Three Good Things For Summer Yards….

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It's come like it does in so many Ohio summers...all of a sudden.  From a cold, wet April and May, it turned hot and humid quickly in mid-June, leaving your lawn very little time for acclimation. The result?  Early stress from the heat and … [Read More]

Summer Color For Mere Coins

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Now that we're into summer it's showtime - for those who annually bathe their beds and landscaping with the rich, varied colors of the season. For many, it's a yearly labor of love;  something looked forward to throughout the cold dreary months … [Read More]

The Importance Of ‘Sharp’ Blades On Your Mower

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Yes, you're mowing more than you usually do.  It's been raining since the end of February, and you probably started mowing about the last week of March. And you probably spent the first two weeks of mowing just 'dead-heading' your lawn - that is, … [Read More]

If You Have To Mow Wet Grass….

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Ordinarily, you don't recommend that you mow your yard when it's wet. You know that, of course.  All those years that you mowed your dad's lawn for allowance money...no doubt he told you weekly.  And, he was right. And now that it's your lawn … [Read More]

“Dead-Heading” Your Lawn, And Why

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There are two schools of thought pertaining to when to cut your lawn for the first time in the spring. One, wait as long as you possibly can, because it's just one more thing to do no a weekly basis. Or two, cut it early, now, because if you … [Read More]