Recent Lawn Tools Articles


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Fall Lawn Care: Tips And Tools To Simplify This Autumn Chore

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 09, 2017

What does the word “autumn” bring to mind? If it conjures up pictures of yourself slaving away at lawn care tasks, maybe you need a little attitude adjustment. Take a...


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Lawn Aerator Benefits and Tips

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 24, 2017

Do you want a healthier, greener, lusher lawn? If your grass is looking less than its best, it probably needs a little extra TLC. Careful watering, mowing, and fertilizing are all...


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How an Electric Outlet Will Enhance Your Outdoor Space

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 03, 2016

Who loves outdoor living as much as I do? Well … after a long, cold winter, the answer to that is probably just about everybody! Whether your home boasts a patio, a deck, a substantial...


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Why Clean Up Fallen Leaves and How to Make It Easier

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 21, 2015

Brightly colored autumn leaves are one of the greatest joys of the season. However, once these same leaves drop off the trees and land on your yard or your roof, they are usually no...


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Lawn Sprinkler System News

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 19, 2015

Lawn sprinkler systems are going green. Besides just helping to keep your lawn a deep dark shade of emerald, automatic lawn irrigation systems (as professional landscapers call them)...


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Successful Sod Installation Starts with the Right Prep

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 10, 2015

Even in mid-winter, you can still dream of spring ... and your hopes for a deep green, luxuriant lawn this year. If you'd like to get a head start on the gorgeous grass of your fantasies,...


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Keep Your Landscape Looking Its Best

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 25, 2015

Winter is hard on gardens. It's a time of severe weather -- storms, snow, hail, and wind. Couple that with sudden unexpected thaws and you've got a recipe for garden damage. The good...


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Push Reel Mowers Versus Rotary Mowers

Posted by Sayward Rebhal | Jun 26, 2013

Full disclosure: I own a Push Reel mower. I am a downright dirty earth-loving station wagon-driving, no wait, I mean bike-riding urban homesteading vegan. It’s true. So I’m...