Posts Tagged ‘spring’

Our best tips for successful lawn installation

Unlike growing grass from seed, laying sod gives you a head start on the lawn of your dreams. You can have a lush, green yard in a matter of days. Proper preparation and installation are key to getting professional-looking results. Here are some of our best tips for installing your lawn successfully. Preparation Time it…

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Spring Mulching 101

Mulching your landscape makes your entire yard look more perfectly manicured. Many people don’t realize it’s not simply pleasing to the eye. Mulch can considerably improve the health of landscape plants if laid properly. Here are some mulching basics. Rock, rubber, fabric or wood? Mulches fall into either the inorganic or organic category. Inorganic mulches…

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First aid for winter lawn damage

Spring can bring unwelcome surprises if you live in a frigid climate. As the ice and snow thaw, damage may be revealed. Lawns can die from freeze-thaw-freeze conditions. Snow mold and deicing (road) salt can also cause injuries. Here’s how to diagnose these common winter stressors, and some first aid steps that may help your…

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Steps for bringing your lawnmower out of hibernation

Growing season is just weeks away. Before you know it, it will be time to cut your grass again. Your lawnmower is your workhorse. Giving it a little preventive care will improve its lifespan and performance. Plus, you don’t want to be “that neighbor” whose lawn grows embarrassingly high because your mower is in the…

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