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Buyer’s Guide: How to Choose The Best Snow Blower

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Are you looking for a snow blower but not quite sure what you need? Don’t worry we’ve got some tips that will help you make the right choice in this Buyer’s Guide for How to Choose the Best Snow Blower.

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Benefits of a Beautiful Lawn

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A lush lawn can add so much curb appeal and value to your home. There is nothing quite like the look of a beautiful front yard or the feel of walking and relaxing on a healthy lawn. But, did you know turf grass provides so much more than visual appeal? Here’s a look at a few important roles lawns play in your environment. Improving Air Quality Grass, like many plants,…

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How to Winterize Your Mower

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Take the time to do some basic Fall maintenance to protect your mower during the cold winter off-season by following these 4 steps to Winterize Your Mower. Plus, indoor and outdoor storage tips.

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Mulch Grass Clippings to Boost Lawn Health

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Are you on Team Mulch or Team Bag? Some homeowners think bagging clippings is more beneficial than returning them to your lawn, but recycling them could be just as beneficial, if not more so. Recycling clippings not only improves lawn health, but also may have economic and environmental benefits.  The terms “bagging”, “recycling” and “mulching” are easily mixed up. For the purposes of this article, let’s break down the definitions….

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Tips and Tricks for Getting the Most Out of Your Sprinkler System: Get to Know Your Timer

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Are you getting the most out of your sprinkler system? One way to check is to look at your irrigation timer. Chances are you’re underutilizing the technology it brings to your yard.   Your irrigation timer, often called a controller, is really the brains of your system. It’s likely one of the most convenient tech tools for your outdoor space, saving you time, facilitating optimal water savings, and maintaining a…

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5 Simple Steps to Get Your Snow Blower Ready for Winter

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Winter is on the way and you don’t want to get caught off-guard by the first snowfall. Do you have a Single-Stage or Two Stage Snowblower? We include 5 simple steps for both models in this article so no matter what – you’re ready to take on the snow when the time comes.

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Fall Lawn Care 101 – What to Do With Fall Leaves

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Here’s what you need to know as you prepare for your Fall lawn maintenance. Find out why we recommend mulching your leaves instead of raking them.

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When is the Best Time to Aerate Your Lawn?

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Aeration can help your lawn be healthier and more beautiful. Read more to learn when it’s the best time to aerate your lawn and what to do after aeration.

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Fall Lawn Care Schedule for Beginners

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We want to make sure you get the most out of your lawn so we created this Fall Lawn Care Schedule for you to follow throughout early, mid and late fall.

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Top Tips to Keep Your Sprinkler System Running Great Through Every Season

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Your lawn and landscape depends on your sprinkler system to ensure healthy growth throughout the year. A few seasonal maintenance tasks can keep your system running smoothly. Here is a quick seasonal checklist to make sure your system is in tip top shape. Summer Hot summer temps make adequate water essential. A quick overview of your system can catch problems before they become a bigger hassle. “We recommend checking your…