Tips from Toby Keeping Cool
Last week was the first time many of us fired up our AC's this season and that resulted in thousands of emergency calls all over the city. Almost 80% of those calls could have been avoided (along with the expense) by doing a few simple tasks to keep your air conditioning system running smooth all season long. From checking that filter to cleaning off the outside coils and much more, we show you the quick, easy things you can do to keep your AC running cool and efficiently all Summer long.
Tips from Toby Spring Watering Guide
With the wet Spring and now hot, humid temps on the way it's time to check out how much water we are getting each week. Our lawns need 2" of water per week and making sure you are getting the right amount when it's not raining is essential. We show you proper use of a rain guage, how to check for proper sprinkler coverage and some tips to help you avoid disease problems. Watch now and learn a lot!
Tips from Toby Dandelion & Weed Control
Here come the weeds! How can you keep them under control without harming your lawn or adding a ton of chemicals to your lawn? Toby shows you all there is to know about weed control for established lawns or lawns that have been seeded in the past six months. Before you go buying chemicals, spraying, fertilizing or pulling those weeds - watch our Spring Weed Control tip now!
Tips from Toby – The Three Spring Lawn Essentials
Spring has started and stopped and started and stopped and now it seems to finally be back again! Unfortunately, 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!
Tips from Toby – Spring Mowing Essentials
Think you know everything you need to know about mowing? Just a quick drive around town and we are seeing many mistakes when it comes to mowing correctly. Leaving big dead clumps on top of the grass, mowing when wet, and most importantly, mowing way too low. Even though are lawns are growing fast and may even need two mowings per week right now - mowing too short will lead to big problems that include killing out the grass, improper root development and making room for lots of weeds. Even if you've been mowing your whole life, it's a good idea to check out these tips and make sure you know the how, what, when and why to mowing properly. It will make a huge difference!
Tips from Toby Spring Lawn Catch Up
The late Spring has caused a lot of us to wonder what we are supposed to be doing right now for our lawn. Generally Toby has people apply Hummert Dyna Green with Dimension Long Lasting Crabgrass control 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.
Tips fom Toby – It’s Mulch Time
Do you know what a mulch volcano is? You may have them around your trees or shrubs and they could be doing damage. It's that time of year where people are bagging, spraying and pouring mulch in their landscape beds. There's a lot you can do wrong while trying to do right - so check out the tip now and find out how to use that mulch to your and your plants benefits.
Tips from Toby Spring 2018 Weed Control
You may have already noticed the dandelions and other weeds sprouting. It's time to get them under control so they don't spread all over your lawn. Check out this week's tip as Toby shows us how to control those early Spring weeds. Some weed killers should not be used if you've recently seeded so check out the best way to kill those weeds without killing your lawn too!
Tips from Toby – Here Come the Bugs!
After a mild winter and the recent rain the insects are in full force and ready to annoy, sting and get in our homes. Keep them out along with keeping the chemicals out of your home. Watch Toby’s tip to find out how to keep those annoying pests out of your home. From ants to spiders and much more we show you how to keep those pests out and setting up nest in your home. We also help you knock down the population in your lawn so you and the kids can get out and keep from getting bit. Remember - many insects including ticks and mosquitoes carry disease, so be sure to avoid getting bit as much as possible. The good news - in just a couple of hours this weekend you can build a moat around your home that will keep the bugs from entering your home alive!
Tips from Toby – Your Spring Lawn Program
It's the bible of lawn programs. For over 35 years (and still today) Toby tinkers, updates and refines his lawn program. Check out the 2018 version now. Following a solid plan will help you have a healthier and more beautiful lawn. It doesn't take working your fingers to the bone, in fact, following the Lawn Program is actually easier than trying to figure it out all by yourself, you'll avoid mistakes, save money and wind up with a gorgeous lawn and landscape for many seasons to come!
From proper mowing height to watering and fertilizing we cover everything for you so all you are left to do is put in a little time and effort and you will be rewarded with a beautiful, healthy lawn that you can be proud of. You'll have less problems and enjoy the fruits of your labor. Plus, a great lawn has less weeds, needs less water and is much easier to maintain. Get started today!