Category: Lawn Care

9 Outdoor Tasks to Do When it Gets Colder

Fall is finally in the air, and we can feel the difference. No more hot days and nights—cooler weather has prevailed. Of course, that means that the jobs we need to do are changing too! If you need a little nudge filling out your chore schedule, consider taking on these outdoor tasks to do when […]

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Raking Leaves vs. Mulching Leaves: The Pros and Cons

What’s that all over the ground? More leaves—and the pile is growing by the day! If you want to clear your yard, you have two main options: raking and mowing. Wondering which works best? Let’s weigh the pros and cons of raking leaves vs. mulching leaves. The Pros of Mulching We’re all busy—and if your […]

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Lawn Care Terminology: 20 Words to Know

Even for those with particularly green thumbs, lawn care may not always come easy. For instance, lawn care goes beyond its outdoor purview—and even into language. Lawn care terminology sometimes seems rather foreign, but terms dealing with land and landscaping can prove useful. Especially when yard work projects call for more specific phrasing or when […]

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7 Signs That It’s Time to Buy a New Lawn Mower

Your trusty mower has stuck with you, season in and season out. Sometimes, though, it’s time for it to visit the big yard in the sky. Wonder when it’s time to say good-bye? Keep an eye out for these signs that it’s time to buy a new lawn mower. Oil in Overdrive You have a […]

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6 Tips for Composting Your Grass Clippings

For gardeners and others with green thumbs, composting can be a godsend. Home and garden DIYers of all stripes have turned to composting to get the most out of their yards and gardens. And, with the right care, your yard and garden can work to help the other. Let’s look at some tips for composting […]

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7 Benefits of Using a Leaf Blower

Leave the rake and broom behind. The leaf blower is the way to go—and not just during the fall. The benefits of using a leaf blower extend well beyond the foliage-full seasons, and leaf blowers may surprise you in their utility. Less muscle, more rustle. Rakes and brooms require a good deal of physical effort […]

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Your Yearlong Guide to Seasonal Lawn Care

Lawn care aficionados know that their yards change with the seasons. Well, so do their outdoor chore lists! Whether you’re a new homeowner or checking off your to-do list, this yearlong guide to seasonal lawn care can help you get the job done. Winter The year begins in January, so let’s start with winter! Though […]

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6 Gardening Trends to Look for in 2020

We’re in the year 2020—and with it comes cool new trends. Whether you want to give your yard a fresh start or you want to keep up with the times, you have plenty of options. Consider trying out these gardening trends to look for in 2020. Bee-ing Friendly to Pollinators Pollinators like bees, hummingbirds, and […]

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5 Factors to Consider When Shopping for a New Lawnmower

Moving, upgrades, or simply the desire to try out something fresh—there are plenty of reasons to change up your mowing partner. If you’re feeling a bit lost, don’t worry. No matter what category you fall into, you can always benefit from thinking about these factors to consider when shopping for a new lawnmower. Storage When […]

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8 Tips for Tilling Your Soil

Before you grow flowers, vegetables and fruit, there’s a step you can’t ignore: tilling your soil. Whether you’re a lawn care expert or you’ve just gotten into the game, these tips for tilling your soil will help your property thrive all season long. Clear your yard. Before you start tilling, you need to clear your […]

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