How to Overseed a Lawn – The Simple Guide

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Everyone wants a thick, green, and healthy lawn. It’s the perfect way to show-off to neighbors, a great place for a picnic, and a safe place for children to land if they fall in the yard. However, if you want a lawn that turns neighbors green with envy, you need the knowledge and knowhow to … Read more

Honda vs Toro Lawn Mowers

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Anyone who has spent some time shopping around for a walk-behind lawnmower has likely heard two names: Honda and Toro Both manufacturers have devoted followings and have a sizable catalog of products. But which one is the right choice for you? It all depends on the exact features you expect out of a walk-behind lawnmower. … Read more

Honda HRX217VKA Lawn Mower Review

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Self Propelled Mower for the Toughest Jobs Today we will be looking at the Honda 4-in-1 Versamow Self Propelled Gas Lawnmower, a powerful gas-powered mower capable of handling the toughest jobs. In this review, we will provide an overview of the mower, assess the pros and cons, look at some of the features and benefits, … Read more

Greenworks 80V Cordless Mower Review

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Greenworks 80V Battery Powered Mower Overview We’ll cover all these features in more detail later on, but to get started, the Greenworks 80V cordless mower comes with 2 batteries and a rapid charger which means you can get near-continuous runtime on larger properties. It’s best for yards around 1 acre. But you can mow a … Read more

The 5 Best Lawn Aerators of 2022

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Aerating your lawn is an important part of lawn care that many people overlook. The ground can become compacted over time, which makes it much more difficult for air, water, fertilizer, and the appropriate nutrients to penetrate the soil and to reach the roots of the grass. This is why knowing how to aerate your … Read more

Straight Shaft vs. Curved Shaft Trimmer – Which is Better?

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When it comes to keeping your lawn in prime condition, you know that you’ll need a trimmer to handle the edges. But while picking one out for your home or business, you likely noticed that there are both straight shaft and curved shaft models available. Both look like they can do the job, but which … Read more

The Best Weed and Feed for Your Lawn – 2022 Edition

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Many weed and feed products promise lush green lawns free from dandelions, thistles, and other troublesome weeds. But few honestly deliver. Before you invest your time and money in a subpar product, you will want to check out our list of the best weed and feed fertilizers.  We looked at all types of 2-in-1 products, … Read more

The Best Gas Weed Eater – The 8 Top Models of 2022

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A lawn mower is certainly an important tool to look after your lawn, but there is one more tool you’ll need to ensure your lawn’s edges are perfectly aligned. This is where a weed eater comes into the picture. Also known as a weed eater, weed wacker, grass trimmer, or string trimmer, these specialized devices … Read more

Snapper XD 82V Battery Mower Review

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Snapper Self Propelled Mower Overview When they first hit the market some 20 or so years ago, people were initially very skeptical about electric lawnmowers, specifically regarding their battery life and durability. However, advances in battery and electric motor technology have allowed manufacturers make huge leaps in what a cordless mower is capable of. The Snapper XD … Read more

A Simple Lawn Maintenance Schedule – 10 Steps a Lush Lawn

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Some articles will lead you to believe that you need to spend lots of money and follow a super complicated plan to achieve a great-looking lawn. While those plans undoubtedly work, most people don’t need something so in depth. With a little planning, and some local knowledge you can have a great-looking lawn with a … Read more

The 12 Best Ground Cover Plants For Slopes

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Landscaping for slopes can be very tricky. It might also be tricky for homeowners to mow sloped areas of their yard. That could explain why most of them opt not to add grass to a slope. So the question is: what will be a better option for ground cover? We’ll be taking a look at … Read more

Electric Vs Gas Lawn Mower – Which Is Best?

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It wasn’t all that long ago when choosing a mower simply consisted of deciding which brand of gas mower to go for. Sure, electric mowers existed, but they were pretty much useless and a bit of a gimmick. Not so any more! Technology has come a long way in the past 10 years and battery … Read more

Choosing The Best Grass For Southern California

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You’ve got the grill. You’ve got the lawn games. You’ve got the drinks with the colorful umbrellas. The only thing that’s missing is the lush, green lawn to enjoy that life on. Sand can be great at the beach, but being able to feel grass between your toes at home is just as important. In … Read more

Black + Decker CM2040 Battery Powered Lawn Mower Review

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Important Info: The Black + Decker CM2040 is an old model and is no longer manufactured. This review is left here for the purposes of second hand buyers. If you are looking for a current model replacement I recommend checking out the Black + Decker 2043C Disclosure: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. However, … Read more

How To Fix Dead Grass – Is It Dead Or Dormant?

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Whether you’ve had an intensely hot summer, left on vacation for a few weeks, or had a pet leave spots on your lawn, nobody likes to see yellowed or brown killed grass on their lawn. Your home’s curb appeal can tell a story to guests and neighbors, so it’s important to keep your lawn in … Read more

The Best Cordless Lawn Mower – Battery Powered Mowing

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Battery powered lawn mowers have a lot of benefits over traditional gas models. They are lighter, they require almost no maintenance and they don’t require a trip to the gas pump when you run low on fuel! But not all cordless electric lawn mowers are alike, or even use the same technology. Some use Li-ion … Read more

How To Loosen Compacted Soil And Improve Your Lawn

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Compacted soil is the slow-moving freight train accident of lawn problems. It doesn’t happen all at once, but it just gradually chugs along, spreading toxic chemicals around the train tracks and causing traffic snarls for miles around. Oh, wait. That’s a freight train accident. Compacted soil might not be quite that bad, but it’s still … Read more

10 Ways to Water Plants While on Vacation

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Do you come back from weekend trips to find your plants & garden dying for water? Don’t feel like relying on mother nature or your unreliable neighbor to water your plants while you’re gone? Keep reading to learn how to water plants while on vacation so your succulents stay succulent and your vegetables are prize-worthy. … Read more

How To Get Rid Of Dandelions From Your Lawn

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To many people, dandelions are a pretty yellow flower that turns into a fun toy for the kids to play with when they go to seed. But to those of us that spend hours and hours looking after our lawns, dandelions are horrible weeds break up that lovely green uniformity and should be removed at … Read more

17 Ways to Get Rid of Weeds in Your Lawn

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A beautiful lawn is truly a work of art that takes a lot of work to achieve. After all the hours you spent spreading seeds, watering the grass, and cutting more in it in the dead of summer, you deserve a spotless, perfectly lush lawn. Unfortunately, weeds have other plans for your yard. Are you … Read more