Posts Tagged ‘lawn’

Where to find landscape inspiration

Brainstorming ideas for a perfect landscape can be fun. Inspiration is everywhere! But where do you find the right visuals to share with your spouse, and perhaps your landscaper, to ensure you get the result you want? Here are two websites bursting with photos of interesting designs, plus DIY tips and expert suggestions. Pinterest On…

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Here’s why we’re thankful for turf

Picture this: It’s Thanksgiving Day. You and your family have been working all day on dinner, and it’s finally in the oven. You head outside with your relatives and kids and start up a game of touch football on your lush, maintained lawn. It’s Thanksgiving, after all; football is almost synonymous with the holiday. The…

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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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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 Weed or Not to Weed — That is the Question!

Advice from Buck’s Backyard Weeds Are Not Always the “Bad Guys” It’s Spring! The birds are singing, the air is warm and the grass is green and growing… but so are the weeds. I am constantly asked how to control weeds. According to the Florida Lawn Handbook weeds are defined simply as an unwanted plant…

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Transform Your Lawn into an Outdoor Recreation Center!

Five DIY Projects for More Outdoor Family Fun It’s never too early (or late) to start planning more family-friendly outdoor activities. No matter what part of the country that you live in, here are five tried and true ways to squeeze more fun per square foot out of your outdoor space. Whether you have lovely…

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