everywhere. It’s finally time to store your lawnmower away for the winter. If you do not expect Santa to bring you a new lawnmower for Christmas you will want to store it properly so that it starts up for you again next spring. Here are common mistakes to avoid when storing your lawn mower. Read More

Aerating and Fertilizing your Lawn in the Fall

Aerating and fertilizing your lawn in the fall

The air is getting cooler and days are getting shorter. Ahh, fall has finally arrived. Time to pack away the lawn equipment and let nature take its course with your lawn, right? Wrong. There is still work to be done to ensure that your lawn is green and lush come the spring. Read More

Make Leaf Cleanup a Breeze

Make Leaf Cleanup a Breeze

Cleaning up leaves isn’t necessarily the most fun thing to do on a Saturday morning. But, it must be done! Just try to think of it as nature’s way to bring some activity into your life. Here are our tips to making leaf cleanup a breeze this season, so you can get back to more fun things like watching football: Read More

End of Season Equipment Care

END OF SEASON EQUIPMENT CARE

It’s that time of year to start putting some of your outdoor equipment away for the season. When retiring you equipment until spring, simply tossing it into a shed or garage is not considered a best practice. There are few maintenance items that need to be done so that when it comes time for spring, your outdoor equipment is ready to go.

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Leaf Blower Buying Guide

Leaf Blower

Don’t let the name “leaf blower” fool you. This is a versatile piece of outdoor equipment that can help you with a variety of tasks. Besides the obvious of helping to save your back in the fall with leaf cleanup, a leaf blower can also double as a driveway/sidewalk sweeper, debris corraler and a snow remover (if the snow is light enough). There is a wide variety of leaf blowers to choose from, so when selecting the one for you, it is important to consider your yard size and the workload you’re expecting to get out of the equipment. That is where people often fall short in their leaf blower purchase and end up getting something that doesn’t quite get the job done. Read More