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Grass Guides

  • The best battery powered weed eaters

    The Best Battery Powered Weed Eaters For Any Yard

    There are many different weed eater models available on the market. Some are electric while others run on gas-powered engines which provide more power for heavy-duty jobs. Of course, some of the most efficient and effective weed eaters are those that are powered by batteries. For those who have a large yard, or for those who […] More

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  • soil test kit

    The Best Soil Test Kits and How to Use Them

    If you’re a gardener and have ever wondered if your soil is acidic, alkaline, or somewhere in between, then this article is for you. Soil testing can be done with kits that are available at most garden centers and local hardware stores (or online).  A good soil test can evaluate just about everything that’s going […] More

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  • best lawn aerators

    6 Best Lawn Aerators for All Yard Sizes

    When your lawn is heavily compacted or has a build-up of thatch, there’s no better tool to help you get your grass growing strong and healthy again than one of the best lawn aerators.  Both compaction and thatch can make it difficult for your grass to grow, blocking air and oxygen from reaching your plants’ […] More

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  • best lawn sweepers

    The 5 Best Lawn Sweepers for Any Lawn

    When it comes to lawn care, it seems as though there’s no shortage of products that you need to buy – from rakes to shovels, mowers to weed trimmers, you might feel overwhelmed by the long list of supplies you need to tend to your lawn. So what’s a lawn sweeper – and is it […] More

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  • best fertilizer spreader

    4 Best Fertilizer Spreaders for Lawns

    You can’t grow healthy and strong without the right nutrients – so why would you expect your lawn to be any different? Let’s face it – your lawn goes through a lot of wear and tear. From pests and weather to foot traffic and the infamous doggie potty spots, your lawn can start looking a […] More

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  • Best lawn sprinklers

    5 Best Lawn Sprinklers for Any Lawn

    If you’re planning to grow a healthy, lush-looking lawn, it’s crucial to ensure your lawn has all the water and oxygen it needs to produce strong, long, and healthy roots.  While in many areas, natural rainfall can provide for your lawn’s basic watering needs, in other parts of the world, that’s simply not the case. […] More

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Weed Guides

  • best weed killers

    The 5 Best Weed Killers for Lawns [Real Advice]

    The best laid plans for a lush, pristine lawn always seem to be thwarted by the most maddening of nature’s pests: weeds. They may seem benign; some are even beautiful. But the reality is that every weed in your garden is taking nutrients and other resources from the plants that you’ve chosen to grow. They […] More

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  • How to get rid of clover

    3 Steps to Get Rid of Clover [DIY How To]

    Clover is a plant with many identities. To some it is a weed, to others a desirable part of a home lawn, to others a feed crop and to still others a source of fascination, religious symbolism and perhaps, good luck. What is Clover? Clover is a commonly used name for the genus Trifolium, a […] More

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  • how to get rid of dandelions

    3 Steps to Get Rid of Dandelions [DIY How To]

    Beloved by young children who enjoy blowing their seeds in the wind but despised by those who tend to their gardens and yard, dandelions are arguably the most well known weed on the planet. Ridding them from a home lawn is not difficult but requires an understanding of the plant and its somewhat unique growth […] More

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  • Roundup alternative

    5 Roundup Alternatives for Lawns

    It’s hard to find a homeowner that thinks weeds are a great addition to their landscape. There is no question that weeds are a constant battle, and finding a way to keep them in control, aside from having to pull them all by hand is quite important. Spending your summer on your hands and knees […] More

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  • How to get rid of crabgrass

    3 Steps To Get Rid of Crabgrass [DIY How To]

    Few weeds provoke greater ire for those who tend to their lawns than crabgrass. Arriving in most areas in early to mid summer, crabgrass is acutely invasive and capable of taking over entire yards if left unchecked. Its pale, green color and low growing habit stand out and make it a particularly conspicuous eyesore in […] More

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Tree Guides

  • Cercospora leaf spot guide

    Cercospora Leaf Spot Guide: How to Identify and Treat

    Cercospora leaf spot is the name applied to a variety of plant and tree diseases caused by fungi in the genus Cercospora. A diverse and speciose clade, scientists have formerly described more than 80 species, and there are undoubtedly just as many that await proper identification. The fungi infect a similarly impressive list of plant […] More

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  • septoria leaf spot on tomato plant

    Septoria Leaf Spot Guide: How to Identify and Treat

    When most people hear the term “fungi,” they envision mushrooms quietly growing in the forest, while consuming dead wood and other organic debris. But some fungi are actually pathogens, who not only feed on living organisms but cause serious health problems too.  Today, we’re going to examine one particularly interesting and noteworthy fungus, which goes […] More

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  • Dying Ash tree from Emerald Ash Borer

    How to Treat Ash Trees for Emerald Ash Borer Damage

    About 20 years ago, a handful of dime-sized insects spread their proverbial wings, hopped aboard a few shipping containers in China, and made their way to American shores. Known as emerald ash borers, these invasive insects have inflicted considerable harm on North American ash trees, placing the entire ash tree genus (Fraxinus) in danger of […] More

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  • Apple scab disease

    Apple Scab Treatment: How to Get Rid of the Disease

    Unfortunately, pests and pathogens are simply a fact of life for apple farmers and homeowners who like to grow these pretty fruit-bearing trees. From apple maggots and coddling moths to rusts and fire blight, your beloved trees live in a state of nearly constant assault. But while these bugs and bacteria vary in prevalence and […] More

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