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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    How to Install Artificial Grass [DIY Guide]

    What is Artificial Grass? Artificial grass was developed in the 1960s and quickly changed the world of professional sports before becoming popular in residential projects later on. It is made of plastic pellets which have been melted and combined with green colors and chemical stabilizers. This mixture is pressed through metal sheets with flat, rectangular […] More

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    Complete Guide to Tall Fescue Grass Seed

    In 1931 Dr. E. N. Fergus, a professor in the agricultural department at the University of Kentucky, traveled to Menifee County in the eastern part of the state to judge a sorghum syrup competition. While at the competition he was approached by a local man who asked if he was aware of a wondrous grass […] More

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    Complete Guide to Zoysia Grass Seed

    For decades, beginning in the late 1970s and persisting well into the 2000s, if you were to open your Sunday newspaper you’d find tucked somewhere inside it a glossy ad touting the benefits of zoysia. The advertisers were selling plugs of zoysia grass; plant them in a bare yard, you were told, and be patient, […] More

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    The Best Time to Plant Grass Seed

    It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out how to grow a beautiful lawn, but it does require some careful planning.  Growing a verdant, healthy lawn starts with the right timing. Once you know the best time to plant grass seed, you’ll be able to maximize your time so you have to do as […] More

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    How to Plant Grass Seed [7 Steps]

    If you want a lawn that’s worthy of your neighbors’ envy, it’s no question you need to put in the time and effort to cultivate it. A thick, lush lawn doesn’t happen overnight. Instead, it requires some careful planning and attention to see results. Grass grows the best when your regional climate matches the specific type […] More

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    6 Steps to Aerate Your Lawn [DIY How To]

    Whether you’re an avid gardener or just looking to renovate your own lawn, you may have heard of aerating your soil. It’s an easy, simple, and quick process that can reap your garden or lawn massive benefits in a comparatively short amount of time. Aerating your soil involves perforating it with small holes in order […] More