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Nine out of ten Americans prefer to live in a home surrounded by trees, grass, and other living plants
A new national consumer survey by the National Association of Landscape Professionals with Harris Poll, finds that three quarters of Americans (75%) feel that it is important to spend time outside in...
If your lawn was dead going into winter, it's probably still dead
We take great pride in caring for our lawns, but when you have to fight dry weather for months on end, it isn’t easy. Zac Reicher is a turfgrass professor at the University of Nebraska. He...
The days of the perfectly manicured, weed-free, sod-farm suburban lawn as an ideal aesthetic are coming to a close.
More and more property owners are embracing a biodiverse yard plan, allowing for more complete ecosystems, new homes for struggling plants and animal species, and an overall more natural look. This...
I hired a landscaper to start work on our front yard. We remodeled our porch this summer and ripped out the old concrete sidewalk that went to the road. It looks like a giant mole went through our...
Dead grass Good pig Pretty girl July 2012 in Iowa
It depends on how healthy your lawn was before triple-digit heat and no rain.
Drought is pounding U.S. lawns. Even pampered tall fescue and Kentucky bluegrass lawns are looking splotchy or fading to a ripe-wheat hue. “How serious that is depends on how healthy your...
The chore of re-seeding a large yard or pasture will go a lot faster with a turf renovator. This tractor attachment saves time by aerating and planting seed.
Re-seeding a lawn may not be your favorite chore to do because of the work involved. Instead of slaving over the lawn, try using a turf renovater to make things go quicker. ...
We all want a healthy, green lawn, and often use fertilizers to boost growth. For best results, calculate the size of your yard, and buy a local product
Radio interview source: Zac Reicher, Turfgrass Professor, University of Nebraska Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Fertilizing your lawn properly can lead to...
Even if your lawn starts out green and lovely in the spring, it can look like a war zone by mid-summer. Win the battle with these tips!
Professionally grown sod is sturdy, dense, and virtually weed-free. Laying sod provides instant gratification ... no need to wait for seed!