Best Leaf Rake

Best Leaf Rake to Force Your Kid to Use (while you nap)

Fall is here, and this means that you’re about to embark on one of the most aggravating chores: wrangling dead leaves. If you’re a yard owner, you must be wondering, “Isn’t there a better way to get rid of these leaves?” Well, yes – there is! The secret is to have kids. After they’re grown enough to help you (but still young enough to need you), here’s what you do. You find something they want, and use that as leverage. When they agree to your terms, all that’s left is to invest in the best leaf rake you can find to make sure they do the job right!

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Lawnbright Study

Is Your Lawn in the Danger Zone? Lawnbright’s 2-Year Study Exposes the Silent Fertilizer Thief Starving Your Grass

I’m not sure if you’re a subscriber to Lawnbright‘s newsletter (if not, go do it), but I am, and the most recent email I received was terrific. It was about soil pH and in it, Craig Elworthy, the founder of Lawnbright, shared some startling data about exactly how much your soil’s pH can limit the nutrient uptake and utilization of that expensive lawn fertilizer you’re using. We reached out to Craig to learn a little more about what their 2-year study of the lawn soil data in America revealed about pH.

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Can You Use Too Much Milorganite

Can You Use Too Much Milorganite on Your Lawn?

Milorganite is an organic slow-release fertilizer for lawns and gardens with a number of different benefits. It’s quite easy to use, as it has “no-burn” properties. Unlike Scotts fertilizers, Milorganite has gentle “slow-release” nitrogen content. Microbes in the soil release this fertilizer over time. The nitrogen within Milorganite becomes accessible when temperature and moisture conditions are just right in the soil. When Milorganite mineralizes, it is released into the soil. So can you use too much Milorganite on your lawn?

I’ll explain in this article.

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Backyard Lawn Ideas

59 Backyard Lawn Ideas for a Landscape You’ll Love

Just moved into a new home and looking for ways to revamp the backyard space? Or maybe you’ve been living in your home for years and just need some new ideas for now to transform your outdoor area? Whether you have a large budget or a tiny one, there are plenty of things you can do to make your backyard more beautiful. Keep scrolling to discover my list of 59 backyard lawn ideas for a landscape you’ll absolutely love!

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Best Pull Behind Spreader

What’s the Best Pull Behind Spreader for Lawns?

Choosing the best pull behind spreader will allow you to save time while fertilizing or seeding your lawn. Not only can a spreader save you time and effort, but it also helps to ensure that the product is evenly distributed, saving you money. For large properties, a towable lawn spreader is a must, and today I’ll share my favorite model, and tell you why I think it will work well for you.

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Homemade Tick Spray for Yard

How to Make a Homemade Tick Spray for Your Yard

Worried about ticks in your yard? There are ways to get rid of them, and this doesn’t have to include dangerous chemicals. One of the best things you can do to combat ticks on your property is good yard maintenance. This includes mowing, removing leaf clutter, and raking up smaller vegetation. You can also use a homemade tick spray for your yard. Keep scrolling to find some great DIY recipes for homemade tick spray that you can use on your property, as well as some commercially available natural products you can use if you don’t want to make your own.

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