Tag: Fertilizer

Is Your Lawn Ready for the Fall?

Is Your Lawn Ready for the Fall?

Fall is the most important season of the year for lawn care. With the first day of fall officially behind us, now is the perfect time to start prepping your lawn for cold weather. Fall is a great time to fertilize and seed any bare spots in your lawn for many different types of grasses…. Read more »

The Trouble With Landscaping Fabric

The Trouble With Landscaping Fabric

You probably see them every year at your local garden supply store. Rolls and rolls of synthetic, usually plastic barriers that promise to keep weeds at bay and minimize the maintenance of your garden. At first glance, landscaping fabric might seem like an ideal solution to an age old problem. But does it deliver? Many… Read more »

Easy Ways to Dispose of Yard Waste

Easy Ways to Dispose of Yard Waste

As the days cool and foliage thins out, the fall is a perfect time to do some seasonal yard maintenance. Unfortunately, by the time you remove dead growth from trees, rake leaves and prune bushes, you can wind up with a whole new job on your hands: getting rid of all that waste. After all,… Read more »

Don’t Forget to Water in the Fall

Don't Forget to Water in the Fall

We’re already halfway through September and summer is almost at an end. That means it’s time to start rethinking our lawn-care strategy for the fall. This is an excellent opportunity to prepare your lawn for dormancy in the winter so it will come back green and healthy when spring rolls around. As the relentless heat… Read more »

Understanding the Effects of Overwatering

Understanding the Effects of Overwatering

Watering is an integral part of your regular lawn care regimen. Thanks to advances in modern irrigation, keep lawns well-hydrated is easier than ever. As with most things in life, however, there is such a thing as treating your lawn to too much of a good thing. If you water your lawn regularly and still… Read more »

Much Ado About Mulch

Much Ado About Mulch

Mulch is the icing on the cake of our flowerbeds and trees. It adds an aesthetically pleasing touch to landscaping projects that would otherwise look bare and unfinished. What many amateur lawn care enthusiasts don’t realize, however, is that mulch performs a number of important practical functions as well. We don’t just mulch because it… Read more »

Tips for Maintaining an Eco-Friendly Lawn

Tips for Maintaining an Eco-Friendly Lawn

As environmental concerns have come to the forefront of society’s collective consciousness, homeowners around the world have been making a concerted effort to mitigate their impact on local ecosystems. In the past decade, the “greenness” of lawns has taken on a whole new meaning to reflect this marked shift in priorities. In this entry, we’ll… Read more »