Win the war against pests! Winter tips for your home

Settling in for the long haul this winter? Pests are, too! But you don’t have to make your home their hibernation zone; keep them out of your space by adding these tasks to your to-do list: -Examine and replace doors sweeps to block out crawling...

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Watering stressed grass - What causes it and how to get it green again?

Watering stressed grass, what causes it and how to get it green again? Heat and Drought Stress watering. “Hot spell” • Drought Stress. Not enough water, rain or sun for days with 85+ degree days on end. • Heat Stress. Root...

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Watering your lawn, how much and when?

Watering your lawn How much water does your lawn need • 1.5 inches of water a week is recommended once grass starts to grow. (You may need more depending on soil type, thatch layer thickness, etc.) • In the spring start watering 1 or 2 days...

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Fun Facts about Natural Nitrogen, Nitrate and oxides in the air

Fun Facts Natural Nitrogen, Nitrate and oxides in the air. Makes grass and other “Green” things grow fast! Occurs naturally. It’s 78% of our atmosphere! Lightning MAKES GRASS GROW. Is produced and put into the air, soil and...

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Cutting your grass when it’s wet

• Raise the mower deck to the highest setting and bag the clippings. • Only overlap 50% of the mower deck width. Don’t take a lot off on each pass. • The grass won’t look the best but it will be safer than letting it...

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Cutting your grass when it’s overgrown

Overgrown (Tall) Grass • Cut when it’s cool out such as in the early morning. • Don’t cut it all the way at once. • During the first cut raise the mower deck to the highest level and bag this cutting. • Overlap...

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What height to cut your grass for the time of season

In order to keep your lawn and grass healthy throughout the year, it is important to make sure you set your mower to the appropriate length. Here are our tips to help you make sure you are cutting your grass at the right length each season: •...

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Mowing your lawn! When and how to mow for the season

Cutting your grass – Start cutting your grass when it starts growing. Try to keep the grass no shorter than 2.5 inches even on the first mow of the season. The sweet spot is between 2.5 and 3.5 inches for most of the year with Kentucky...

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Importance of aeration

The Importance of Aeration Core aeration loosens up the soil from last year as well as from the snow sitting on the grass for long periods of time. Compaction happens from watering, walking, playing and yes, mowing the grass. • Aeration helps...

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Spring lawn clean-up! What to do to get your lawn ready for summer

Spring is here! What should you do as soon as the snow is gone? In the spring it is very important to get your lawn mower blade sharpened and balanced so you will get a good cut when you start mowing the lawn. Clean up – Rake up all...

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