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Fall Fertilizing for Your Lawn: The Ultimate Guide

October 21, 2020
Fall Fertilizing for Your Lawn: The Ultimate Guide

As your lawn prepares for winter, now is your chance for one of the most important parts of your fall lawn maintenance plan. Many people don’t realize that you need to fertilize your lawn in the fall. In fact, it is one of the most important times to fertilize your lawn. Here’s the lowdown on…

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Do I Have to Rake the Leaves in My Yard This Fall?

October 15, 2020
Do I Have to Rake the Leaves in My Yard This Fall?

Autumn is here, and with it, the annual crunch of fallen leaves underfoot. If you live anywhere near a tree—or near many trees—you are likely inundated by gold, orange, and red leaves scattered across the ground. As the leaves pile up, one common question from homeowners is whether they have to rake the leaves in…

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Warm-Season Grass: 6 Tips for Fall Lawn Care

October 7, 2020
Warm-Season Grass: 6 Tips for Fall Lawn Care

Fall has arrived. Temperatures and leaves are dropping, and the long days and sweltering heat of summer are a thing of the past. As the season changes, the differences in cool-season and warm-season turfgrass varieties couldn’t be more pronounced. Cool-season grasses that have been dormant during the summer heat are beginning to green up and…

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Deep Watering Grass: The Science of Watering Mature Turf

September 30, 2020
Deep Watering Grass: The Science of Watering Mature Turf

There is only one substance that all known life forms cannot live without: water. Hot or cold, fresh or salty, plentiful or hardly any—all life needs water. And your turf is no different. Without water, your grass would shrivel up and die after just a few weeks. What allows more drought-tolerant varieties like TifTuf™ Bermudagrass…

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What is Organic Lawn Care?

September 24, 2020
What is Organic Lawn Care

If you browse around your local supermarket, you’ll notice more and more products advertising themselves as organic. Whether it’s healthier for you, better for the environment, or just a clever marketing gimmick, we all have a pretty good idea of what it means. Organic food products are produced without the use of chemical pesticides and…

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8 Ways to Keep Your Lawn Green

September 14, 2020
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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Caring for Your Lawn Before, During, and After a Drought

September 7, 2020
Caring for Your Lawn Before, During, and After a Drought

Hot summers and scarce rain can really do a number on your lawn. As the dry heat drags on, and days turn to weeks, your lawn will slowly wilt and turn brown. But don’t despair. A dormant lawn is not a dead lawn. With the right care, your lawn can survive a drought and come…

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The Most Efficient Way to Mow Your Lawn

August 31, 2020
The Most Efficient Way to Mow Your Lawn

If you live in the South and grow warm-season grass, your grass is in its prime growing season right now. That means that your grass needs regular mowing to keep its manicured look and avoid cutting too much at once. But most homeowners would agree that mowing the lawn is not the number one thing…

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Reviving a Dead Lawn

August 24, 2020
Reviving a Dead Lawn

There is nothing more disheartening to a lawn care enthusiast than watching your lawn slowly turn from bright green to a crispy brown. You do everything you can to maintain a beautiful lawn, so watching it slowly die is a terrible feeling. But don’t despair. While it may not be easy, there is always a…

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What Happens When You Fertilize Your Lawn

August 15, 2020
What Happens When You Fertilize Your Lawn

Fertilizing is critical to your lawn’s health. If you want a thick, green, vibrant lawn, there is really no replacement for proper fertilization. But a quick glance around the fertilizer aisle at your local garden store is enough to make most homeowners break into a cold sweat. The wide variety of fertilizers, along with conflicting…

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