Aerator Rental Considerations

Lawns which are ridden with a thick layer of thatch and compacted soil need aeration on the double. The problem is that most people don’t keep an aerator on hand for the rare instance in which they are needed. Many times, a good option can be to rent an aerator from a local tool supply […]

Most Common Lawn Weeds

The term "weed" is a subjective one. Generally it is a plant "not wanted" where it is. Lots of people will be planting these "weeds" listed below, whereas lots will be finding ways to eradicate them. Crabgrass Able to blend in with other types of grass, crabgrass begins appearing in the lawn at the start […]

Types of Lawn Fertilizer

Fertilizer is designed to replace nutrients in the ground which are lost as the grass “eats” them up. By selecting the right fertilizer and applying in the right number and rate, your lawn will be healthier in the long run. Type of Fertilizer Picking a good brand like Scotts Fertilizer is a bonus but is […]

Benefits of a Garden Roller

  When a lawn becomes bumpy and uneven, a garden roller can be used to flatten it out. Garden rollers have been around for many years and are quite effective at what they do. Originally made exclusively from steel or iron cylinders, these rollers are now made mostly of plastic. The weight is added by […]

How to Use a Lawn Scarifier

  When excess thatch builds up in lawn soil, a lawn scarifier is often employed to break up the ground and remove debris. Everyday debris and dead grass can typically be removed with a spring lawn rake. However, when years of growth need to be removed, the small tines on these  lawn rakes are often […]