Lawn Care Info & Inspiration

Our lawns say a lot about us as homeowners. It affects our curbside appeal, it makes our neighbors happy or angry, and proper lawn management can even keep bugs out of our houses. And while it’s a lot of work, lawn care is extremely fun for most of us and one of the few ways we get any exercise!

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Transforming Urban Landscapes: Innovative Ways to Use Mulch in Small Outdoor Spaces

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As an urban dweller, the need to enhance your outdoor urban space can be defined as a natural extension of your style. Having a green space around you […]

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What's the Cheapest Time of Year for Tree Removal?

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Do you have a tree looming dangerously over your home? It's time to remove it before it crashes onto the roof, causing massive amounts of property damage. Removing […]

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How Deep Are Septic Tanks Buried? & Location Tips

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Do you have a septic tank on your property? Do you know where it is? Moving into a new home with a septic tank requires an understanding of […]

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Snake Holes in Your Yard: How to Identify & Fill

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If you've ever noticed small, circular holes in your lawn, you may be wondering what could be causing them. One possibility is that they are snake holes in […]

How to Store a Lawn Mower Outside Without a Shed

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You've bought a new lawn mower for your yard, but the problem is you don't have a shed on your property. Now what? This is how to store […]

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How to Build a Rock Drainage Ditch Like a Pro

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A drainage ditch is a common feature in rural areas. It serves the purpose of directing water away from locations in the yard or fields where it might […]

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How to Notch a Tree for Safe & Proper Felling

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Do you have a tree in your yard looming menacingly over your home? One strong wind storm and the tree might fall over onto the roof, causing thousands […]

How to Permanently Get Rid of Weeds in Driveways

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Are the weeds popping up in your driveway and sidewalk after the season's first rains? You'd better take care of them before they have a chance to seed […]

How Long Does Weed & Feed Take to Work?

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Is your lawn looking a little lackluster? If weeds are popping up, bare patches or crabgrass is growing in the greenery, it’s time to whip it into shape […]

How to Fill Chipmunk Holes the Easy & Humane Way

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Are those pesky chipmunks digging holes in your yard? It's time to show them who's boss and evict them from your property. What's the best way to do […]

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What Does Unimproved Land Mean? What to Know

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There are many considerations to consider if you want to invest in a piece of property, like unimproved land. Some landowners find it more practical to purchase vacant […]

Sprinklers Won't Turn Off? Here's What to Do

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Are you have problems with your sprinkler system? If your sprinklers won't turn off, you're wasting valuable resources. Water is a precious commodity, and we all need to […]

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How to Hollow Out a Tree Stump in 3 Easy Ways

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Did you do a bit of tree felling in your yard this winter? Now you have a stump in your garden, and there's no way you're going to […]

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How to Dispose of Grass Clippings in 7 Easy Ways

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Do you love the smell of a freshly cut lawn? There’s something about the smell of cut grass that symbolizes the best of summer, embodying the theme of […]

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7 Weeds With Purple Flowers in Your Lawn

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Weeds are the archnemesis to many homeowners or those who handle properties. However, it can be hard to want to mow down or kill off some weeds that […]

What to Put Under a Trampoline: 10 Ideas & What to Avoid

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Jumping on the trampoline is a fun activity, but a trampoline can also be a sight for sore eyes and really mess up our beautiful landscape design and […]

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15 Types of Worms to Find & Some to Avoid in the Wild

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What do you think of when you hear "worm"? Most people think of earthworms generally. But the different types of worms are more than you can imagine. There […]

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17 Types of Artificial Grass to Perfect Your Turf

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Artificial grass or artificial turf is synthetic grass. It's a great alternative to natural grass. On the lawn and playground, the use of any different types of artificial […]

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21 Types of Rakes to Handle Any Loose Material or Task

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All types of rakes are easily among the common household tools that are used in gardening and clearing as well as for industrial usage in agriculture and landscaping. […]

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18 Types of Bermuda Grass for the Most Refined Lawns

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If you're looking for a way to adorn your front yard and lawn, growing grass on your property is obviously a must. And we all can agree to […]

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14 Types of Elm Trees to Identify on Your Adventures

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All types of elm trees fall in the Ulmus genus, and there are more than 40 species of plants in this genus. There are a lot of common […]

7 French Drain Alternatives to Drain Water Away Effectively

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A french drain is intended to direct rainwater away from the building, decreasing floods and limiting saturated soil erosion. Sometimes we can't install one, and thankfully we have […]

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12 Types of Shovels Essential to Your Yard Work Needs

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Often confused with spades, all the different types of shovels are actually a concave tool that usually has a curved tip and a board blade. They're great pieces […]

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11 Types of Sprinkler Heads for the Right Water Coverage

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Depending on what you want to achieve, there's the right types of sprinkler heads to use and the wrong sprinkler head types. We're here to remove the mystery […]

19 Types of Lawn Mowers for Every Yard & Style

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If you dream of having a lush, well-manicured lawn like that one neighbor, wishful thinking isn't going to help you achieve this — a one of the trusty […]

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9 Types of Cedar Trees & Their Uses [Identification Guide]

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Being able to identify the types of cedar trees when out in the wild not only makes you look smart, but you can then find the right saplings […]

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27 Types of Moss That Can Make Your Garden Magical

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There are so many different types of moss species that you can use in your garden and lawn that you could spend forever trying to sort it out. […]

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Chamomile Lawn: How to Grow This Better Ground Cover

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Growing a chamomile lawn ground cover has become a perfectly acceptable alternative to a grass yard. It can be maintained all the same, played in by kids and […]

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4 Alternatives to Underground Sprinkler Systems for Lush Lawns

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Alternatives to underground sprinkler systems are convenient and less expensive, at the trade-off of a little manual intervention. While we'd like the real deal, perhaps we can't afford […]

How to Kill Cactus Growth in Your Yard (With or Without Chemicals)

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I talk to a lot of people who are looking for advice on how to keep their cactus alive, but every now and then somebody needs to know […]

4 Sandbag Alternatives & When to Use Each Type

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Sandbag alternatives are a go-to way to keep floodwaters away from homes due to the issues with sandbags themselves. Sandbags are relatively quick and easy to make on […]