Tips for Winter Lawn Care

Winter may seem like the off-season for lawn care, but that’s not entirely true. There are a few things you can do as colder weather approaches to help your lawn thrive when it gets warm.  Winter Lawn Prep Fertilize (cool-season grass). Aerate. Overseed. Mow. Clear the lawn of debris. Minimize foot traffic. When to Fertilize […]

Lawn Chemicals That Pose Dangers for Pets

A fenced-in backyard brings a lot of freedom to pet owners. Just open the door and let them out or install a small pet-door so they can come and go as they please. But with that freedom comes a dilemma. The pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizer that provide you with a green lawn can make dogs […]

Mowing Alternative: Lawn Goats

If you’ve been thinking of ways to ditch the gas-guzzling lawn mower in favor of an environmentally friendly way of mowing your lawn, you’re hardly alone. Sure, you could use an old-fashioned reel lawn mower, but another lawn care option threatens to put mowing crews out of business: lawn goats.  But before you head to […]

The Best Yard Games

Remember the good old days, before our phones became our primary tool for recreation? Back then, family games ruled summer in the yard, and no one would dream of not owning a game set to bust out along with the barbecue. It’s time to bring back the good old days by bringing out the best […]

Getting Rid of Weeds, Grass in Driveway Cracks

Maybe you got a nasty notice from the homeowners association. Or maybe you spent the weekend weeding, only to come home and find grass or dandelions poking up between your pavers or the cracks of your sidewalk. They’re unsightly and can cause serious damage to your walkway. Before you reach for the spray bottle of […]

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 […]