When, How to Winterize Your Sprinkler System

Your grass likes a deep drink every week to 10 days in most climates. But the question of when to stop watering your lawn and winterize your sprinkler system is a little more complicated.  Most of the country will see at least one deep freeze during the cold season. Many more will see freezing temperatures […]

How to Avoid Fertilizer Burn on Lawns

Feeling the burn might good during a workout, but you don’t want to feel — or see — the burn after fertilizing your lawn. Have you noticed yellow or brown patches several days after applying fertilizer to your otherwise healthy lawn? If so, you may have fertilizer burn. Read on to learn how to avoid […]

How to Buy Your First Riding Lawn Mower

Buying your first riding mower is a lot like buying your first car. It has a motor, a steering wheel and a seat. And one more similarity: It’s a major investment. Where a push mower will set you back a few hundred dollars, a good low-end model or riding mower starts around $1,200. At the […]

Grass Driveways: Why, How to Build One

Forget the rules about not driving on the grass. One of the newest trends is a green driveway — where the grass and the hardscape work together to create erosion control, flood prevention, and landscaping harmony. In other words, it looks good, and it’s good for you. Here are some tips on how and when […]

How to Kill Off Dandelions

If you’ve ruled out making wine out of dandelions or adding them to your salad, you’re no doubt looking for ways to get rid of the lawn weeds in your yard. While this isn’t an easy task, it is possible. We’ve rounded up a few options to help you get your yard dandelion-free. The bright […]

Growing Drought-Tolerant Grasses

If you’re looking to conserve water, why not start with your lawn? Choosing drought-tolerant grass will save you money on your water bill. Not only do they need less water, these grass types also don’t need to be mowed or fertilized as often, which will save you time and even more money.  As the name […]