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Fall Lawn Care Tips

Fall Lawn Care Tips

With fall right around the corner, now is the perfect time start thinking about what your lawn might need for the months ahead. Here are some lawn care tips for the coming season. Keep mowing As long as your grass is growing, you should be mowing! You’ll just want to adjust how you mow based… Read more

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How Gardening Benefits Children

How Gardening Benefits Children

Did you know that gardening with kids can be tremendously beneficial? Gardening teaches kids many life skills, but don’t let the idea overwhelm you. Gardening doesn’t always have to require a perfectly level, large or sunny backyard. You can make a simple garden and begin to watch the benefits it plays on your child. Gardening… Read more

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The Northeast Is Facing Its Worst Drought in Years

The Northeast Is Facing Its Worst Drought in Years

For the past several years, much of the West Coast has been gripped by a devastating drought that has compromised crop yields and forced communities to carefully ration water. Now, a new drought has taken hold on the other side of the country in the Northeast. In places like western New York, Massachusetts and southern… Read more

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Could Your Lawn Care Expenses be Tax Deductible?

Could Your Lawn Care Expenses be Tax Deductible?

Tax season is in full swing, and if you’re like most Americans you’re probably looking for any opportunity you can to deduct expenses from your taxable income. If you’re a homeowner, chances are you’ve invested hundreds or even thousands of dollars in the care and maintenance of your lawn over the course of the past… Read more

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The Unique Virtues of Push Reel Mowers

The Unique Virtues of Push Reel Mowers

These days, gas-powered lawnmowers are about as ubiquitous as driveway basketball hoops and SUVs in American suburbia. You might see the occasional homeowner mowing their postage stamp lawn with an electric alternative, but by and large gas-powered motors are the norm. Just a few short decades ago, however, the push reel mower reigned supreme. You… Read more

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Controlling Ground Ivy in your Lawn

Controlling Ground Ivy in your Lawn

Ground Ivy, colloquially known as creeping Charlie, is a fast growing, highly invasive member of the mint family that can overtake an entire lawn if left unchecked. The plant’s extensive, hardy root systems make it very hard to effectively remove by hand. Some homeowners struggle year after year to maintain control over persistently creeping ground… Read more

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