Get Rid of Ants in Yard

Get Rid of Ants in Yard

Ants play a key role in our ecosystem by aerating soil, pollinating seeds, and preying on other less desirable pests such as termites and ticks. However, where there are ants, there are anthills – the homes of these tiny creatures become large, unsightly tripping hazards throughout your lawn if they are allowed to go about…

How Often to Mow a Lawn

How Often to Mow a Lawn

Mowing the lawn regularly is an essential part of any gardener’s annual lawn care routine. Along with a proper watering and fertilization schedule, regular lawn mowing can help to keep your grass looking clean, green, and healthy. With that said, overzealous mowing can lead to the grass being cut too short, which then leaves your…

How to Aerate a Lawn

How to Aerate a Lawn

Over time, it’s inevitable that the soil in your lawn will become hard, compacted, and overgrown with thatch. This can have a disastrous effect on your grass plants, as they need plenty of access to air, water, and nutrients to keep growing green healthy blades. At this point, you need to step in and aerate…

How to Dethatch a Lawn

How to Dethatch a Lawn

Your lawn has three layers – the top layer is the grass, the bottom layer is the soil, and the layer of matter that sits at the base of your grass blades in between the grass and soil is known as ‘thatch’. Dethatching is the process of removing this layer using specialized dethatching equipment.  While…