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  • Heat Stress Can Do a Number on Your Yard: What Can You Do? August 7, 2020
    Dry Lawn in the Summer? How to Beat Heat Lawn Stress  For most of us, summer is not a season of stress. For lawns though, it is. Consistent hot and dry weather over a long period of time can lead to heat or moisture stress, which can cause your lawn to turn brown and even... […]
  • How to Get Rid of Weeds in Your Lawn May 19, 2020
    Many people dream of a lush and green lawn to enjoy all summer long. But often this dream is dashed by weeds popping up between the blades of grass. Occasionally, the weeds can get out of control and overtake a yard. Some people worry about treating a weed crisis because they worry they may accidentally... […]
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  • How to Mow a Lawn the Right Way: The Ultimate Guide May 19, 2020
    The average American spends about 4 hours a week caring for their lawn. Lawn mowing is often the most time-consuming part of routine lawn care. In order to increase lawn care effectiveness, we have created the ultimate guide for how to mow a lawn the right way.  If you are new to mowing, this guide... […]
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  • How to Fix Brown Patches in Your Lawn May 1, 2020
    Your lush green grass has been overtaken by dead brown patches. These unsightly patches of dead grass threaten to ruin the beautiful outdoor aesthetic of all your summer barbecues and events. Brown patches are caused by factors including, but not limited to foot traffic, lack of fertilization, fungus, grub infestation, animal urine, chemical spills, and/or... […]
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  • Planting Grass Seed in a New Yard May 1, 2020
    When you have a new yard, there are several options for how to start growing grass. One of the most economical ways to start your green and luscious yard is by planting grass seed. It may sound intimidating to start a lawn from scratch, but planting grass seed is very doable on your own if... […]
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  • Small Yard Ideas: 5 Tips on How to Care for Your Lawn April 15, 2020
    Living in dense urban areas usually means smaller lawn sizes. Some people might be quick to neglect the care and management of a small yard because small yard ideas tend to oppose regular outdoor landscaping routines.  For example, lawn equipment is bulky and difficult to maneuver through tight spaces making upkeep tiresome. Shading from the... […]
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  • How to Do Lawn Sprinkler Repair: Maintaining In-Ground Sprinkler Systems March 31, 2020
    For yards in drier climates, an in-ground sprinkler system is a necessity to achieve a green lawn. Most lawns that receive less than 1 inch of rain during a week should have some type of irrigation system to ensure that the grass is watered enough. But sprinkler systems are full of many moving parts, and... […]
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  • Lawn Watering Guide: Best Time to Water Grass & More February 13, 2020
    Green and lush lawns can be hard to maintain. And when your lawn isn’t growing as green or as thick as you would like, it can be hard to know why. Often, the grass might be struggling because it’s not getting enough water or not getting water at the right time. Or maybe your grass... […]
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  • Basic Lawn Care Equipment Guide February 5, 2020
    Keeping your lawn in pristine condition isn’t possible without the proper tools. Whether you’re hiring a lawn care company to perform seasonal lawn maintenance or plan on caring for your lawn on your own, there are a few lawn tools you should have on hand. Purchasing these lawn tools will make maintaining a healthy and... […]
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  • Lawn Care Schedule February 5, 2020
    Knowing when to fertilize or mow can help your yard maintenance all year round. A lawn care schedule will vary depending on where you live. Early spring in Illinois may start much later than in Florida. Despite climate differences, yard maintenance can follow a similar schedule with adjustments for when spring starts. Read on for... […]
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