Summer Lawn Hints

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It’s summer time and taking care of your lawn becomes an important part of your lawn’s life. I have found that the organic way is the only way to fully enjoy that lawn. You won’t have to worry about those dangerous pesticides, herbicides or synthetic fertilizers. By going organic, you are encouraging the beneficial macro- and micro-organisms that do so much to maintain the natural balance. To get your lawn … Read More →

Think Natural When Taking Care of Your Lawn

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Grass is one of the biggest consumers of dangerous, synthetic chemicals. Mind you, I’m not against having a beautiful green lawn, but a chemically treated lawn is not a healthy atmosphere for our children, pets and wildlife. There are alternatives to synthetic lawn care that use organic techniques. These earth-friendly methods will give you the satisfaction of knowing that your lawn is a safe place for your pets and kids. … Read More →

Summer Lawns

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Who doesn’t like the look of a nice, green lawn? It creates a feeling of coolness around your home, plus the dark green adds such a wonderful texture and richness. To get all the benefits of a beautiful lawn, though, now is the time to get to work. A few basic grass rules: Lawns need to be planted away from your home. When planted too close, watering the grass can … Read More →

Weeds

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With the recent warming trend, it seems that weeds are coming up faster than you can pick them. But before you go out and buy the first weed killer you can find, know that most weed killers can have long-term effects on your soil and adjacent shrubs and trees. And some of them aren’t safe for use around children and pets. As opposed to using a lot of chemicals, my … Read More →


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