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Articles in Lawn Maintenance
Total number of blog post(s): 41
Finally, fall has come. Across much of the country, sweltering summer days are giving way to chilly mornings and long sleeves. As a kid, I dreaded the arrival of fall, or more accurately, the arrival of leaf-raking season. Although our yard covered less than half an acre, it ...
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Ah, the many joys of homeownership. With privacy and the ability to be the ruler of your own domain topping that list, at the other end would have to be the responsibilities and consequences that go along with that. For homeowners lucky enough to have their own ...
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When it comes to going green, energy efficiency is the buzzword du jour. And energy efficiency is important! It saves you money, it lowers your carbon footprint, and it’s the right thing to do for the health of the environment. But when you’re taking care of routine ...
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A couple years ago, there’d be no point contesting the superiority of gas-powered lawn equipment. Today, technology is narrowing the gap, and electric lawn equipment is holding its own. With greater power and longer battery life, electric equipment is now a viable ...
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I remember watching the technician walk around the yard with a backpack fogger spraying every inch of grass. I looked down at my dog begging to go outside and it hit me—this precious pup has been rolling around in unknown synthetic pesticides, herbicides, ...
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When I saw the three blueberry bushes in the backyard of our new house, I was both excited and a little wary. I’ve had some success with simple vegetable gardens in the past, but I knew virtually nothing about how to grow blueberries. I’ve always thought that fruit crops are ...
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With summer around the corner, we’ll be taking advantage of the sunlight and mild weather to give some much-needed TLC to our neglected winter lawns. But then they strike—summer allergies. The biggest culprit of this season’s allergies is also one of the most iconic signs of ...
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Intricate landscaping designs and flashy garden displays may be eye-catching, but the secret to a healthy, well-maintained lawn is all in the details. Any great lawn needs the same dependable, regular care to flourish, and tending to the basics while keeping your yard ...
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Even the most casual of home gardeners will find themselves making a trip or two to their local home improvement store to pick up tools when setting up a garden. There are a few tools that every aspiring gardener should have on hand to ensure that they can make the ...
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Not too many people enjoy spending their time pulling up weeds, but left unchecked, weeds can quickly overtake the plants you actually want to keep around. That being said, not all weeds will wreak havoc on your yard or garden. You can use many to diagnose issues with ...
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