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Spring Lawn Care Checklist

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As your lawn wakes up from its winter slumber, here is your Spring Lawn Care Checklist to help your lawn be more beautiful and weed-free this season!

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8 Things to Look For When Buying A Zero Turn Mower

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Zero-urn mowers offer the ability to cut tight contours, meaning less time on foot with a hand trimmer or push mower. They also offer improved visibility and faster cutting speeds, so you can spend less time maintaining the lawn and more time enjoying it. Discover the 8 Things to Look for When Buying a Zero Turn Mower.

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Spring Checklist for Your Lawn Mower

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Spring is a great time to take stock of your mower’s maintenance needs and get them taken care of before the growing season. Follow our 6 Step Spring Checklist for Your Lawn Mower to make sure your mower is in top shape for the new cutting season.

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How to Take Care of Your Irrigation System

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Irrigation systems need regular maintenance to keep them working efficiently year after year. Follow our Do It Yourself guide on how to take care of your irrigation system. Plus, what yard care tasks you should leave to the experts.

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Eight Water Saving Planting Tips

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Saving water doesn’t have to involve the cost and inconvenience of tearing up your yard to install a new irrigation system. It’s easy to save water and reduce your utility bills with simple changes to your landscaping and gardening routine: 1. Landscape to Suit Your Lot Choose grass or plants that have low water requirements and will thrive in your local climate. Consider your lot’s exact features, including sun and…

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When to Mow & How Much to Cut

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Learn when to mow and how much to cut for both cool-season and warm-season grasses. Plus recommended mowing heights by each grass type.

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WaterSmart® Irrigation 101: Make Your Irrigation System Smart

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Most homeowners overwater their yard, unintentionally wasting money every time they take out the hose or turn on the sprinklers. Using an automated irrigation system is one of the best ways to keep your lawn and landscape beautiful and healthy while minimizing water waste. Make time each season to be sure you’re getting the most out of your irrigation system while keeping utility bills low and helping to protect the…

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5 Simple Steps to Get Your Snow Blower Ready for Off-Season Storage

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Good-bye, winter. Spring is here and it’s finally time to put away your snow blower. We’ve compiled 5 simple steps below to help you take proper care of your snow blower now, so it’s ready for next winter.

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Riding Mower Maintenance

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Regular maintenance is the most important step for achieving the best performance and longest life out of your riding mower. Follow these 7 Steps to Maintain Your Riding Mower.

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Fertilizer Guidelines

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Learn the 9 basic guidelines of fertilizers, recommendations for north and south grasses and more expert lawn maintenance advice from Toro Yardcare Blog.