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What to Do with Lawn Clippings: Should You Bag or Mulch?

What to Do with Lawn Clippings: Should You Bag or Mulch?

What to do with all those lawn clippings? The average square foot of grass has an estimated 3,000 individual blades, meaning even a small lawn will generate millions of clippings
Early Spring Tasks to Get Your Lawn Off to the Right Start

Early Spring Tasks to Get Your Lawn Off to the Right Start

Check Your Lawn Mower and Perform Basic Maintenance Late March and early April is a great time to start getting your lawn ready for another season. Early spring is the
When Should I Start Mowing this Spring?

When Should I Start Mowing this Spring?

When to start mowing your lawn in the spring depends on your local weather conditions and the kind of weather pattern you’ve experienced. We can’t give you a date, but
Early Spring Weed Control

Early Spring Weed Control

Focus on Defense Spring is just around the corner, which means many of us are starting to think about dusting off the lawn mower and gardening tools. But before you
What Size Mower is Right for Your Lawn?

What Size Mower is Right for Your Lawn?

Many homeowners want to mow their own lawn, but they would like to spend less time mowing. If you fall into this category, you may be considering just buying a
Spring and Summer Maintenance with a Rotary Broom

Spring and Summer Maintenance with a Rotary Broom

A rotary broom is useful for much more than sweeping grass clippings off the sidewalk. Whether you typically mow large open spaces, like parks, playing fields and extra-large lawns, or
When Should I Start Mowing My Lawn?

When Should I Start Mowing My Lawn?

As days get longer and temps warm up, homeowners start looking at their lawn and wondering when they should start cutting it. This is especially true now that long-standing weather
How to Prevent Spring Weeds from Taking Root in Your Lawn

How to Prevent Spring Weeds from Taking Root in Your Lawn

As the snow melts and temperatures warm, it’s not just your grass that springs back to life. Weeds and especially dandelions are just waiting to take root in your lawn,
Plan Now to Get the Lawn and Landscape You Want Next Spring

Plan Now to Get the Lawn and Landscape You Want Next Spring

It’s December. Your lawn may be covered with snow, but now is the time to start planning. Whether you have bare patches you need to fill in or you’re planning
Why You Should Rake and Bag or Mulch Your Leaves in the Fall

Why You Should Rake and Bag or Mulch Your Leaves in the Fall

As leaves fall, you may be tempted to just leave them, especially if your property has a lot of trees. For a variety of reasons, this is a bad idea.
When to Stop Mowing in the Fall

When to Stop Mowing in the Fall

When to stop mowing in the fall is a perennial question. Some homeowners stop as soon as the frost hits, but as warm weather is pushing frost dates from early-
How Often Do I Need to Water?

How Often Do I Need to Water?

Watering the lawn is trickier than most people realize. Even with an automated sprinkler system, it can be difficult to strike that perfect balance between under-watering and over-watering the grass.