Keeping your lawn clean and green is something that can be done by investing time and resources to ensure proper maintenance. All of this effort pays off in the long run by providing you with a healthy lawn that makes … Continued
Fertilizer for lawns can vary in the amount of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium in it because some grass species are hungrier than others. Beyond this consideration, a homeowner also has to choose between fast-release and slow-release fertilizers. Determining which is best depends mainly on the following factors.
Each year, 67 million pounds of synthetic pesticides are used on lawns in the United States, and we spend more than $5 billion on fertilizers derived from fossil fuel each year. Many Americans have begun looking into organic lawn care solutions.
We’ve all heard the saying “the grass is always greener on the other side.” The truth is, the color (and the texture) of grass depends on what part of the country you live in.
Lawn care has many layers when it comes to watering. How often you water the lawn is just as important as when you should water the lawn and how much you should water. Even when you over-water your lawn, this can affect healthy lawn growth. Over-watered grass is more susceptible to diseases and pests and your water bill can suffer from inefficient watering.
Managing thatch in your lawn is a crucial step to achieving perfectly maintained grass. Learning about thatch, good amounts and bad amounts of thatch, and proper maintenance will keep your lawn beautiful and healthy. What is Thatch? Thatch is the … Continued
If you have a beautiful, green lawn, drought is your worst enemy. Unfortunately, drought is becoming increasingly widespread throughout the U.S., and states like California have seen unprecedented dryness in recent years, which can make lawns crunchy, brown, and ugly. … Continued
Even in areas like Texas that enjoy milder winter weather, the colder season can still cause serious problems for your yard. One of the biggest issues — and most obvious — is the appearance of bare spots of grass in … Continued
Lawns look great when they’re healthy and well-maintained, but there are a variety of factors that could turn a lush green field into a barren yard. One common issue many homeowners face is the appearance of brown spots, which could … Continued
Why does dog urine kill grass? Dog urine from healthy animals is very high in nitrogen, which damages grass in high concentrations. Sure, you might see nitrogen on the ingredient list for your favorite fertilizer, but too much can cause … Continued