Lawn Care How-To

Lawn How-To Articles

Whether a lawn is grown from seed or from newly planted sod, it requires proper care to thrive. Mowing at the right time of day, especially in the summer will improve lawn quality, reduce weeds and disease, and maintain the lawn's appearance.

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Testing the soil in your lawn is one of the most important and overlooked steps when getting ready for spring. Find out why testing your soil is important and how to conduct a soil test.

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Want a lush green yard without risking the safety of your pets? Get rid of brown spots and keep your lawn healthy and green with these pet-safe techniques.

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Most consider dethatching a chore, but the payback can be enormous in improving the health of your lawn. Here are the answers to the five most commonly asked questions about dethatching your lawn.

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Following watering basics will nurture the plants you’d hoped for while conserving an essential commodity. Monitor your plantings to determine how much supplemental water, if any, is needed.

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A healthy lawn is a 24/7 filter for dirt, dust and impurities from the air. Like all plants it absorbs carbon dioxide and releases life giving-oxygen. These steps will assure your lawn has what it needs to provide those benefits this summer.

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You can take advantage of warm days to start your spring lawn and garden clean-up process, but don’t rush things and cause damage. Give some thought to what you can and can’t do according to weather and ground conditions.

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