Posts Tagged ‘grass’

Grasscycling Your Lawn Can Save You Time (and Fertilizer)

It’s time to stop cleaning out your lawn mower’s grass catcher. Not only does it add time to your lawn mowing duties, but it may even be counterproductive to maintaining a healthy lawn. There’s even a fancy name for leaving grass clippings on the lawn: grasscycling. Grasscycling is good for your lawn and the environment.…

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Lawn mowing made easy

Some lawn pros might have you believe that lawn mowing is a complicated science. A few have even published lengthy explanations of how to do it correctly. In reality, the most difficult part of lawn mowing may be convincing your spouse or teenager to tear themselves away from whatever they’re doing to get it done.…

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Fertilize your lawn like a pro

About now, your turf probably needs some extra nourishment to stay healthy. Fertilizer boosts your soil’s nutrients, ensuring your lawn has enough energy for the entire growing season. Fertilizer also reduces weeds, promotes new leaf and root growth, and helps your lawn recover from any pest damage or heavy foot traffic. Feed your hungry turf…

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Adventures in Leaf Raking

All of those leaves are all going to hit the ground eventually. It happens every fall. Here are some ideas that we like to call: The lazy person’s guide to leaf raking. Feel free to use any or all of these tips. They are in no particular order. Start by clearing the smallest area necessary.…

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Soggy sod: Help your turf recover from too much rain.

Minor lawn flooding can help you fix future problems When the water is rising, and your neighbors are using boats instead of cars to fetch supplies, your lawn is probably the last thing on your mind. But eventually, you’ll want to deal with the soggy, muddy mess left by the flooding. All that water can…

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PGA Tour Player Will Wilcox Endorses Harmony Turfgrass

Harmony Brands wants everyone to get outside and enjoy their lawns. Some people take that advice to a professional level. We are proud to once again sponsor PGA Tour Player Will Wilcox. Wilcox is as committed to an active, outdoor living lifestyle as we are, which is why we have supported his career since 2011.…

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Sure Signs Spring is Coming!

Why does it often seem as if winter is the longest season of the year? We are ready for spring to finally get here. We’ll know spring has arrived when … Washington D.C.’s cherry blossoms are in full bloom. For healthy cherry trees, use a well-balanced fertilizer that contains potassium, phosphate and nitrogen. But avoid…

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To Bag or Not To Bag? – The Ultimate Mowing Question

Tips from Buck’s Backyard When it comes to lawn health… mulching matters! A question I get asked constantly is “Should I bag my grass clippings or let them lay (mulching) on my lawn?” and the answer from me is simple… “Let them lay!” Do not rake or bag your grass clippings if you have a…

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