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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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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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How to Select the Right Leaf Blower & Vacuum for You

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In this ultimate buyer’s guide, we walk you through everything you need to know when selecting the right leaf blower and vacuum for your yard.

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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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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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Save Water with Toro’s Top 3 High-Tech Yard Tools

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Monitor the soil, weather and rainfall with Toro’s Sensing Technology for Homeowners. The result is a great looking lawn without wasting water.

Woman using Toro push lawn mower to maintain grass in extreme heat

How to Maintain Grass in Extreme Heat

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We suggest the following tips and tricks in order to maintain a healthy, intact lawn during the extreme heat of the summer.

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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 told to mind your water usage. This only makes the extreme heat even…

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What Kind of Oil Should I Use in My Lawn Mower?

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What Kind of Oil Should I Use in My Lawn Mower? The safest bet when it comes to oil will always be to use the kind of oil your lawn mower manufacturer recommends in the operator or engine manual for your particular mower. While SAE 30 motor oil is commonly recommended for lawn mower engines, each engine manufacturer’s recommendation may be unique and might include recommendations based on your local climate. For these reasons, it is best to follow the…

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Guide to Watering Your Lawn Wisely

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