Homemade Weed Killer

Homemade Weed Killer Recipe (just 3 ingredients!)

There’s a lot to be said for pulling weeds by hand, but if you have stubborn weeds, you’ll want a reliable weed killer spray. But let’s face it, commercial herbicides come with some drawbacks and safety concerns (especially if you have kids and/or pets). They can also be fairly expensive, especially if you need to use them regularly. Add to this that safe disposal of excess can be a pain, and it’s no wonder you’re looking for a DIY solution. No sweat – I’ve got you. Today I’ll share my homemade weed killer recipe with you.

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Why Does My Lawn Mower Backfire

Why Does My Lawn Mower Backfire? (causes & how to fix)

A lawn mower backfiring is something you definitely don’t want to hear. It is a clear indicator that something is wrong and needs to be fixed as soon as possible. If it goes unfixed for too long, the entire mower could become dangerous to use. Fortunately, the most common things that cause a lawn mower to backfire can be easily fixed. Today, I’m going to reveal the most common answers to your question: why does my lawn mower backfire?

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Is It Too Late to Fertilize My Lawn

Is It Too Late To Fertilize My Lawn?

Fertilizing your lawn is a very important part of lawn maintenance. It helps ensure your grass is getting all of the nutrients it needs to be healthy and lush. However, you have to fertilize your lawn at very specific times in order to get the most bang for your buck. As the days get shorter and the weather turns colder this fall, you may be asking: is it too late to fertilize my lawn? Well, that depends on various factors.

In today’s article I’ll explain the basic rules you should be aware of and try to follow, and give you a simple plan you can stick to to achieve great results.

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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

Lawnbright’s 2-Year Study Exposes Silent Fertilizer Thief

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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