Category Archives: Lawn care

Lawn care articles

What is Green?

I was a a conference about a year and the buzz was that we are the green industry. Green being a color word. The lawn care industry throw the word around like Slow food industry uses organic. Grass is green, … Continue reading

Posted in January 2011, Lawn care | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Leaves the Season!

So with all the rain overt the past week the leaves have all changed and are falling. The weather will continue to get cold and winter is on the way. It is time to prepare the garden and landscape for … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, Lawn care | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Aerating in the Fall

Aerating in the fall is best done when the ground is soft, mot muddy. Muddy ground will plug, but the clean -up after can take a while. When aerating on soft ground it is better to use a walk behind … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, Lawn care | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Time to Cut the Cheese!

It’s that time again! College football is back on the air, the temperature has drop to a comfortable level and the air smells of fall. The call for carving pumpkins and picking apple is coming.  What about the grass? Your … Continue reading

Posted in Lawn care | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Don’t tread on me! a Grass Tale.

So it has swung into the high eighties and nineties for much of the east coast this week. Now we don’t just have to watch the bugs in the garden and lawn; we have to pay attention to signs of … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, Lawn care | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Cutting Grass in the Rain.

This is a hard subject. I personally don’t advocate cutting wet grass. I think that it does more damage to the lawn than good.  It is generally hard on your equipment and is dangerous. So as a rule I would say … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, Lawn care | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Summer Landscaping Essentials

So today we have the 10 Problems to Prevent in Summer Gardens:
Continue reading

Posted in 2009, Gardening, Landscaping, Lawn care | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How High is that Grass?

So grass cutting has begun. Most grass needed cut last week, or will need cutting this week in my area. The rain has kicked in and everything is greening nicely. The garden has started and the plants are growing. A … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, Lawn care | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Flat tires and Bad Gas

So it happens, you get the perfect day to work in the yard the sun is shining; the wind is blowing a slight breeze and the air is fresh. You go to start the mower and choke it and as … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, Lawn care | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Spinach and Grass; Why Popeye was Right!

So spinach is a deep green, we know that it is a health food source, and full of iron. We have been told since we were young to eat our spinach it will make your muscles grow like Popeye. You … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, Lawn care | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment