Compost vs. Fertilizer: What’s the Difference?
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Compost vs. Fertilizer: What’s the Difference?

The main difference between compost and fertilizer lies in how they work to improve the growing conditions for your plants. Fertilizer has the primary use of delivering concentrated doses of specific nutrients directly to plants; compost is instead more of a multipurpose substance that mainly benefits the structure and nutrient content of the soil. Serving…

Eliminating Wild Violets in Your Lawn: A Comprehensive Guide
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Eliminating Wild Violets in Your Lawn: A Comprehensive Guide

Wild violets are one of the many weeds with purple flowers that you may come across in your lawn or garden beds. These plants are non-toxic to humans and pets, and attractive to beneficial insects and pollinators. However, wild violets are often considered a lawn weed due to their invasive and aggressive growth habit. There…

The Best Time to Plant Grass Seed in Ohio: A Complete Guide

The Best Time to Plant Grass Seed in Ohio: A Complete Guide

The best time to plant grass seed in Ohio is during the late summer to early fall. For successful germination, cool-season grasses require consistent soil temperatures between 55°F to 60°F. There must also be enough time between seeding and the first frost of winter. In Ohio, the weather typically supports these conditions around late August…