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Month-by-Month Lawn Care Calendar for Cool Season Grasses

While your cool season lawn may be asleep under a layer of snow, it’s not too early to start thinking about lawn care. Each month, including December through January, provides many opportunities to do something related to lawn care. A Quick Review of Growing Grass in the Transition Zone Before getting to the month-by-month calendar, […]

How to Make Compost at Home (Using Kitchen Scraps and Other Natural Waste!)

Recent research shows that food scraps and yard waste make up 30% of the trash we throw away. The EPA says that this excess waste, which can be used to feed the soil in your flowerbeds, vegetable gardens, and lawn, take up more space at landfills and contribute to methane production. You can make organic […]

Follow These Steps To Get Rid of a Swampy Yard

Does your backyard fill up with water every time it rains? Then you probably have a drainage problem. If you have a yard drainage problem, you’ve no doubt noticed the following problems: You have more mosquitoes in your yard Lawn grass doesn’t grow well in the area where ponding occurs Water-loving weeds, such as nutsedge, […]