Find tips on establishing or maintaining a lush green lawn.

Best Lawn Mower Cover

You typically spend a significant amount of money on a lawn mower even for smaller push or self-propelled mowers. Naturally, it make sense to cover your equipment to protect it against rain, snow, hail, dirt, pests, sap, and much more. This is especially true if you leave your lawn mower outside for extended periods.  We …

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What Kills Grass?

how to kill grass

If you maintain a yard long enough, there will likely be a time when you need to kill grass in some areas of the landscape. This may mean eliminating a small section that has become as minor problem or killing off the entire lawn for a renovation project.  Fortunately, there are several ways to kill …

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Best Dust Mask for Mowing

Dust Mask for Cutting Lawn

Most people mow their lawn with little consideration about what they are kicking up around them from the mower. Particles from grass, weeds, fertilizer, and dirt are common materials that make their way from the lawn to the nose and mouth. We breathe in these particles causing cough, sneezing, allergy problems, or even more severe …

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Best Hearing Protection for Lawn Mowing

best headphones for lawn mowing

 I worked several years maintaining the lawns and landscaping of residential and city properties. Daily, I would operate noisy equipment including leaf blowers, air compressors, weed wackers, lawn mowers, tractors, and snow removal equipment.  Being a foolish and teen to young adult, I failed to routinely use hearing protection despite it being readily available by …

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Push Mower vs Self-Propelled

Self propelled mower vs push

The life expectancy of a lawn mower is approximately 10 years. This is the reason why people who are considering purchasing a walk-behind mower should understand the differences between a push mower vs self-propelled. Selecting the right mower is essential to making your weekly mowing a less laborious task.  Push Mower vs. Self-Propelled Movement The …

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How Do Weeds Spread?

Dandelion Ready to Spread

When spring rolls around, weeds in the lawn, garden, and landscaping become prevalent in many yards. “How do weeds spread?” is a common question asked by many homeowners as they look for ways to solve this pesky problem.  In order to combat weeds, the source of the weeds needs to be revealed to help eliminate …

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7 Best Manual Lawn Edgers

Best Manual Lawn Edger

This article is designed to help you find the best manual lawn edger for your yard. While there are different types of manual edgers featured below, they all do a very effective job at creating a beautiful edge. Picking a manual edger that is right for you should be relatively easy. Manual edgers are pretty …

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