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10 Things You Should Know Before Buying a Battery Powered Yard Tool

10 Things to Know When Purchasing Battery-Powered Yard Tools

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So, what do you really need to care about when comparing tools? Make sure you’re buying the right tool for the job by understanding the 10 basic aspects of battery-powered tool power and performance.

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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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How to Avoid Over-Watering Your Lawn

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Learn how you can avoid overwatering your lawn so you can conserve water, save money and prevent grass diseases.

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How to Maintain Your Lawn During Heavy Spring Rain

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Make the most of the spring rain cycle! Here are 3 steps you can take to improve the appearance of your lawn during heavy spring rains.

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Fertilizer Basics for Reducing Lawn Maintenance

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Reduce your lawn maintenance by understanding these fertilizer basics: Top essential elements, how to read a fertilizer bag and the differences and benefits between fast-release vs slow-release fertilizer.

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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.

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3 Ways to Improve Your Lawn’s Health

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Ever wonder how to keep weeds from growing in your lawn and when to fertilize? Here are some key tips: Step 1: Cut at the Right Height To promote healthier grass, mowing at to the right height is helpful in preventing weeds because keeping your turf longer helps block sunlight from weed seeds waiting to germinate. When weed seeds are evident, catch your grass clippings and dispose of them, rather than…

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Tools for Good Lawn Care

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Lawn tools fall into three categories: basic tools you’ll want to own, specialty tools to rent or own, if you have the budget and space, and tools to rent.  Our recommendations assume average lawn needs. Your needs may differ. Basic Tools to Own Bulb Planter: Digs a hole and pushes the bulb into the hole. Garden Cart or Wheelbarrow: Hauls everything from lawn tools to fertilizer to lawn waste. Garden…

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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.