The Why and How of Mulching

The magical art of mulching has a wide range of benefits; it regulates soil temperature, provides slow-release nutrition, discourages weed growth, provides a home for plant-friendly insects, improves soil drainage, and much, much more. So which part of your yard can...

Aerate – Why and When

You may have heard it’s almost time to aerate your lawn, but you might not know what that means. Why go through all the trouble, and when should you go through it? The simple answer: it’s a little more complicated than that. In a nutshell, aeration lets your lawn...

Fertilizer Schedule – What, When, Why?

With great lawns come great responsibility. All of us lawn-owners know we have to do it, but we sometimes forget the “why” behind all the logistics and labor of maintaining a proper fertilizer schedule. We also all have to start somewhere, so a large portion of us...

Mowing Tips

When mowing your lawn, make sure to mow in a different direction every time. (Rotating 4 different directions) The benefits include: even mowing appearance less chance of ruts and soil compaction (broad-leaf weeds grow better in compacted soil than grasses) healthier...