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The Top 10 Best Landscaped Colleges – West Coast
Landscaping

The Top 10 Best Landscaped Colleges – West Coast

The West Coast is a land of diverse beauty. This consists of California’s Redwoods and pristine beaches, the majestic mountains of Oregon, and the kaleidoscope of rich colors that make up Washington’s landscape. West Coast students also get to experience some of our country’s best landscaped college campuses. In the past, we […]

The Top 8 Most Beautiful State Capitol Lawns
Landscaping

The Top 8 Most Beautiful State Capitol Lawns

State Capitol Buildings are among the most beautiful buildings in the nation. Most were built by hand over a century ago and carry design and attention to detail that modern buildings today simply do not have. Even the more modern capitol buildings carry with them a regal overtone, towering over […]

A Quick Guide to Core Aeration
General Lawn Care

A Quick Guide to Core Aeration

Core aeration is one of those lawn care practices that are hidden in plain sight. It probably sounds familiar to you (or maybe not), but you’ve surely seen core aeration before. Think back to your football/soccer field in high school. Remember all those little pellets of dirt scattered all over? […]

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General Lawn Care

Quick Guide to Lawn Fertilization

As we continue our series of educational articles on lawn care this fall, we’ve finally stumbled upon perhaps the most important thing you can do for your lawn. Yes, friends, we’re talking about fertilization. Feeding your lawn, some say, is the most important thing you can do in pursuit of a […]

6 Affordable Ways to Make Your Flowerbed Pop
Gardening

6 Affordable Ways to Make Your Flowerbed Pop

Flowerbeds are an integral part of most suburban lawns, and it’s hard to imagine a home without one. A well-maintained flowerbed can really increase the curb appeal (and thus the monetary value) of your home. In addition to your annual mulching, there are hundreds of things you can do to […]

The Top 10 Best Landscaped Colleges – South
Landscaping

The Top 10 Best Landscaped Colleges – South

With the blessing of temperate climates and nearly year round growing conditions, the south is a breeding ground for impeccably green lawns. Colleges here, while noted for their football programs and tailgating, are also noted for their stunning campus landscaping. In the past few weeks, LawnStarter has looked at the best […]

The Top 10 Best Landscaped Colleges – East Coast
Landscaping

The Top 10 Best Landscaped Colleges – East Coast

It’s no secret that we’re lawn geeks.  So, we’ve searched high and low, evaluated hundreds of pictures, and interviewed students, alumni and faculty to bring to you the Top 10 Best College Landscapes on the East Coast.  It wasn’t easy, given the number of beautiful campuses around, but we’ve narrowed […]