Category Archives: Blog

We want your feedback: Learn about our new Brinly Advisory Council!

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At Brinly-Hardy, we pride ourselves on listening to the needs and ideas from our valuable customers– and we’ve spent almost 180 years doing just that! Since 1839, we’ve been listening to feedback to help make our line of Lawn and Garden products better than before. This is why we’re currently seeking Lawn Care enthusiasts to […]

9 Tips to Help Plant Trees and Shrubs in the Fall

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If you missed out on a spring planting, and are now wondering if you can plant shrubs and trees in autumn, then you’re in luck! Fall is a wonderful time to plant many different varieties of trees and shrubs. The soil temperature is warm, the air temperature starts to cool, and depending on where you […]

How to Give Your Lawn a Final Fertilization or Weed Control Treatment before Winter

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Fall is slowly moving toward winter; which means you’re almost done with your lawn and garden chores… Just don’t forget about the final steps of pre-winter lawn treatment. Before you put away your spreader for the season, your lawn needs one more shot of fertilizer if you live in the North. If you live in […]

Get Those Leaves Off of Your Lawn; Here’s How to Do Easy Leaf Removal This Fall

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As fall continues on, the leaves from your trees, and possibly your neighbor’s, will start to pile up on your yard. Is it worth cleaning them up? Yes! You don’t want leaves to stay on your lawn all winter long creating the potential for disease and other lawn care problems. Fall Leaf Clean-Up Means a […]

Fall is the Time to Core Aerate & Overseed

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Aeration and Cool Season Grasses If you have a yard full of cool-season grass, and you’re wondering when to aerate your lawn, early fall is your time! The days are getting shorter and fall is in the air, which makes for a great time to aerate and overseed in many parts of the country. The […]

Do You Want a Healthy Lawn? Then Dethatch It

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Get one step closer to beautiful turf– Give your lawn a good dethatching to keep your yard grass free of disease and insects, and to promote healthy soil! If you live in the colder regions of the U.S., fall is the time to dethatch your cool season grass. Cool season grasses consist of Kentucky blue, fescues, […]

That’s right – Say it and Spray it!

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I’ve not ever had a spray tan, don’t particularly want one either, but some people love them. Maybe you know a neighbor who’s had one or read rumors about a President who’s recently had to cut back because they were tired of citrus jokes. Regardless of who it is, though, the process is the same: […]

Plugs, they’re not just for receding hairlines

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Is your grass thinning? Are there bald patches in your lawn where it used to be full and lush? If you answered “Yes” to these questions it may be time to consider plugs. Fortunately we aren’t so far off our rockers to suggest grafting individual blades of grass from your backyard to your front lawn. […]

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