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Is Lawn Aeration Really Necessary?

Is Lawn Aeration Really Necessary?

If you’re new to lawncare, you might be wondering, is lawn aeration really necessary? We find that when people ask “is it necessary” about lawn maintenance tasks, they’re really wondering ...
Lawn Striping: How to Mow Stripes and Patterns

Lawn Striping: How to Mow Stripes and Patterns

Nothing makes a lawn look better than crisp lines. Whether it’s a simple stripe or a complex pattern, lawn striping makes a lawn look like a professional mowed it. If ...
How to Top Dress and Reseed Your Lawn

How to Top Dress and Reseed Your Lawn

Any lawn, no matter how well cared for, can develop low spots, uneven patches and bare spots. Whether they’re caused by erosion or the ground settling around pipes or other ...
Landscaping Tips to Reduce Fire Risk

Landscaping Tips to Reduce Fire Risk

While we often think of wildfires as being a western problem, the threat from wildfires has increased in almost all areas of the U.S. California and the Pacific Northwest get ...
Lawn Care: How Much and How Often Should You Water Your Lawn?

Lawn Care: How Much and How Often Should You Water Your Lawn?

Now that the temperatures have soared and the sun is blazing, you may be wondering how much and how often to water your lawn. Watering the grass may appear simple, ...
How to Get a Lush Lawn after Flooding

How to Get a Lush Lawn after Flooding

2019 was a record year for flooding, and they caused serious damage and hardship. If you are a homeowner whose lawn was affected by flooding last year, you may just ...
Tips for Getting a Professional Looking Lawn

Tips for Getting a Professional Looking Lawn

Wondering how to get a professional looking lawn this year? We have six professional lawn tips to make your lawn the envy of the neighborhood. Keep Blades Sharp: It doesn’t ...
How to Keep Nuisance Animals Away from Your Yard

How to Keep Nuisance Animals Away from Your Yard

If you put time and effort into maintaining your lawn, the last thing you want is for it to turn into a playground for local critters. If raccoons, skunks, rabbits, ...
How to Get Your Yard Ready for Spring

How to Get Your Yard Ready for Spring

If you’re getting cabin fever and get a mild day, why not work on getting your yard ready for spring? Even if you already started mowing this spring, your yard ...
Rethink Your Landscaping to Make Mowing Easier

Rethink Your Landscaping to Make Mowing Easier

Before lawn care season begins for most of the United States is a good time to rethink your landscaping to make mowing easier. Especially if you had trouble mowing around plantings, or worse, mowed over low-growing plants because you couldn’t see them. ...
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 ...