Simple Ways To Repair and Replenish Your Yard After a Hot Summer

Many parts of the country reached record heat levels this summer. Whether this year’s summer weather left you with brown patches of grass or dried-out flower beds, now is the time to begin repairing and replenishing. Waiting until next spring to start over can leave you with a huge project. Instead, you might consider completing a few of the following […]

Helping Your St. Augustine Grass Survive the Winter

When you live in the south, there’s nothing quite like St. Augustine Grass to give you a lush and beautiful front lawn.  Its durability helps it stand up the rigors of a southern summer, and its resistance to salinity means it’s appropriate even if you have a home on the coast.  For those who live a bit further north and […]

How to properly take care of a lawn

Every house owner wants his lawn to be healthy and good-looking. But a healthy lawn is not just a sight for sore eyes. A healthy lawn helps cool the air and enrich it with oxygen. A novice gardener may think that caring for a lawn is a hard and energy-intensive job. The truth is, with proper technique and good timing, […]

Best Tips on How to Dethatch a Lawn

Thatch is a combination of living and dead materials that forms an organic mulch. It is located between the soil surface and green grass blades. Organic matters such as mulched leaves and grass clippings break down quickly. However, other materials such as twigs and stems take a longer time to decompose. When the build-up outpaces the breakdown, then the thatch […]

Lawn Care Tips: How To Prepare For The Upcoming Cold Season

Never let all the hard work on your lawn go to waste this upcoming cold season. By winterizing your lawn, you can provide proper lawn care prior to the cold weather. Winterizing is a simple process, which involves several steps that can help your lawn grow back in full force when spring comes. As a matter of fact, preparing your […]

Plant food requirements for your garden

The three essential elements (nitrogen, phosphorus, and potash) together with the “agents” are secured by plants from the soil, and these are termed collectively “plant foods.” Manures. Manures may be included under this heading, and, strictly speak­ing, they furnish a measure of plant foods to the plants. However, their chief value lies in the supply of better texture, more water-holding […]

When to Reseed Your Lawn

Is your lawn looking patchy after the hot summer months? Would you like to improve the health of your grass? The best thing you can do for a high-quality lawn is to reseed. This is going to allow you to enjoy a superior lawn that is the best in the neighborhood. You can cover bare spots or simply make your […]

6 Ways You Could Be Damaging Your Winter Lawn

6 Ways You Could Be Damaging Your Winter Lawn If you have decided not to overseed your warm season lawn with a cool season variety for the winter, then you should expect your lawn to become brown and dormant once the temperatures drop close to freezing. Even though lawn care will not be as extensive as it is during the […]

Robot Lawn Mowers Better At Backyard Maintenance?

Is A Robotic Lawn Mower Right For My Backyard? Most of us dread mowing the lawn during the summer. The mere thought of pushing your gas-powered across the yard under the sticky, hot weather every other week is exhausting. Also, if your weekdays are always loaded with work, you’d rather relax and unwind over the weekend than trim grass. But […]

How to Aerate and Overseed Your Centipede Grass

Centipede grass is a staple for lawns and backyards for many homeowners. Centipede grass grows best in plant hardiness zones 7 through 10 and reaches heights of 1 to 3 inches. Grass thins out as time goes by and it is important to regularly overseed your lawn to keep that lush green field around each season. Aeration is the process […]