How To Get Rid Of Grubs

how to get rid of grubs

Grub worms eat the roots of your lawn or yard. If left untreated, they will become adult beetles and will feast on your plants’ leaves. To treat grub worms in the garden, homeowners usually apply a readily available commercial grub killer to their lawn. So, when you have grubs in your lawn or garden can … Read more

Spectracide vs Roundup – The Showdown

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Weeds are the thorn in the side of most gardeners – you spend hours clearing your beds, and a couple of days later they’ve overtaken again. Perhaps you have a path or a paved patio area that has an annual infiltration from pesky weeds and grass that spread underneath the slabs, creating unsightly patches of vegetation. … Read more

Muddy Dog Yard Solutions: 6 Solutions Worth Considering

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Dog owners know their beloved dogs need outdoor exercise and fresh air. Beyond daily walks or weekly visits to the dog park, this exercise usually comes in the form of running and playing in a yard or dog run. Dogs of any size can eventually wear a path in a grassy yard or dog run … Read more

3 Ways To Provide Sun Protection For Plants

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Flowers and vegetables obviously need the sun to grow, but in the middle of summer, it is possible to get too much of a good thing. The most common mistake that new gardeners make is to fail to consider; what sun protection do I need for my plants? After all, too much sun is one … Read more

What Is Gorilla Hair Mulch and When Should You Use It?

what is gorilla hair mulch

Gorilla hair mulch. No, it is not some poor worker’s job at the zoo to pick up the fallen hair from the gorillas. And no, they don’t pluck it directly off the gorilla itself. In fact, it is not actually gorilla hair (shocking I know!). Let’s take a look at what gorilla hair mulch (or … Read more

How to Use Diatomaceous Earth For Pest Control – Indoors and Outdoors

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What a lovely word – “diatomaceous”. It’s one of those words that roll off the tongue once you know how to pronounce it. But what the heck is it? Diatomaceous earth (DE) is a naturally-occurring silica compound made from the fossilized, skeletal remains of diatoms – minuscule aquatic organisms. Oh….I can hear you telling me “That … Read more

Yates Weed and Feed Hose On Review – Weeds Be Gone!

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Springtime in Melbourne, Australia…and everything in the garden is growing like crazy. The grass is growing like mad, and unfortunately so are the weeds in the lawn. Now I admit that it is my own fault. I have neglected the lawn for far to long now and this spring the weeds have gotten out of … Read more

How To Identify And Treat Lawn Rust (Fungus On Grass)

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Do you have orange grass? Does your lawn look like it has a disease? Maybe it seems to be coated with orange-red or yellowish dust? Or perhaps your boots turn orange when mowing the lawn? Well it is likely that you have lawn rust (puccinia spp.), which is a type of lawn fungus. But don’t … Read more

Winterizer Fertilizer – What Is It and When To Apply

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Winter is one of the toughest times for our lawns, and ensuring that the grass gets through the colder months and has enough food to flourish in spring is important. Luckily, winterizer is designed to do just that. Knowing when to apply a winter fertilizer and what brands to choose are critical in ensuring the success … Read more

How To Spread Mulch Properly – Expert Tips

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Mulching your garden sounds simple, and generally, it is. But, if you do it incorrectly you may not get the full benefits that mulch can bestow on your garden! Mulch can help the soil conserve water, improve its quality, protect the roots from extreme temperatures, and slow down the growth of weeds. But it also … Read more

Lawn Mower Safety – Stay Safe When Mowing

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Lawn mowers are an essential tool for anyone who maintains a home or property. Most mowers are very easy to set up and use, however users need to be careful when using these power tools as they also can be very dangerous, not only to the users but also to anyone nearby. Whether you use … Read more

Scotts Fertilizer vs Vigoro Fertilizer – Which is Best?

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For some of us our lawn is our pride and joy, we don’t spend all out time on our cars or fancy home entertainment systems…what we really enjoy is mowing our lawns and making it look just perfect.And a big part of that is using the right lawn fertilizer. Generally when you talk about lawn fertilizers, the … Read more

Husqvarna HU800AWDH Lawn Mower Review

HU800AWDH Review

The Husqvarna HU800AWDH walk behind lawn mower is a serious contender in the top gas lawn mowers available today. The combination of the powerful Honda motor, the build quality of the body and the amazingly powerful 4WD self propelled feature makes it a must see before you make your final decision on which mower to … Read more

The Hottest Landscaping Ideas for Summer

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  If you are looking to make your garden stand out this summer, you’ve come to the right place. These trending landscaping ideas will turn your outdoor space into a head-turning piece of paradise, whether you are a gardener novice or a landscaping expert. Summer Landscaping Ideas Fence colored bold Probably the quickest, easiest, and … Read more

The Best Backpack Leaf Blower – Full Reviews and Buyers Guide

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Let’s face it. When the leaves start rolling down all around your outdoor spaces, the romantic side of it only lasts for some time. Talk about hues of fall turning into backbreaking drudgery as you rake, sweep, pile, and collect. But are you willing to trade all those hours of yard work for something simple that … Read more

The Best Pruning Shears – 2021 Edition

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If you are any sort of a gardener then you have no doubt used a set of pruning shears at some point. Choosing a good model is vital; it can make your gardening work much easier, keep your plants happier and probably the most important point – reduce the risk of injury. The difference between … Read more

GreenWorks 25302 G-MAX Battery Lawn Mower Review

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With the rapid improvement in battery and electric motor technology, the cordless lawn mower category is quickly filling up with top quality products, and our testing of the GreenWorks G-Max mower has really awoken us as to just how good a cordless mower can be. Not all that long a ago battery powered lawn mowers were … Read more