Tips, Tricks & Troubleshoot


Quick and easy answers to your questions:

Lawn care. Fertilization, irrigation and feeding.

Lawn problems. Diseases, bugs and how to treat them.

Lawn renovation. Where to find sod and how to install it yourself.

Is there a best time of day to apply fertilizer?

Back to all Late afternoon or early evening (when there’s still light, of course) is the best time of day to apply lawn fertilizer. Applying it in the heat of a scorching afternoon can cause the sun’s rays to burn your grass—and when your goal is “lush and green,” burned grass blades simply won’t cut…

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What is the best way to apply fertilizer?

Back to all It’s easy!  Just follow these steps: 1. Water your lawn a few days before fertilizing so your soil is ready to absorb the fertilizer. 2. Following the directions on the bag, fill your spreader and adjust the settings. You can use a hand-held spreader for a small lawn or a broadcast spreader for…

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What do the letters NPK on the fertilizer bag mean?

Back to all Those three letters stand for the nutrients nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), and potassium (K). The numbers you see on the bag let you know the percentage of the N, P, and K that’s in the bag. Each nutrient is contributing to the health of your grass; up top, down below and inside.…

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How often should I fertilize my lawn?

Back to all Get out the calendar — make a schedule to feed your lawn four times a year, in early spring, late spring, summer and fall. You can take the winter off! SHARE THIS POST Share on facebook Share on twitter More Outdoor Living Ideas

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What are the benefits of fertilizing my lawn?

Back to all Feeding your lawn throughout the year is preventative maintenance. Just like servicing your vehicle or eating more fruits and veggies, if you want your grass to perform at its absolute best, you want to make sure that it has all it needs to not only survive but thrive! That’s how you get…

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What are lawn grubs?

Lawn grubs, often called white grubs, are the larvae of various beetles in your region, such as Japanese, June or Chafer beetles. They damage your lawn from below, feeding on organic matter and grass roots, causing sections of grass to die.

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