Applying Liquid Herbicides Correctly To Turf Areas.

July 24th, 2013 by admin

Keeping a beautiful lawn does not mean that you have to hire a landscaper. It’s true that landscapers do an amazing job when it comes to tending lawns and gardens, but they can also be very expensive to have around and they might not even be convenient when it comes to your busy life and schedule. The best thing for you to do would be to tend to your own lawn and use chemicals to keep the grass looking its best. If you notice bald patches on the lawn, you Read the rest of this entry »

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The Correct Way To Apply Granular Herbicides.

May 21st, 2013 by admin

Equipment

Lawn Spreader
Granular Herbicide
Gloves
Goggles or Safety Glasses

Preparation

In order for the herbicide to stick to the desired area the ground needs to be damp. Either plan to lightly water directly before applying the herbicide, or apply early in the morning.

Herbicide needs at least 48 hours to sit on the desired area in order to work properly. Water too early in the process could wash away the herbicide. Plan to apply the herbicide when you aren’t expecting rain for two days Read the rest of this entry »

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Why Trees And Turf Don’t Do Well Together.

March 22nd, 2013 by admin

Trees and turf share many characteristics, but the most important of these is that they both require ample amounts of sun, nutrients, space, and water to grow properly. Turf is notorious for its inability to survive unaided in climates that are too dry and the vast majority of turf grass requires a minimum of 50 sunlight. When turf is planted directly under a tree or in the range of the tree’s shadow, it is unable to receive the amount of sunlight necessary for it to survive. Read the rest of this entry »

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Tips About Growing Ornamentals And Turf In Harmony.

June 15th, 2012 by admin

Maintaining a yard with both ornamental flowers, which require special care and turf, which requires special care is a delicate balancing act; many yard novices imagine that the basics of care will take care of both and they are incorrect.

Ornamentals need fertilizer, weeding and the occasional pruning and shearing. Turf benefits from the same care as ornamentals but the amounts may vary slightly.

Unless you are blessed with an abundance of wealth, hiring a professional for upkeep is an expensive decision. The best thing to do is educate yourself on not only the best ornamentals but also Read the rest of this entry »

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Hints To Help Make Turf Look Better After Mowing.

September 3rd, 2011 by admin

It is summertime. Mowing the lawn is as much of a weekly ritual this time of the year as having a barbecue on Sunday afternoon. Men take pride in their lawns, and the ubiquitous sound of lawn mowers in July and August are a testament to how obsessive certain men become about maintaining a perfectly manicured lawn. However, just because you mow the lawn once a week does not mean that you are mowing it correctly. There are certain tips to maintaining a beautifully coiffed lawn.

In order to achieve a Read the rest of this entry »

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How To Seasonally Adjust Your Watering Habits.

August 28th, 2011 by admin

We all want green luscious lawns. We all love to have full, beautiful flowers beds, and productive gardens. We have to have water to achieve these goals. What we need to understand is that water is not endless. Sometimes we have to conserve water, more in some places than others, but we all need to do it.

You might not need as much water as you think either. Research locally to find out exactly how much water is recommended to get that great lawn, flower Read the rest of this entry »

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Maintaining A Lush Looking Beautiful Lawn.

August 25th, 2011 by admin

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Amazing Animal Facts…

August 19th, 2011 by www.theinfodepot.com

You can learn a lot from reading or weekend spent in front of your Direct satellite but unless you-ve been on safari odds are you didn-t know these great animal facts. Share with your friends or impress your wife while watching Jeopardy!
Elephants are the only animals known to cry. They actually hold “funerals’ for their dead and have been seen shedding tears of sadness.
Walruses are the only animals that have to remember to breathe. They can actually Read the rest of this entry »

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How What You Do Can Harm Your Turf.

June 20th, 2011 by admin

You have a lovely green lawn that you take care of almost obsessively. It is lush and green and excellent for those outdoor parties when it is hot outside. After calling several friends you have your first party, and all goes well so you have another in the following weeks… Soon you are a regular on the outdoor fun circuit and after several weeks you notice your lovely lawn is not so lovely any more. It is getting flat and brownish in Read the rest of this entry »

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How Can You Install An Irrigation System Economically?

May 26th, 2011 by admin

Installing a drip irrigation system is not difficult nor does it have to cost a lot of money.

First, gather all the supplies at the local home improvement store. You will need a hose bib manifold, three pressure reducers, three automatic valves with a timer, and drip tubing.

Second, screw the hose bib manifold onto the hose faucet outside your home. The hose bip manifold will split the water that comes out of the hose faucet, effectively turning Read the rest of this entry »

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