Most of us door a poor job of watering (myself included). It's easy to leave the system or hand sprinkler running way too long and wasting tons of water. It's also a great way to do lots of damage to your lawn. From what times of the day (never at night!!!) to water to the importance of keeping your foundation moist all Summer long - this is the number one tip you need to water properly and save money.
May Quick Tips
May is the month were everything finally starts popping. Our lawns are getting thick, weeds are coming in, landscapes are growing and much more. This is also the time to find out what damage we have had. There is a lot of Winter kill on shrubs right now so we show you how to keep that bush alive. It's time to raise our mower height, we show you why. Plus, so much more! Check out all the quick - easy - tips for May now!
We've had a dry couple of weeks now and our grass is thirsty. Most of us turn on the sprinklers and water way too much - causing even more problems than not watering at all. Watch the video tip now and find out how much you should be watering and how to get those heads adjusted to aid in proper coverage.
Every university study and all of Toby's decades of research (plus trial and error) demonstrates that fertilizing your lawn at least three times in the Fall will result in a much, much better lawn all year. This is not the time to give up on your lawn but beef it up! Check out the tip now to find out what fertilizer mix to use, how to apply correctly and when to apply. You will be amazed at how incredilbe your lawn will be next Spring if you feed it now!
Fall Fertilize Step 2
If you haven't applied your first application of Fall Lawn Starter - get going! Step 2 starts next week and you'll want to get armed and ready with Winterizer Fertilizer to keep the progress growing! This Fall 3 step fertilization process is one of the most important things you can do for your lawn all year. We also show you how to safely get rid of those pesky weeds in newly seeded areas, what tillering and rhizoming means and how it is happening right now and much more!
Heat Stress & Disease
Is your lawn just stressing from heat or do you have lawn disease? A lot of people are panicking over all that brown that's showing up in our lawns and can even make things worse by watering too much! Check out the tip right now to find out what's normal with your lawn, plants and trees as well as when to be concerned you might actually have a lawn disease. We also help you with mowing height for Summer and much more!
The Three Biggies of Lawns
Summer is almost here and if you're not mowing properly, watering properly and feeding your lawn right you are simply not going to have a good lawn. It's time to make sure that you are not only doing these three major steps correctly but understand what the different makeups of fertilizers are and how they can help your lawn. If you don't master these steps you can't have great success so watch now!
Short Mow- Spring Fertilize
With all the snow on the ground this past month it's finally melted and there is a new beautiful green lawn waiting for you underneath that ugly layer of dead topgrass. It's time to get that top layer mowed off and expose the new turf to sunlight and warmth. It's also time to fertilize with Hummert Fertilizer with Dimension Crabgrass Control. This will help keep Crabgrass at bay all season long and also give your lawn the nourhishment it needs to start gettting healthy over the next couple of months.