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June 2017

Measuring Your Lawn with the Lawn Care Nut

Measuring Your Lawn with the Lawn Care Nut

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Ever wonder how much fertilizer your lawn truly needs? Allyn Hane, “The Lawn Care Nut,” draws on his 15+ years of professional lawn care experience to explain how to get the measurements you need to answer this question. “One of the most common questions that I get asked these days, especially in the spring, is, ‘Allyn, how much fertilizer do I put on the lawn?’ And in today’s Toro Yard…

Iron and Your Lawn with the Lawn Care Nut

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Iron may be exactly what your lawn needs to deepen the color of your grass! Allyn Hane, “The Lawn Care Nut,” draws on his 15+ years of professional lawn care experience to explain how it works. “Have you ever wondered how it is that some people are able to keep their lawn looking so green, it almost looks blue? Well, in this Toro Yard Hack, I’m gonna tell you exactly…

Nitrogen and Your Lawn

Nitrogen and Your Lawn with the Lawn Care Nut

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Allyn Hane, “The Lawn Care Nut,” draws on his 15+ years of professional lawn care experience to break down exactly why Nitrogen is so important for your lawn’s health. “When it comes to the macro-nutrients, nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium seem to get all the attention, but in today’s Toro Yard Hack, we’re going to talk about the leader of the pack, the alpha dog, the big growth pusher, the one…

Common Lawn Weeds

Common Lawn Weeds

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Here are the most common weeds and recommendations to eliminate. Annual bluegrass (Poa annua) Frequently found in compacted, infertile soils, this light green, low-growing grassy annual prefers cool-season growth, but can be found all year.  A sudden brown-out of the lawn in the heat of summer, or prolific seed production in spring, signals its presence.  When seeds appear, rake the grass upright, then mow, and bag the clippings. Crabgrass (Digitaria…

Understanding Fertilizer

Understanding Fertilizer with the Lawn Care Nut

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Why are there three numbers prominently displayed on every bag of fertilizer? Allyn Hane, “The Lawn Care Nut,” draws on his 15+ years of professional lawn care experience to answer that question and others. “You know those three numbers that you see on every single bag of fertilizer that’s on the shelf these days? Well, today, in our Toro Yard Hack, we’re going to talk about those three numbers, what…

Soil Testing

Lawn Soil Testing with the Lawn Care Nut

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Allyn Hane, “The Lawn Care Nut,” draws on his 15+ years of professional lawn care experience to provide practical lawn care advice to homeowners and DIYers. Here, he shows you the importance of soil testing and what you can learn from it! “Growing grass from seed, I know, it seems like magic. But how do you know if the grass seed that you’re getting is even any good? Cue that…