How to Remove Pulley from Mower Spindle

Having a well-kept lawn comes with a lot of work. With the advent of lawnmowers, the chore has become somewhat easier. However, mowers are often subject to a lot of wear and tear, and as such require the replacement of some parts. Most often it is either a pulley, blades, engine belts, or the spindle. … Read more

Lawn Mowing Etiquette – Be a Good Neighbour

Have you ever been woken up by the sound of the neighbour’s mowing machine? If yes, you probably know the importance of following yard work etiquette. If you live in a neighborhood with gardens, and you have never experienced anything like that, it is possible that you are the one who is annoying the others. … Read more

How Long Does It Take To Mow 1,5 or 12 Acres of lawn

On average, Americans spend about 70 hours a year on lawn care, according to American Time Use Survey. It doesn’t sound like much, but those hours are often filled with backbreaking work sweating over machinery and gardening tools in unseasonably warm temperatures. It’s no wonder it ranks on the top ten most hated chores by … Read more

Will Atrazine Kill Bermuda Grass?

While some use the hearty Bermuda grass for their lawns, many others see it as a weed. It’s a perennial that can tolerate bouts of heat and drought exceptionally well, making it perfect for hot climates. That is, however, only a good thing if you’re in the group that likes the resilient grass. If you … Read more

How to Protect New Grass from Frost

We’re deep in the winter season right now, but the real problem lies in knowing when it’s going to end. Last year, the midwest was assaulted with near blizzard-like conditions. Walking in Chicago just wasn’t an option. And the storms hitting New York and the East coast already this year have been some of the … Read more

Should You Apply Milorganite Every Month?

A highly trusted and well-established brand of fertilizer, Milorganite is composed of heat-dried microbes (chock full of organic matter from digested wastewater) that use a slow-release formula to continue adding nutrients to the soil long after the initial application. The result is that you do not have to apply it every month to reap the … Read more

Can Too Much Iron Kill Grass?

Iron is an important micronutrient for the constitution of your lawn. Iron is crucial for the production of chlorophyll, one of the essential ingredients for photosynthesis. A lawn deficient in iron will result in the yellowing and eventual whitening of the grass blades, a condition known as iron chlorosis. When applied correctly, iron can prevent … Read more