Lime vs Gypsum

Lime vs Gypsum Comparison (differences, and what to use)

Lime and gypsum are common soil amendments, and many homeowners tend to get confused about what each does for turfgrass, and the lawn issues each amendment addresses. Each product can be great for lawns, but neither is always helpful. There are significant differences between them, including what you’re supposed to use each product for. Today, I’m going to clear up all the confusion with a complete lime vs gypsum comparison. I’ll also help you identify signs and symptoms that may tell you your lawn could use an application of lime or gypsum. 

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Mow Over Lawn Edging

Why You Should Install Mow Over Lawn Edging

Now that spring is on the horizon, it’s time to start planning projects for when your lawn and garden wake from their long winter slumber. For me, spring means mower maintenance, mulching my garden beds, applying a good pre-emergent to the lawn, and edging my lawn and garden beds. If you’re looking for ways to upgrade your curb appeal and cut your yardwork time this season, consider mow over lawn edging. It is a lower-maintenance alternative to traditional edging styles, and every time you mow you’ll thank yourself for installing it in your yard.

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Fertilizer Numbers for Lawn

Fertilizer Numbers for Lawn Grass (explained)

So, you’re out shopping for your lawn again, and you notice three numbers on each bag of fertilizer you see on the shelf. In today’s article I’ll unpack what these numbers tell you about each fertilizer product, how each of these three macronutrients can benefit your lawn, seasonal considerations, and much more to choose the best lawn fertilizer for your property … by the numbers. Keep reading to read my guide to fertilizer numbers for lawn grass – what they mean, and how to choose the right fertilizer for your yard to thrive.

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How to Level a Sloping Lawn

How to Level a Sloping Lawn (and why you should)

A sloping lawn can be a big landscape problem. If you don’t deal with it in the right way or take too long, you can end up with soil erosion and flooding (because of poor drainage). And of course, a sloping lawn is an aesthetic issue for many homeowners. But leveling a sloping lawn is a tricky (and sometimes expensive) task. Today, I’m going to explain how to level a sloping lawn and share some things you’ll need to know before taking on this project.

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Does Liquid Aeration Work

Does Liquid Aeration Work? (Aerify Plus Review)

As you know if you’ve read any of my articles, I’m a huge proponent of aerating your lawn. More specifically, I recommend core aeration, and it’s something I typically do just before overseeding my cool season lawn in the fall. I think this combination of projects is one of the fastest ways to transform your lawn into the thick, lush carpet of green we are all trying to achieve. But if you’re like me, you’ve probably come across liquid aeration products that claim to be just as good at loosening compact and clay soils. So does liquid aeration work? And if so, what can you expect from this “low-impact” alternative to mechanical turf aeration. This fall I tried Aerify Plus from Nature’s Lawn & Garden, Inc. to find out.

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Best Time to Overseed Lawn in Northeast

What’s the Best Time to Overseed a Lawn in the Northeast?

If you’re looking for a way to improve the thickness and quality of your lawn without having to kill it and start from scratch, then overseeding is the technique for you. Overseeding your lawn can also help to inhibit weed growth. When you overseed, you will notice a wonderful improvement in your lawn’s color and density. In this article, I will go over when the best time to overseed a lawn in Northeast states is.

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