Toby Spring Seeding Syndrome Tip
If you're planning on going out and tossing down a bunch of grass seed to "thicken" your lawn or fill in those bare spots - think twice. Seed that is planted now won't be mature enough to survive the Summer heat, so you will get into a perpetual loop of seeding. Check out the best way to help your lawn now. It will save you time, money and a lot of hassles all season long.
Toby Spring 2019 Lawn Kickoff Tip
It didn't take Toby long to get a sniff of warm Spring weather to get us into action with the Spring Lawn Kickoff. It's time for a short mow (an essential step most of us ignore that will make a huge difference all season) and an application of Hummert Fertilizer with Dimension Crabgrass Control. Find out why the chemical Dimension will not only make a huge difference in season long crabgrass control, but also help control a lot of those early Spring weeds that are growing but too small to even see yet! This is one of the most important steps in Toby's Lawn Program. Get out and enjoy this warm weather, dust off that mower and get to work (It's really not that hard and will only take you about two hours!!!!) so have some fun!
Tips from Toby – Winter Spring Lawn Transition
We know you haven't even put away your snow shovels yet, but Spring is just around the corner. Believe it or not - it will be time to start your lawn program next month! Now is the time to do a little prep and one short mow to get your lawn ready for Spring. It won't be long so check out our tip now for a heads up on what you need to do before the March winds come blowing in!
Tips from Toby Ice & Snow Damage
It's been one of the biggest snowstorms in many years and while many of us have cleaned off our driveways and walks the true damage to our homes is just beginning. As the snow melts it can cause ice dams that tear gutters right off the house or flood water back into your home. Shrubs and trees are under stress from the weight of the snow and that ice melter might be cracking your drive and walkways. In this weeks tip we show you the easy things you can do to keep serious damage at bay as the foot of snow and drifts begin to melt.
Tips from Toby – buying a new mower
As you trudge through more ice and snow today the last thing you might be thinking about is a lawn mower, but, believe it or not - we'll be mowing the lawn in just about a month! If you're like Toby and had your relic for over 16 years - it might be time for a new mower. There are so many new features, prices and brands to choose from. We help you make smart decisions on what's a good investment and what's not. If it's time for a new mower (and the new technology will make mowing easier and more fun) then this is the tip you need to watch today!
Tips from Toby – Bring Spring Early
Tired of the cold and Winter blahs? We've got some easy ways to bring Spring early and it will add some tasty treats! It's time to get some spring going and plant our gardens indoors. Watch this tip and get some great herbs, veggies, and more growing now. From an easy windowsill herb garden to container gardening you can get growing today. They'll be ready for warm air and grill season!
Toby February Home, Lawn & Garden Tips
Can you believe February is already here? We have a video highlight of some of the essential steps to getting that lawn short mowed, some honey do's for appliance cleaning and much more. Check out the website above to see all Toby's February Home, Lawn and Garden tips for everything from how to prep your fruit trees to a friendly reminder to check that tire pressure! All the great February tips to keep everything running smooth and looking beautiful!
Tips from Toby – Winter Critter Control
It doesn't matter how nice or clean your home is, mice and other rodents are trying to get in for warmth, food and something to chew on. Aside from the feeling of being violated in your home, these pests can spread disease and mice are the leading cause of fire in our homes because they chew wires. We show you how to close up the doors (mice can get in through a hole no smaller than a dime) and we show you how to go on the offensive to keeping your home pest free!
Tips from Toby Space Heater Choice & Safety
Have you been using those handy space heaters to warm that Winter chill? Is the space heater safe? At this time of year we see tons of electric fires because circuits are being shorted out and space heaters can ignite blankets or cause a short quickly. Watch this week's tip and find out what to look for in "safe" space heaters and find out how to make sure your electric system is handling the extra load.
Tips from Toby – Time to Get Sharp
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!