Gardening for Mental Health

If you’re reading this article, you’ve most likely stumbled across it because you’re feeling stressed, anxious, or depressed. The pressures of modern life — our digital lives, the demands of making a living, can all have a negative effect on mental health. But you can find relief in your own yard. There are a number […]

Guide to Understanding Soil Types

Wondering what to plant to get the most out of your yard? The right grass, shrubs, flowers, and other greenery depend heavily on the type of soil you have. That’s right, not all turf is created equally! Soil is more than just dirt. While the makeup changes with locations and there are different soil textures, […]

Yard Work Safety

There’s no place like home … to injure yourself. In much the same way that most car accidents take place within five miles of home, most of our injuries take place on our own properties. As people head outside to embark on various projects, some will end in aches, sprains, and worse. Here’s a list […]

Benefits of Composting for Your Lawn

Looking for a cost-efficient way to a beautiful lawn with healthier grass? Composting may be the answer.  You may associate compost with gardens and flower beds, but there are several benefits to adding the beautiful rot to your grass, too.  What Is Compost? Compost is organic material, made up of decomposing living matter. Food scraps […]

How to Prevent, Repair Rock Salt Damage on Lawns

The debate over rock salt is a slippery slope. More than 25 million metric tons of rock salt are dumped onto roads, sidewalks, and driveways every year to de-ice them. While these de-icing salts make life safer for motorists and pedestrians, they have the unintended consequence of damaging lawns. Most of the time, salt damage […]

Grass Allergies: The Causes and Cures

Whether you call it hay fever or allergic rhinitis, grass allergies can make spring and early summer miserable for allergy sufferers. Knowing the causes of your grass allergies may make it easier to deal with them. What causes grass allergies? The simple answer in most cases is grass pollen. Pollen allergies are the most common. […]