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March 2017

Fertilizer Basics

Fertilizer Basics

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Grasses require at least 16 different essential elements for healthy growth, most of which are provided by the grass’s surrounding environment.  However, three of these elements, nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P) and potassium (K), are needed in larger quantities and may require you to apply a fertilizer to sustain a healthy, vigorous turf. Nitrogen is the mineral nutrient required in greatest quantity.  Not only is nitrogen responsible for enhancing the grass’s deep…

Burn Calories Taking Care of Your Lawn

Burn Calories Taking Care of Your Lawn

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Don’t dread those outside chores, think of them as an exercise program with a bonus—a great looking yard! Give your legs, hips, back, shoulders and arms a workout by hauling bags of compost or fertilizer. Below represents the calories an average person (155 pounds) can burn taking care of your yard.  If you weigh less, you will burn slightly fewer calories, if you weigh more, you will burn slightly more…