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Important Information About Spotted Lanternfly Life Cycle

The following is a guest article written by Allison Medrano from CLIP Lawn Care. It is all about the Spotted Lanternfly – very important information for those of you that live in the areas Allison mentions. You can contact CLIP Lawn Care through their website. Take it away Allison! Lycorma delicatula, commonly known as the …

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How To Get Rid of Crabgrass in Your Lawn For Good!

Are you tired of using one herbicide after another just to have the pernicious weed show up again and again? Do you feel like you’ve tried every possible crabgrass herbicide under the sun? In this article, we’ll discuss a variety of techniques dealing with how to kill crabgrass in lawns. Healthy Lawn = Best Crabgrass …

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How To Keep Mosquitoes Out Of Rain Barrels

Rain barrels play an important in providing water for gardens and lawns, while at the same time conserving water. An unfortunate consequence of saving standing water in a container is that mosquitoes are drawn to it like magnets. Once the weather breaks and it becomes hot out, they start to appear. Their breeding cycle is …

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How To Connect Two Rain Barrels In Series

Many of you, whether you’re using one lone rain barrel or a gigantic poly tank, have come to the stage where the amount of available rainwater has exceeded your storage capacity. If this is the case, it might be time to buy an additional rain barrel or storage container. There are several methods that are …

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Vigoro vs Scotts: Weed and Feed Fertilizer Showdown!

Fertilizer and lawn care products is a billion dollar industry. There are several reputable companies producing products specifically designed to help maintain and beautify lawns and recreational areas. Two of the most common products are Vigoro and Scotts [1,2]. Both are well known and have a reputation for being consistent in the results they produce. …

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Homemade Fertilizer For Grass Recipes

Homeowners take great pride in having well-maintained lawns. Some of the fertilizers (and other lawn chemicals) on the market are considered to be toxic and dangerous for pets and children. To some, the risk of endangering their family is just too high. In an attempt to protect their family, they often seek other avenues that …

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Common Reasons Why a Leaf Blower Won’t Start

Let’s take a closer look into the reasons that prevent a leaf blower from starting. Gas powered leaf blowers consist of a small internal engine that generally requires only three things to start: air, spark and fuel. Air Air must move in and out of the engine in order for it start. This is generally …

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Best Techniques For Using a Leaf Blower

The value of your home means more than simply how much money it’s worth. Aesthetics count, too. During fall, keeping the outside of your home attractive includes keeping the yard free of leaves. A leaf free yard also increases the safety of your home since the falling leaves, although pretty, create a fire hazard. Piles …

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Drop Spreader Vs Broadcast Spreader

Spreaders can run the gamut from small, handheld models to heavy duty models that must be pulled with a tractor or ATV. They are generally divided into two main categories: drop spreaders and broadcast spreaders. Broadcast spreaders are also commonly referred to as rotary spreaders. Both types of spreaders feature hoppers with adjustable openings for …

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