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How to Level Your Lawn

Uneven areas of your lawn can be caused by settling or poor drainage issues. But leveling your lawn can have many benefits, and it doesn’t mean you have to rip everything up. Instead, you can apply a layer of top dressing to your lawn to even out its surface. Here's...

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How to Get Rid of Poa Annua: The Ultimate Guide

Introduction Poa annua is an invasive weed species that can be a nuisance in your lawn or garden. It has shallow roots, which allow it to thrive in overwatered areas. If you've identified Poa annua in your lawn, there are several methods you can use to get rid of it,...

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How to Install Bermuda Grass Sod for a New Lawn

If you are looking to install bermuda grass sod for a new lawn, it can be a bit intimidating. This process typically involves a significant investment, and the new grass is a living product that needs to be handled with care. Whether you are installing the sod...

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How to Stripe Your Lawn

Striping your lawn is the process of bending grass blades in different directions to create a striped pattern. This is usually achieved by using a lawn mower with a roller attachment or by using household items such as a push broom or similar. The following are some...

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Can You Lay Sod in Winter?

Laying sod in the winter season can be possible, depending on the geographic location of the installation site. Despite some concerns about newly established sod roots freezing, more sod is actually lost to heat stress in the summer than to moderate freezes in the...

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When to Fertilize New Sod

Many lawn care experts recommend waiting 30 days or more after installing new sod before applying fertilizer. However, it's important to consider that newly laid sod is under stress after being harvested, transported and installed in its new environment. To help it...

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Winter Garden Care Tips to Protect Your Landscape

Preparing your garden for winter is crucial for ensuring healthy growth in the spring. The harsh temperatures and harmful insects of winter can greatly impact your gardening space, making it important to take the necessary steps to protect it. In this article, we’ll...

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What are Jack Frost Trails in Lawns?

As the seasons change from autumn to winter, home turfgrass can be affected by harsh conditions. While the soil may still be warm, the air becomes colder, leading to unusual results in lawns, including the appearance of tiger stripes or Jack Frost trails. What do Jack...

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Using Granular Products for Lawn and Garden Care

As homeowners know, maintaining a healthy lawn and garden requires regular application of herbicides and fertilizers. Among the many options available, granular products remain a popular choice for both turfgrass and plants. This article will provide an overview of...

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