In order to ensure the proper application rates, we must validate our fertilizer spreader settings by accurately calibrating the spreader. Optimum Spreading Speed = 3mph Because most broadcast spreaders are wheel-driven, the speed at which you walk significantly affects the spread of the material. Walking slower causes the spinner to rotate more slowly, resulting in […]
Why Do I Need to Use a Lawn Dethatcher? Thatch is made of up old grass clippings, dead roots, leaves and other small organic debris. It builds up in layers underneath your lawn, on top of the soil. A good lawn dethatcher will clear this layer away allowing water, nutrients, and air to reach the […]
Lawn rolling is an intermediate-level landscaping technique that can help create a smoother, greener lawn. The premise is simple enough, a rounded weight that flattens the soil it passes over. But to utilize it effectively, it must be applied at the right times, in the right way, with the right frequency. Read on to learn […]
Dethatching your lawn the easy way Lawn thatch is a layer of grass clippings, dead leaves, and other organic material that builds up underneath your lawn, just above the topsoil. A small amount is essential and protects the roots of the grass, but having too much prevents air, water and nutrients from reaching them. This […]
Get rid of leaves and lawn debris without raking Allowing fallen leaves and other lawn debris to lie on your lawn not only damages grass and impedes growth, but it also causes thatch to build up and can cause bare spots in your lawn.
Even though it is just the beginning of August (and the country is still in the midst of a heat wave) it will be time to start thinking about tackling a not-so-glamorous yard project—RAKING LEAVES! If you have a lawn that is wooded or contains even a few trees, you probably have a firm plan […]
Summer Lawn Tips | BrinlyU It’s Summer time which means to raise your mower deck to the highest level. This helps keep your grass protected from heat and levels of drought, trapping moisture. This not only can trap moisture, but can block sunlight from the weeds, which helps your lawn look green and healthy in […]
Springtime is obviously a great time to spread seed and plant. Temperatures have been unusually warm across the country these past several weeks. And if you’re like us, you’re already tinkering around out in the yard and garden. If you’re like us, you’re just itching to get out in the sun for some springtime seeding. […]