Category Archives: Seasonal Lawn Care

Snow Mold, Frost Heaving, & Other Spring Lawn Woes

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Now that the snow is starting to melt away, you may notice your lawn did not fair the winter well. Maybe your fencing is crooked, your lawn is bumpy, or there are grey patches on your grass. These kinds of problems frequently crop up after winter is over, and it’s often not our fault. Read on to identify what’s ailing your yard, and how to fix it.

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Snow Removal: Snowplow Safety Tips

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The wintertime can be harsh and it’s your job to handle the hardest task- snow removal. Whether you use a snowplow for personal use or you work for a professional snow removal company, safety is important for you, people around you, people whose sites you are clearing, and for your equipment. There are many kinds of snow plows as well as different kinds of vehicles you can attach them to, however the aim of this article is to point out general safety for any kind of plow use. No matter the vehicle or plow you use, this article will help you a Whichever kind of snowplow you use and wherever you use it, safety is paramount.

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Don’t Trash Fall Leaves: Do This Instead…

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Don’t dump your fall leaves on the gutter for the city to pick up.

We’re serious. Those fall leaves can do so much for your yard and garden. After you’ve piled them up, you can use them as mulch to protect your plants over the winter, or make your own homemade fertilizer. Fall leaves can nourish your soil by putting nutrients back into it, which means healthier plants.

Don’t know where to begin? Fortunately there is more than one way to compost your fall leaves and other yard waste, so whether or not you have the time to maintain a multi-material compost pile, you can still be friendly to the environment!

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Your Guide to Fall Lawn Care

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Fall is here and it’s almost time for your lawn to go dormant for the winter. Weeds have been conquered and the grass is starting to grow slower, but don’t let that fool you into thinking that your lawn needs less care! Grass, like animals that hibernate, spend the last few months before winter absorbing all the nutrients and energy needed to survive the cold season. If your lawn is properly taken care of in the fall, then it has the best chance of growing back lush and healthy in the spring. Understandably, this may be the last thing on your mind after beautifying your lawn over the peak summer months so here is an easy step-by-step guide and checklist to simplify your fall lawn care.

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Overseeding: How to Replenish a Bare Lawn

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It happens to all of us, and it’s not always our fault. Sometimes a drought can thin out or kill grass. Sometimes the bugs are a little more voracious that year. And sometimes the grass just gets old and needs new seed to refresh it. Whatever the reason, overseeding can replenish bare spots and help you get your healthy, lush grass back again.

With that in mind, we’ve created an easy printable checklist for you to follow while overseeding. The checklist can be found at the bottom of this post.

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