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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Tips for Choosing a Snow Blower

Tips for Choosing a Snow BlowerMost people prefer snow blowers over snow shovels, especially during the winters that have a lot of accumulation. With the right snow blower, you can clear a long, steep driveway fairly quickly, whereas shoveling is much harder and takes a lot longer. The important thing is to choose the right snow blower with the most useful features for you and the area you are clearing. Read More

Fall gardening guidelines

Fall is just around the corner, and if you haven’t thought about fall gardening yet, this is the perfect time to start doing so. There are some vegetables perfect for planting in the fall and they will even survive a frost. However, there are also several challenges you will face with fall gardening. Here are some guidelines to consider when planning your autumn gardening this year.

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Tips to make fall cleanup easy

Summer is winding down and the fall season is quickly approaching. You know what that means: Fall cleanup. This generally includes falling leaves and preparation for the long winter ahead. Raking leaves is a dreaded fall chore, but there are some ways to make the job easier on you, saving you both time and frustration. Here’s to enjoying fall.

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Treat, prevent 3 major summer lawn diseases

Lawn diseases can be scary any time of the year, but summer lawn diseases can be especially damaging. The key is preventing these problems before they start by maintaining a healthy lawn throughout the year and understanding the situations that lead to these predicaments.

Combining awareness and prevention helps ensure these summer diseases don’t become a problem for your lawn.

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The why and how of sharpening your lawn mower blade

Silver lawn mower.You hit rocks, you mow over branches, maybe you run over a giant root you didn’t see that was hidden in the grass. With each cut your lawnmower makes, the blade is developing dings and nicks and getting duller. And that’s a very bad thing for your lawn.

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Tips for mowing a wet lawn

Mowing wet grass is normally a big no-no. It’s slippery to walk on, it clumps up, it can clog your mower and it could potentially spread fungi and bacteria.

So mowing a wet lawn isn’t recommended.

However, sometimes you don’t have much choice.

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Fixing a flooded lawn

Whether you take great pride in your lawn or simply don’t want it to look like a disaster, spring or summer flooding can be one of the most frustrating – and even dangerous – situations to deal with.

Constant rain and flooding can leave your lawn anywhere between a mucky mess and an all-out lake.

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A roadmap for taking care of your lawn this summer

Spring is about building a healthy and lush lawn.

Summer is about endurance: Enduring the hot sun and temperatures, enduring less rain, enduring having the kids and pets and family and friends trampling on it for three months.

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