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When and How to Fertilize Your Lawn in the Spring

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Winter has come and gone and the sun is finally shining. That can only mean one thing. It’s time to show a little love to your lawn. But how do you know exactly when to fertilize in the spring? It comes down to science — and practice. Don’t worry! All you need to do is follow some simple steps. Start with the Soil A healthy, green lawn always starts with…

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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.

Buyer’s Guide: The Zero-Turn Mower for Large Yards

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Zero-turn 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 top things to look for when buying a zero turn mower.

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How to Snow Blow Your Driveway With Ease

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Get the most out of your snow blower. Follow these tips to snow blow your driveway effectively and with ease.

Man in winter using Toro Snowblower to Avoid Snow Blower Hassles

Top Ways to Avoid Snow Blower Hassles

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Staying on top of basic snow blower maintenance is the key to avoiding frustration when a big snowstorm hits. We asked a member of Toro’s customer care team for a few tips to keep your machine in top working order.

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Tips to Starting Your Snow Blower

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Having trouble starting your Toro single or two-stage snowblower? No problem, we’ve got you covered. Follow these steps to starting your snowblower as well as 5 things you can do to make starting your snow blower easier in the future.

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A Cut Above: When and How to Mow Your Yard

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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.

Buying Guide for Self-Propelled Walk Behind Mowers

Buyers Guide: How to Choose a Self-Propelled Lawn Mower

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Review this Buyer’s Guide for Self-Propelled Walk-Behind Mowers where we share the top features to look for when shopping for your new mower.

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How to Properly Water Your Lawn

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Here’s your guide to staying water-wise with your lawn all season long.

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Ways to Save Water: Best Practices for Watering Trees

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When it comes to trees, how do you balance saving water and keeping trees irrigated and healthy? Understanding the needs your tree will have based on its current life stage is the best place to start. Watering Newly Planted Trees When a tree is first planted, most of its roots are still located inside the original root ball. The tree should be watered in a way that encourages the roots…