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When To Apply Dimension Pre Emergent

When To Apply Dimension & Other Pre EmergentsPreventing a problem before it becomes an issue is better than trying to tackle an issue after it has become a problem. One of the ways we can do this in lawns is by applying pre-emergents. Pre-emergents are a form of herbicide. Pre-emergents contain chemicals used to prevent certain plants […]

How To Apply Milky Spore Granules

How To Apply Milky Spore GranulesThere are many annoying critters that can find their way into your yard and wreak havoc. Some of these pests include grubs. I think most of us have dug in our yard and come across those nasty little white, wiggly, grubs that look like they could bite your fingers off. Actually, those […]

Is Bayer Advanced Complete Insect Killer Safe For Pets?

Is Bayer Advanced Complete Insect Killer Safe For Pets?We all want a pest free yard and garden. With grass, the kids can play in without worrying about being bitten and flowers you can bring in the house without bringing a host of insects inside too. And we want a yard that is safe for our […]

When To Apply Fungicide On Lawns

When To Apply Fungicide To Your LawnWe work so hard to maintain and care for our lawns that when our yard gets sick, we want to find a quick solution. Though we can work to fight off disease in our lawns with proper lawn care practices, sometimes this naturally occurring problem can arise regardless of our […]

When to Apply Milorganite to Your Lawn

When to Apply Milorganite to Your LawnOne of the keys to having a healthy lawn is to give it what it needs. Often times a yard will not naturally have everything it needs to thrive optimally, which is why you have to fertilize, so you’re giving your lawn what it needs. The working Google dictionary definition […]

Is It Safe To Drink From A Garden Hose?

Is It Safe To Drink From A Garden Hose?Many of us have wonderful childhood memories of hot summer days, running through sprinklers, and getting to drink cool water out of the garden hose. These were such happy and carefree times; tasting the refreshing hose water and feeling those cold droplets roll down your cheek, but maybe […]

Why Does My Garden Hose Leak & How To Fix It

Why Does My Garden Hose Leak & How To Fix ItA leaky garden hose is easy to prevent (if you are careful) and relatively easy to fix. Spotting a leak in your hose isn’t tricky; either the water is obnoxiously spraying you or the water pressure coming out is pathetic, and you don’t see any kinks […]

How Long Does It Take For Atrazine To Work

How Long Does It Take For Atrazine To WorkAtrazine is a selective systemic herbicide in the triazine class that is designed to target grass and broadleaf weeds after a crop or tree has emerged. It is one of the most widely used herbicides that has been most effective with crops like corn and grain sorghum. Because […]

How to Make a Homemade (DIY) Soaker Hose for Your Garden

How to Make a Homemade (DIY) Soaker Hose for Your GardenWatering a garden can be a time-consuming process. You spend your time watering and rewatering the same plants, so more water soaks in than runs off. Every gardener knows this struggle. The faster you water, the less water your plant actually gets. Trying to make sure […]

How to Increase Water Pressure in a Garden Hose

How to Increase Water Pressure in a Garden HoseLow water pressure in a garden hose can really be a pain. You’ve researched the best garden hose to buy and want to get your watering done as quickly and consistently as possible, but your water isn’t flowing well. It’s sputtering or trickling out of the hose, […]

How to Start a Compost Pile

How to Start a Compost PileThe first step in creating a compost pile is to decide where you want to place it. It shouldn’t be too close to your home because you do not want to attract scavengers to your back door or smell the decomposition each time you step outside, but neither should it […]

How Long Does 2, 4-D Take To Work?

How Long Does 2, 4-D Take To Work?Quick Answer: On average, it takes about 10-20 days for 2, 4-D to take effect.Are you using 2, 4-D weed killer in your yard? If you are using 2, 4-D or thinking about it, you are among many lawn care people who are. However, like many others who use this […]

Ultimate Beginners Guide To Gardening With Kids

Ultimate Beginners Guide To Gardening With KidsIs there anything better than the feeling of seeing your sweat and hard work pay off? Few hobbies in life offer such delicious rewards for time and effort as gardening does. As enjoyable as the yummy rewards are, gardening is also one of those activities that provides so much more […]

How to Fix a Pressure Washer Hose

How to Fix a Pressure Washer HoseNo one enjoys having to deal with damaged equipment. It just slows down progress and can create unwanted expenses. There are some tools out there that can be left damaged and beaten up without being repaired with more than duct tape and still get the job done. Pressure washer hoses are […]

How Powerful Of A Pressure Washer Should I Buy?

How Powerful Of A Pressure Washer Should I Buy?Pressure washers are amazing and efficient cleaning tools that are great for just about any pressurized cleaning job! Since pressure washers are such useful tools, it’s no wonder there are many options out there. However, the type of pressure washer you should use if far less important than […]

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