Tips from Toby – March 17 Home, Lawn and Garden Tips
March is one of the most important times of the year to get your lawn ready for the season. In this month's quick tips we show you how to short mow and get that lawn green again. It's time to get the power equipment cleaned up and ready for the season, check those tires, plus it's time to schedule that AC service check and much more!
Tips from Toby – The February Short Mow
That layer of brown, ugly grass across the lawn is not dormant, it's dead! This blanket effect blocks the early sun warmth to the new grass down below. It's time to get out the mower and "short mow" your lawn down to 1.5". Be sure to pick up the clippings and you'll see fantastic green all the way across your lawn. This opens up the lawn so it can grow thicker and healthier more quickly and be beautiful all season long! We also make sure you start your mower up right for the season and discuss the importance of a sharp blade at all times on your mower.
It's time to fire up that mower for Spring. If it's been hibernating in a corner of your garage since last Fall, there are some essential steps to getting it started up and not doing damage with bad gas, dull blades and a bunch more. Plus we show you some of the highlights of great new equipment options if it's time to replace or buy some new gear! We paid a visit to our Friends at Smitty's Lawn and Garden Equipment and it's a candy store for lawn geeks!
March Quick Tips
March is one of the most important times of the year to get your lawn ready for the season. In this month's quick tips we show you how to short mow and get that lawn green again. We go beyond checking smoke detector batteries and show you how to order an electric system check, plus it's time to get that AC service check scheduled and much more!
February Quick Tips
February is the month where Spring is around the corner (can't wait!!!) and we celebrate with a valentine - and now we short mow! Short mowing is one of the best things you can do for your lawn to give it that jump start of growth. We also have great quick tips on taking care of those early winter weeds, appliance cleaning tips and and much more. Click above to get your February Honey Do's done now.
Believe it or not, it's best to give your lawn a short mow in February. But before we get to that it's time to get our mowers tuned up, sharpened up and ready to go. Plus we show you how to keep those knives and garden tools sharp too! This is a great tip and one you'll need as we enter lawn season - it's just around the corner!
Spring Catch Up
The late Spring has caused a lot of us to wonder what we are supposed to doing right now for our lawn. Generally Toby has people put down Hummert Dyna Green with Dimension Long Lasting Crabgrass control down in March. This year it's okay to put it down till May 15th! Learn what you need to do right now to catch up and get your lawn "Tobinized" and in beautiful shape this "weird" Spring Season.