General Lawn Care

6 Lawn Care Mistakes to Avoid
General Lawn Care, Water

6 Lawn Care Mistakes to Avoid

As temperatures warm up and lawns grow again, folks across the country dust off their lawn mowers, head to the backyard and start this year’s lawn care regimen. But many will be making some common mistakes that can keep those lawns from doing their best. Steve Pettis Jr., an agriculture […]

Grass pollen allergies, commonly called hay fever, hit each spring
General Lawn Care, Grass Seed

Achoo! It’s Grass Pollen Allergy Season

About 40 million Americans suffer from pollen allergies, and grass pollen allergies are among the leading causes of these seasonal sneezes. Doctors call it seasonal allergic rhinitis, but its common name is hay fever. Many types of irritants can trigger allergic reactions, including flecks of pet skin and dust mites. Hay fever is distinct from food allergies or […]

A Guide to Organic Lawn Care
Gardening, General Lawn Care, Home and Garden

A Guide to Organic Lawn Care

Do you know your Peruvian bat guano from your liquid kelp? If so, chances are you are a fan of organic lawn care. Advocates for this more-natural set of lawn and gardening practices argue that if you rely on synthetic fertilizers and pesticides, your green lawn isn’t environmentally green. “I think synthetic fertilizers have run their […]