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Prepare Your Lawn for Summer Heat

Did you know that you can pre-condition your lawn so that it can withstand summer heat? According to the non-profit Turf Resource Center, for the best results, and an even stronger lawn when the summer begins to fade toward autumn, you should start immediately to prepare your lawn by following these simple steps: Step 1. Reduce or eliminate fertilizer and weed control applications at least 30 days before you expect the temperatures to start...

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Effective Home Lawn Watering

One of the primary ways to promote the best lawn possible is through proper watering. Careful attention to watering gives the best lawn possible with the least amount of water. This saves water and money! It is also one of the best ways to strengthen the turf so it is less susceptible to drought, insects, and disease. Below are some facts about lawn watering. WHY DOES THE TURF NEED WATER? Many people don’t stop to consider that a lawn...

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Easy Care & Repair for Rejuvenating your Lawn

Wrapped up in our day-to-day work, family and leisure activities, it’s easy to delay doing anything about the increasingly worn or dead spots that sometimes appear in your otherwise beautiful lawn. Although repairing these unsightly areas may seem like a complicated, drawn out process, there’s a fast and easy solution that gives immediate results, according to the not-for-profit Turf Resource Center (TRC). Whether it’s...

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Avoiding New Lawn Failures

Hopes are high for a beautiful new lawn after you’ve spent the time, money and energy to plant that seed or lay the sod. But reality doesn’t always deliver on that hope and what was a daydream becomes a nightmare. What goes wrong for many homeowners? According to the Turf Resource Center, (TRC), a suburban Chicago based not-for-profit group specializing in information about grasses, the lawn’s failure can usually be tied...

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Homeowners Can Prepare Lawn For Possible Severe Drought

Long-range weather forecasters aren’t seeing storm-clouds forming on the horizon. In fact, the latest projection from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is for a severe drought across most of the south and upper mid-west sections of the U.S. Homeowners, armed with this forecast and knowledge of proper preparations and practices can greatly improve the chances of their home lawn surviving, even with very limited...

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