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How Does Composting Work and Its Benefits

How Does Composting Work?On average, American adults generate 210 million tons of solid waste trash each year. Approximately 27% (or 56 million tons) is recovered through recycling, while the rest is placed in landfills to decompose and rot. When organic solid waste decomposes, it releases harmful greenhouse gases into the air, which can produce a […]

7 Steps to Easy Composting

Composting offers many benefits. It is a simple method of transforming organic waste into a rich soil additive for your garden. Your compost pile can be as simple or involved as you’d like for it to be. Regardless of which option you choose, you will be contributing to keeping waste out of local landfills. All […]

Drop Spreader Vs Broadcast Spreader

Drop Spreader Vs Broadcast Spreader Spreaders can run the gamut from small, handheld models to heavy duty models that must be pulled with a tractor or ATV; however, they are generally divided into two main categories: drop spreaders and broadcast spreaders. (Broadcast spreaders are also commonly referred to as rotary spreaders.) Both types of spreaders […]

3 Reasons To Buy an Electric Leaf Blower Vs. Gas

If you are in the market for a new leaf blower, you might have some questions about which type of blower is best for you. As with any new home investment, it is a good idea to research all potential features before making a decision that will work best for you and your household. When […]

Best Techniques For Using a Leaf Blower

The value of your home means more than simply how much money it’s worth. Aesthetics count, too. Your home should provide an enjoyable living space for you and your family inside and outside. During fall, keeping the outside of your home attractive includes keeping the yard free of leaves. A leaf free yard also increases […]

How Does a Leaf Blower Vacuum Work?

Everyone loves well-maintained lawns and the way they can make a neighborhood attractive. To take care of your yard you need to have the right tools for the job. For example if you want to take care of the piles of leaves building up on your lawn, you would probably find using a leaf blower is […]

Common Reasons Why a Leaf Blower Won’t Start

Common Reasons Why a Leaf Blower Won’t StartLet’s take a closer look into the reasons that prevent a leaf blower from starting, with a little depth. Gas powered leaf blowers consist of a small internal engine that generally requires only three things to start: air, spark and fuel.Air:Air must move in and out of the engine […]

Kill The Crabgrass In Your Lawn For Good

Are you tired of using one herbicide after another just to have the pernicious weed show up again and again? Do you feel like you’ve tried every possible crabgrass herbicide under the sun? In this article, we’ll discuss a variety of techniques dealing with how to kill crabgrass in lawns. Healthy Lawn = Best Crabgrass […]

Homemade (Organic) Lawn Fertilizer Recipes

Homeowners take great pride in having well-maintained lawns. Many of the  available on the market are considered to be highly toxic and dangerous for pets and children. To some the risk of endangering their family is just too high. In an attempt to protect their family, they often seek other avenues that will help them […]

Lies, Dang Lies and Statistics: Reading into Grass Seed Reviews

You’ve heard about the newest grass seed reviews coming out. THEY claim it will grow better, thicker and stronger with less weeds and disease issues. THEY say it will provide better coverage in brown spots because it deals better with lower pH soils. THEY say it will bring about world peace, dogs and cats living […]

How To Get Rid of Weeds

When you’re waging a war on weeds, it can seem like there is a never-ending and confusing list of suggestions, techniques and products to help you figure out how to kill weeds. But what if it was easy to find the solution based on what your needs are? In this article, we’ll help you get […]

Using Barricade Pre-Emergent Herbicide in Your Lawn Care Program

Using Barricade Pre-Emergent Herbicide in Your Lawn Care ProgramIf you’re looking for an herbicide that helps prevent weeds from coming up in the first place, Barricadepre emergent herbicide will help you keep your lawn looking great through the growing season. It is very effective against a large number of weeds, including Barnyardgrass, Annual Bluegrass, Carpetweed-04, […]

Guide To The Best Weed Killer For Lawns

When you’re working on developing the best possible lawn, there are few things as annoying as having weeds pop up. With deep root systems, hardy constitutions and other characteristics that make them difficult to control, weeds are often the bane of the diligent homeowner’s yard when they’re allowed to get out of hand. Let’s take […]

What Do Fertilizer Numbers Mean?

Anyone that has used  products has probably noticed the fertilizer numbers that prominently present on sides of the products’ containers. In most cases, they show up on the front, but are also commonly located near the bottom of the container’s back or on the side. These fertilizer numbers are used to impart valuable consumer information […]

5 Tips to Aerating Your Lawn

Aerating your lawn will keep it vibrant, green and growing strong during the summer months. There are several reasons why lawn aeration is important. The most important reason is that compacted soil can be hard on the root system. It can actually hinder how the roots absorb the nutrients they need. Aeration breaks up the […]

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