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Articles in Lawn Maintenance
Total number of blog post(s): 37
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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Gardening isn’t the most intuitive activity; especially in today’s age of rapid technological advancement, where the physical earth can seem more foreign than ever. We had a garden for a few years when I was a kid, and my grandmother still maintains at least a couple of ...
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Looking to loosen ties to your neighborhood grocery store and harvest all your produce from your own backyard vegetable garden? Making the move from recreational spring and summer gardening to growing a high percentage of your family’s fresh produce year-round ...
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Growing your own produce is incredibly rewarding, and while doing so requires some resources and knowledge, it’s simpler than you might think. Don’t have a yard with acres—or even a quarter of an acre—of space? No problem. Growing fruit and veggies without a ...
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There’s nothing quite like the great outdoors, especially in the springtime. Everything’s green. Animals are waking from their winter slumbers, ready to frolic and play. Birds are returning, their songs like whistles in the air. The summer’s warmth is slowly rolling in, making the days ...
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