Can You Pour Concrete Over Grass?

Deciding on new landscaping ideas for your property is always fun and exciting, but it also comes with more planning, and little bumps in the road along the way than most probably wish for.  Unfortunately, most of the time, it isn’t as simple as just deciding on an idea and executing it on the same … Read more

Simazine vs Atrazine

Both simazine and atrazine are herbicides, and both belong to the tirazene class of nitrogen-containing compounds. Crops are sprayed with either. Yet despite their similar names and chemistry, the two herbicides have some differences. To provide a good idea of what distinguishes the two, this comparison will explain the herbicides’ main properties and uses as … Read more

Does Milorganite Smell

Since it is made of processed sewage, whether Milorganite smells is a reasonable question to ask before choosing it as a fertilizer. Such origins also raise adjacent questions about Milorganite’s safety and usage standards. This review will answer these queries so you can make an informed decision about how/when to use the product. It will … Read more

How To Dry Up A Wet Yard

It is the rainy season here, which means it is also the season for muddy foot- and dog prints all over the house. With two kids and a dog, our home is not the tidiest of houses. During the rainy season, however, it gets even worse. Even if we, by some miracle, manage to prevent … Read more

What Weeds Does Atrazine Kill?

Herbicides have been the subject of much controversy in the past few decades, particularly after the release of Mark Achbar and Jennifer Abbot’s documentary The Corporation, which set its sights for most of its runtime on the agrochemical company Monsanto’s lack of ethics. At the center of the controversy lies Atrazine, a widely used herbicide … Read more

Someone Drove on My Lawn! What To Do With Your Grass

Some accidents are unavoidable. This probably isn’t one of them. We understand, it happens more often than it should – your neighbor had a lapse in judgment on the way to work, and they drove their car right on your lawn. Not egregiously, it wasn’t some drunken teenager or anything so cliche, just an accident. … Read more

Will Frost Damage Fresh Cut Grass?

Should you mow before winter, when it’s cold, or after the winter season is gone? Deciding on the best time to mow your lawn is a daunting task for most homeowners. It’s recommended to cut before the fall frost and up to 2 weeks after the last spring frost to resume mowing. Frost can damage … Read more

How To Get Rid of Carpet Grass

Carpet grass (scientifically known as Axonopus Affinis) is a convenient solution for quickly setting up the lawn in your yard. It is easy to start it, and it can even start without any help from you. However, if you had just sodded some lovely Bermuda or St. Augustine grass and are looking forward to enjoying … Read more

How to use Dethatcher Blades (Do they Work)

If your lawn has excessive amounts of thatch, it can be a real problem. Harmful insects are attracted to this thick layer in your grass and eventually start messing up your beautiful lawn. There are many supposed methods of dethatching a lawn, but not so many are truly effective. In this article, we will look … Read more