Lawns

Sprinkler Irrigation- DIY Sprinkler Irrigation and Sprinkler Components

Sprinkler irrigation is the most common method of landscape irrigation. Find DIY sprinkler irrigation facts and information on sprinkler irrigation components. For many years it was considered the only effective way to uniformly apply water over large areas such as athletic fields and lawns. In spite of the issues of large quantities of water to being [...]

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Festuca rubra- Creeping Red Fescue

Festuca rubra, Creeping red fescue, is a turf-type fescue grass that tolerates some shade. Find facts on growing, planting, and caring for creeping red fescue. Growing Red Fescue Creeping red fescue grows anywhere in Zone 3-6. The actual grass grows from 4-20” high and 4-6” wide. It is a cool season clumping or running, evergreen perennial [...]

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Garden Edging Ideas and Advantages

Great garden edging ideas and other tricks for a neat landscape are provided for you to incorporate into your yard and garden. When you are renovating a lawn, one way to give it an instant transformation by utilizing garden edges ideas. No one will appreciate your nice lush grass if it is overgrown into flower [...]

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How Do You Know When to Aerate Your Lawn?

Aerate your lawn with an aerator by finding out how to aerate effectively and how aerating with an aerator can improve your lawn. After the long growing season, your lawn could probably use a breather. The solution to some of your lawn problems may be that your lawn may need aerating.. This article will help [...]

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How to Aerate Your Lawn-DIY Project

Aerating your lawn with aerators is a good DIY project that will greatly benefit the health of your lawn. Find out how to aerate your lawn effectively and efficiently. Many homeowners may not know when to aerate a lawn. This process will cut down greatly on many types of lawn diseases that you might have in [...]

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Edging and Trimming for a Manicured Lawn

For those of you that appreciate a manicured lawn, you will need to make sure you do your edging and trimming. Edging your lawn and areas around the objects in your lawn, are the finishing touches that make the difference between just a mowed lawn or a beautifully manicured landscape. There is just something about [...]

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When Should You Power Rake Your Lawn?

Knowing when to power rake and how often, is a question quite often asked. Power raking is a process that removes dead grass and other matter to be pulled up of the surface. Power raking can be done at any time of the year that the weather is not too harsh to work in. The [...]

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Lawn Diseases- Part 1

To help eliminate many problems that cause diseases in your yard, you will need to follow a few simple rules of good lawn care. If these measures are taken and a serious disease still takes hold, chemical control may be necessary. Most diseases may be controlled with chemicals, but some, such as smut fungus, can [...]

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