How to Grow Grass in Shade

When we dream of a perfect landscape, we envision two features that are sometimes at odds with each other: beautiful, green grass and graceful, mature trees. Anyone who has both can tell you that growing grass in the shade of trees is a tall order. If you have shady areas where your turf grass seems […]

How to Get Rid of Grub Worms in Lawns

When grubs crash your lawn party, it’s a serious problem. As your lawn begins to green up in early spring, dead patches are usually a dead giveaway that these uninvited pests are lurking. Patches of grass that appear brown and lackluster can be a sign of various lawn pests, but a grub infestation is easy […]

Tips for Winter Lawn Care

Winter may seem like the off-season for lawn care, but that’s not entirely true. There are a few things you can do as colder weather approaches to help your lawn thrive when it gets warm.  Winter Lawn Prep Fertilize (cool-season grass). Aerate. Overseed. Mow. Clear the lawn of debris. Minimize foot traffic. When to Fertilize […]

Lawn Chemicals That Pose Dangers for Pets

A fenced-in backyard brings a lot of freedom to pet owners. Just open the door and let them out or install a small pet-door so they can come and go as they please. But with that freedom comes a dilemma. The pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizer that provide you with a green lawn can make dogs […]

Mowing Alternative: Lawn Goats

If you’ve been thinking of ways to ditch the gas-guzzling lawn mower in favor of an environmentally friendly way of mowing your lawn, you’re hardly alone. Sure, you could use an old-fashioned reel lawn mower, but another lawn care option threatens to put mowing crews out of business: lawn goats.  But before you head to […]

The Best Yard Games

Remember the good old days, before our phones became our primary tool for recreation? Back then, family games ruled summer in the yard, and no one would dream of not owning a game set to bust out along with the barbecue. It’s time to bring back the good old days by bringing out the best […]