Tips from Toby Fall Procrastinator Final Chance
If you've been busy watching too much football or busy with the kids and have Procrastinated till now to get that lawn back in shape - Time is Up! This is the final weekend to get down any grass seed or Fall Lawn Starter Fertilizer and follow an easy lawn program that will have your entire lawn beefed back up, strong for next Spring and looking great. But time is really up. Wait any longer and you will just be wasting time and money because you can't get things growing fast enough in time for a possible freeze. Find out what you should do, mower settings, how to seed properly and what fertilizer schedule to follow. You are talking about a little less than a couple of hours time and it's not too difficult. So quit your procrastinating and get going. You'll have a lawn you can be proud of all year round.
Tips from Toby Allergies & Your Furnace
If you think your allergies have been worse this year than most - they probably are. The great growing conditions mean the plants that cause our allergies (ragweed, grass, etc) is growing strong and that means lots of sneezing, itching, and watery eyes. In this weeks tip we show you how to keep allergens out of the house and breathe a whole lot easier!
Tips from Toby – Fall Bugs, Mice & Itches!
The Oak/Itch mites are back in full force. Learn about Whup a Bug from Toby and his Brother - who’s lawn team was being eaten alive. Whup a Bug is all natural and it has been keeping the itch mites and other biters away for quite some time. It might work for you! The mice and bugs are trying to get into your home as the nights get colder. We show you the easy solutions to keep them out of the house and not spray any chemicals or leave nasty traps inside the house! Watch the video tip now to find out how you can keep from getting bit or bothered over the Fall.
Tips from Toby Fall Fertilization Essentials
Just about every week Toby gets a call on his radio show, "Toby, my lawn looks horrible, what should I do?" Toby always asks how many times they fertilize per year and the answer is usually, "once or twice", or "I can't remember".
If you want to have a great lawn next Spring and Summer, you need to give your grass the nutrition it needs now to beef up all winter and be ready for the lawn stress of the Summer heat.
Watch this video tip now to understand the how, what, why and where to fertilize your lawn this Fall.
Tips from Toby – Fall Lawn Program
This is the time of year when many of us "overseed". From advertisements to big seed sales, it's what we're told to do. The truth is - most of us don't need to put down seed at all, we just need to feed the grass that is already there. Proper fertilization, watering and the cooler weather will do the rest. Grass thickens (tillers and rhyzomes) all on its own. We just need to give it a Fall boost to get there. In this week's tip we discuss whether you need to seed at all, how to properly apply seed and the equipment to get the job done right. Find out if you need to seed, or if simple fertilization will do the trick. It can save you a lot of time and money.
Tips from Toby Foundation Check
Typical Kansas City Summer! Long periods of heat and no rain followed by heavy downpours. If you're not watering around your foundation on a consistent basis you can have flooding in your basement or even worse - foundation cracks. Our Friends at Atlantis Drainage Solutions give you some great tips on things to check for around the home that might be causing the problems. Such things as downspouts draining improperly, clogged gutters and soil erosion around your foundation may be the culprits and a lot less money to repair that extremely costly foundation repair or French Drains. Some of us do need foundation repair but be sure you are getting the right advice and if you are unsure get a second or even third bid and check those backgrounds online!
Tips from Toby Fall Seed Choices
In just a couple of weeks a lot of us will run out and buy some grass seed to overseed the lawn. Believe it or not - you could be doing more harm than good. Most of us don't need to do Fall overseeding. Fertilizing the healthy grass you already have will help the grass tiller and rhyzome so it will thicken and fill in those bare spots naturally. Over the next two weeks we'll help you decide if adding more seed to your lawn is necessary, how to properly apply grass seed and much more. Before you go out and spend a lot of money or time on Fall lawn care - check out this tip now!
Tips from Toby – Total Lawn Renovation Part 2
In the second part of our series on killing out your entire lawn and starting over we show ou how to mow off the dead grass, verticut your lawn, seed and get that new grass growing! This is the meat and potatoes of the tip and you'll be shocked at the wonderful lawn you can have with some elbow grease right now! NOTE: IF YOU WANT TO SEE OUR STEP BY STEP PRINTED INSTRUCTIONS JUST CLICK ON THE LAWN RENOVATION LINK UNDER TOBY'S LAWN PROGRAMS ON THIS SITE.
Tips from Toby – Total Lawn Renovation
This is the introduction to Toby’s total lawn renovation program. Some people have lawns that are just ugly, don’t like the kind of grass (ie, bluegrass or fescue) and or excessive weeds they have, etc. Sometimes it is just better to kill everything out and start over. It’s actually a very simple process and you will be left with a gorgeous, consistent, and weed free lawn in just a matter of 6 to 8 weeks. Plus, since you get to kill out your entire lawn, you won’t have to mow again this season until early October at the earliest!! Double bonus!!! Watch the video tip today and find out if you are a candidate for a Total Lawn Renovation.
Tips from Toby August Home, Lawn and Garden Quick Tips
It’s the final stretch of the dog days of Summer. Here are Toby’s best tips compiled over the last 35 years of the things you need to check off your list to keep everything running smooth and cool. From those low tires to keeping your AC system running smoothly, we have all the tips you need to beat the heat.