Lawn Care

Lawn Timing and Seasonality

Lawn Care

Timing Three factors are critical in lawn irrigation: frequency, timing and amount of water. Early morning is the most effective time to irrigate due to reduced evaporation. It is...

Lawn Plant Materials

Lawn Care

Grass Types Although there are a multitude of grass brands, there are basically 2 types of grass: Cool and Warm Season Grasses with each type better suited to particular climates...

Lawn Soil Preparation, Mulch and Groundcover

Lawn Care

One of the most important steps in gardening of any type is soil preparation. Good soil is what we build our yards and gardens out of. A little more time and effort in this stage,...

Lawn Application Options (automatic vs. manual)

Lawn Care

Almost every homeowner in the U.S. spends some amount of time and money delivering water to outdoor plants – especially grass. There are two basic ways to accomplish this task:...

Lawn Fertilizer Use

Lawn Care

Fertilizing provides nutrients to maintain plant health and also encourages new growth. Excessive use of fertilizers can cause overgrowth that is more susceptible to pests and...

Lawn Installation Tips

Lawn Care

Turf grass remains the most popular landscaping material. There are a wide variety of lawn grasses available from water efficient buffalo grass to the every popular Kentucky...

Lawn Purchase Tips

Lawn Care

Anyone can plant a bluegrass or fescue lawn and these grasses make a lot of sense in wet humid climates. If you live in a dry arid region why not try something a little different?...

Lawn Maintenance

Lawn Care

Successful lawn maintenance involves a number of cultural practices that are used throughout the growing season. Proper implementation of mowing, irrigation, thatch, weed, insect...

Irrigation Systems Rain/Moisture Shutoff Devices

Lawn Care

Imagine that you go away for a few days of vacation. While you are away it rains cats and dogs at your home, but your irrigation system is programmed to water. Since you aren’t...

Irrigation Systems Irrigation Scheduling

Lawn Care

Watering your landscape with an automatic irrigation system will likely be the single largest use of water in your home. You can dramatically improve efficiency by using proper...

Pin It on Pinterest