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How to Prevent Dog Urine Spots on Your Lawn

September 17, 2021
How to Prevent Dog Urine Spots on Your Lawn

A beautiful lawn is like an extension of your living room. It’s a great place for the family to hang out, relax, eat, and play all summer long. And if your family includes pets, they’ll love it, too. But if you have a family dog, you may find an unfortunate side effect of your dog’s…

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The When, Why, and How of Dethatching Your Lawn

August 27, 2021
The When, Why, and How of Dethatching Your Lawn

Thatch can be a healthy, useful part of your lawn. And not every lawn will need dethatching. But when thatch becomes too thick, it can inhibit healthy turf growth. When that happens, it may be time to dethatch. Dethatching can be a DIY project. However, if the thatch is really thick, it may be necessary…

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Lawn Mowing and Yard Maintenance: The Cheat-Sheet Version

August 22, 2021
Lawn Mowing and Yard Maintenance: The Cheat-Sheet Version

The key to unlocking a beautiful lawn is regular lawn mowing and yard maintenance. But while there isn’t a magic wand you can wave to get the job done, there are some simple tips. Read on for our cheat-sheet version to getting a lovely lawn! Lawn Mowing and Yard Maintenance When it comes to keeping…

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Summer Lawn Diseases to Look Out For

August 15, 2021
Summer Lawn Diseases to Look Out For

Nothing ruins a beautiful, lush lawn faster than nasty summer lawn diseases! Luckily, it’s as easy as 1, 2, 3 to protect your lawn. Just remember these steps: prevent, identify, and fight. Read on to learn more about which summer lawn diseases you should be on the lookout for. And how you can prevent or…

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Nostoc: A Green Jelly Growing On Your Lawn

August 13, 2021

Have you noticed a strange green jelly growing on your lawn? It may look strange or even alarming at first. But this unusual organism is nothing to be afraid of. It is not harmful to plants or animals, though it does look unpleasant on your lawn. Getting rid of it can be a challenge, but…

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Top 5 Questions About Soil Quality You Should Ask

August 7, 2021
Top 5 Questions About Soil Quality You Should Ask

If you’re trying to achieve the perfect lawn, you may have heard that you need to start at the bottom. That’s right, we mean dirt! You may not realize that questions about soil quality are actually a great starting point. While mowing, feeding, and watering your lawn are all important steps, it really starts with…

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What’s the Best Drought-Tolerant Sod?

July 30, 2021
Best Drought-Tolerant Sod

Do you want to save water and still have a beautiful lawn? Sounds impossible! In fact, it’s more attainable than you might think. Drought-tolerant sod is a great option for your lawn, and there are several special varieties designed for drought conditions. You can save money on your utility bills this summer or just have…

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Simple Steps to Greener Grass

July 26, 2021
Simple Steps to Greener Grass

The grass doesn’t have to be greener on the other side. With these simple steps to greener grass, your lawn can be the envy of the neighborhood. Growing a green lawn is a labor of love and, while it takes time, it’s worth the effort. We’ve compiled tried and true tips so you can put…

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How to Get Rid of Moss in Your Lawn

July 23, 2021
How to Get Rid of Moss in Your Lawn

Have you ever looked out across your lawn and noticed thick patches of moss? While moss is not technically a weed, if you aren’t growing it on purpose, it may as well be one. Moss is a simple and ancient plant with a shallow root system. It is an opportunistic plant that will take hold…

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How to Keep Your Grass Green All Summer

July 15, 2021
How to Keep Your Grass Green All Summer

The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence. Regardless of which side of the fence you’re on, we all know that lawns are generally greener in the late spring. But how can you keep your grass green all summer long? While there is no magic wand to wave for a green…

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