Grass Around Pools

Just picture it: getting out of the pool and walking around on soft, green grass instead of hard, hot pavement. It seems like a good idea — but there are some things to think about when it comes to poolside grass. Will the pool water affect the grass? How do I keep grass clippings out […]

8 Grass Alternatives to Consider

From prehistoric romps on the savannah to aristocratic strolls in the 17th century, humans have always had a romance with a grass lawn. When it comes to landscapes, the turfgrass yard is as American as apple pie. But times are changing. Between mowing, watering, and fertilizing, the American dream that includes a picture-perfect lawn has […]

Protecting Your Sprinkler Heads

Your sprinkler heads are easily the most vulnerable part of your sprinkler system — prone to sprinkler head damage from lawnmowers, your trimmer, freezing cold air and anything else that hits this part of the sprinkler that sits above ground. Here is what you need to know about protecting your sprinkler heads. Sprinkler donuts sound like […]

Lawn Mower Maintenance: What You Need To Know

Lawn mower maintenance isn’t rocket science, but ignoring it could send your yard care costs soaring. A little bit of DIY and TLC at the right time (usually the beginning of mowing season) will go a long way in making your mowing and lawn care smooth and easy, all season long.  There are generally two […]

Eco-friendly Lawn Care

Want to help save the earth? Try starting with your patch of the planet: your lawn. Eco-friendly lawn care is easier than you think, and it can make a big difference for the environment.  Reduce Lawn Size One option for an eco-friendly lawn is to reduce its size. Replace grass with native, drought-tolerant plants in […]

Best Ground Covers for Your Yard

Ground covers are the unsung heroes of your yard and garden. They fill in bare areas where grass won’t grow, provide us with low-maintenance areas, and give us green leaves in the winter months. They can also offer carpets of blooms that attract pollinators and bring us joy. The mastermind behind Epic Gardening, Kevin Espíritu, […]