How Fall Mowing Can Make Your Yard Look Better All Winter

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We get it.  By the time October rolls around most people are pretty tired of mowing grass, even those most dedicated to the look of their lawn and landscaping. You grow weary of the same spots, … [Read more...]

If You’re Going To Plant A Tree…..

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There's more to consider for fall planting than just grass seed and perennial bulbs.  Now, more than ever, people are considering trees as an accent and long-term investment in their property.  If … [Read more...]

So, Why Do I Have All This Crabgrass?

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It is probably the most frequent call, and the most frequently asked question since June.  "Why do I have all this crabgrass in my yard? "I got the treatment in March.  I paid good money for … [Read more...]

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 … [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 … [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 … [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.  … [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 … [Read more...]

There’s Nothing Wrong With Spring Nitrogen….

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Regardless of what's written, or said, or promoted on TV...there's nothing WRONG with applying spring nitrogen to your lawn. And why do we make the point? Because in recent years it's become … [Read more...]

The Perfect ‘Late’ Holiday Gift…And $ave Money!

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Here's a thought, post-holiday, for something you can do for someone special on your family list that you perhaps forgot...or better yet, something you can do for yourself to make your 2019 … [Read more...]