A Healthy Lawn Starts With Healthy Soil

Spring is in the air, flowers are blooming, and hopefully, your lawn is looking lush and green. Unless it isn’t. Oh no! So what’s a homeowner to do? If you’re after that perfect lawn, we’ll let you in on a little secret: it’s all about healthy soil. Yes, it can be that simple. You’ve got…

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8 Simple Ways to Save Water on Your Lawn

A lawn is a beautiful addition to any home. And a lush green lawn doesn’t just look great. It’s also functional. Soft grass is the perfect surface for outdoor fun, from sports to barbecues, to barefoot outdoor play. Recently, water conservation concerns and general environmental awareness have led a lot of people to question the…

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When to Start Mowing in the Spring

A beautiful, lush green lawn can be a point of pride for a homeowner. But after the winter, many homeowners struggle with bringing their lawns back to health. Spring lawn care can set the tone for your lawn’s growth season. That can mean the difference between a year of struggling with your turf, or a…

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Caring For New Sod

Taking care of the lawn is a common pastime for homeowners all over the country. Knowing when to water, when to cut, and even when to start over with new sod is par for the course. If you recently installed a new layer of sod on your land, there are some important care tips that…

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A Beginners Guide to Liming Your Lawn

Everyone loves a bright green lawn, but sometimes the soil can get in the way of healthy grass. Adding lime to the soil of your grass is an effective way to boost soil pH while also encouraging proper growth. Lime used for grass comes from natural limestone. The rock is finely ground and then used…

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The Best Turfgrasses for Sun and Shade

There are many factors to consider in choosing the right turfgrasses for sun and shade on your property. Most properties have a combination of areas with and without shade, even if no trees are present on the lawn. The home itself is often a source of shade in the morning or evening hours. Keep in…

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6 Things You Need to Know About Turfgrass Disease

Any time you grow a large number of plants in close quarters, disease among the plants has a greater probability of occurring. And it can take hold before you have the opportunity to notice it. Contrary to popular belief, your lawn—yes, your lawn—can get sick. This can be a tough challenge because lawns are simply…

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8 Ways to Keep Your Lawn Green

There’s nothing more satisfying than a uniformly green lawn. No spots, no dead patches, no thinning sections. It’s the goal of every home lawn enthusiast. But summer and early fall can be tough on your grass. Heat, drought, and heavy use can strain your turf, leaving some areas brown or nearly bare. But with the…

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