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June 2017

Measuring Your Lawn with the Lawn Care Nut

Measuring Your Lawn

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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.  

Iron and Your Lawn

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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.

Ways to Save Water in Summer Heat

Ways to Save Water in the Summer Heat Wave

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Throughout much of the country, the end of summer typically triggers the biggest heat wave of the year. At the height of a heat wave, everything can be impacted in some way − the air we breathe, the plants we grow, and the grass we walk on. Even our moods are affected. And, everywhere you turn, you’re being told to be mindful of water use, which only makes the extreme…

Nitrogen and Your Lawn

Nitrogen and Your Lawn

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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.

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…

Lawn Striping

Lawn Striping

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Allyn Hane, “The Lawn Care Nut,” draws on his 15+ years of professional lawn care experience to show you how to get those beautiful lawn stripes!

Understanding Fertilizer

Understanding Fertilizer

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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.

Soil Testing

Lawn Soil Testing

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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!