Do you know the difference between moles and voles? We’ll help you identify the culprit in your yard and offer ways to control these pests and the damage they do.
How you mow, when you mow and even what you do with the clippings can make a big difference in how your lawn performs.
Grass less than perfect? If you’re feeling like your lawn has gotten away from you, here are a couple of great tips to help restore it.
Follow these tips to help you achieve a lush, healthy and crabgrass-free lawn.
Proper mowing technique is important to the health of your lawn. Here are some basic tips to help ensure your lawn looks great throughout the spring and summer seasons.
Check out our spring lawn-care tips to get your yard ready for the most enjoyable months of the year.
Fast spreading, creeping lawn weeds are frustrating. Here's how to eliminate these weeds and keep them from creeping back.
Whether you’re filling in a bare spot on an existing lawn, or seeding a new lawn, here are some facts to help you select the right grass seed.
Whether seeding a new lawn section, overseeding an existing lawn or repairing a spot, it is easy to achieve lawn planting success—simply follow these five steps.
Spring is a great time to seed a brand new lawn. Here are steps for success when establishing a new lawn.
Where does the crabgrass in your lawn come from each year? The crabgrass seed that germinates in your lawn this spring was most likely produced late last summer. If you had crabgrass in your lawn last year, learn the steps to take to control it this year.
As the snow melts in late winter or spring, watch for potential damage to the lawn from ice melt products containing salt and follow our tips for dealing with salt damaged grass.
Snow mold disease leaves matted patches in your lawn after winter snow melts. Here are steps you can take to help your lawn recover.
Fall in the northern U.S. is an ideal time for lawns to recover from summer stress and to build a strong foundation for a healthy turf for next year. Learn why fertilizing your lawn now will get your lawn off to a great start for next year.
With the onset of hot, humid summer weather in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic region lawns become susceptible to a disease called brown patch. Learn more about this disease and how to manage it in your lawn.
Patchy dead spots can come from all sorts of directions, including fungal diseases, animal and grub damage, heat and drought. Follow these steps to successfully repair dead patches in your lawn.
It’s astonishing how fast weeds can gain a foothold in the lawn. Don’t let the weeds outcompete the grass. Here are some tips to help you mount a good weed defense for your lawn.
If your lawn is more battleground than backyard retreat, it’s time to dig in. Lawn repair may not be as difficult as you think.
Most consider dethatching a chore, but the payback can be enormous in improving the health of your lawn. Here are the answers to the five most commonly asked questions about dethatching your lawn.
Preparing your lawn for the winter season is a critical step toward achieving the healthy, green lawn every homeowner longs for. But it doesn’t have to be complicated.
Your lawn is really an extension of your living space – invaluable for play, family time and entertaining. It’s also the backdrop for your home, and contributes to your neighborhood’s overall appeal. Knowing how to keep it watered – without overdoing it or wasting water – is an important part of overall home maintenance.
Think ahead with a good yard-care routine this year so you’ll have a backyard oasis through the year.
Crabgrass is best tackled before it emerges, whereas broadleaf weeds like dandelions and clover require post-emergent treatment. Read on for a simple spring lawn care routine that requires only one application for both types of weed control.
Experts say the time to prevent crabgrass is in the early spring. Timing is critical, so here’s what you need to do.
A healthy lawn is a 24/7 filter for dirt, dust and impurities from the air. Like all plants it absorbs carbon dioxide and releases life giving-oxygen. These steps will assure your lawn has what it needs to provide those benefits this summer.
Following watering basics will nurture the plants you’d hoped for while conserving an essential commodity. Monitor your plantings to determine how much supplemental water, if any, is needed.
Avoid diseases and other summer problems with easy tips.
Have you noticed the mower taking a few bounces as you go over the lawn? Steps can be taken to smooth out your travels across the yard.
Easy summer lawn and landscape care tips.
The spots before your eyes on grass leaves can be a concern. Proper diagnosis, and treatment, if necessary will give you peace of mind if steps are taken as warranted.
Get ready for fall with these lawn and landscape tips.
Spring checklist to have your lawn and landscape looking its best.
A few tips to keep your lawn and garden beautiful in May.
Soil compaction is a primary cause of an unhealthy lawn. Aerating can help relieve soil compaction.
A healthy lawn not only looks good, but it is good for the environment when properly cared for. A few simple reminders will ensure you are following best management practices.
You can take advantage of warm days to start your spring lawn and garden clean-up process, but don’t rush things and cause damage. Give some thought to what you can and can’t do according to weather and ground conditions.
Your equipment will last longer and do a better job of assisting you if its properly maintained. Now is a good time to make sure your tools are in shape for your spring gardening plans and consider purchasing new ones.
Rock salt is the most widely used melting agent. Learn how to prevent ice-melt damage to your lawn and gardens.
December lawn & garden care tips to make sure your landscape is in tip-top shape when spring comes.
Take the time to rake, trim, edge and mow your lawn now, and your landscape will serve as a stunning backdrop to your outdoor fall decor.
Complete these few simple tasks in September and prepare your lawn for year-round health.
Our organic-based fertilizer quickly greens-up your lawn, and keeps it that way all summer long.
Learn how calibrate your lawn spreader as it ages to keep it reliable and accurate.
One application of GreenView Fairway Formula Spring Fertilizer Weed & Feed and Crabgrass Preventer feeds the lawn and controls crabgrass, dandelions and other weeds all season.
Here are some tips for reducing watering in the landscape to conserve the valuable resource or adhere to drought restrictions.
Shepherd’s purse, chickweed and white clover are common weeds that thrive in bare spots or weak, unhealthy lawns. However, they are easy weeds to control.
Aeration is a process that helps the soil the grass grows in, and should be done at least every other fall.
Accumulation of leaves on the lawn can smother it or invite pests. Want to leave them there? Mulch them.
Bare patches of grass are an open invitation for weeds. No-one can afford to let it go.
An application of fall fertilizer promotes root growth and prepares the lawn as it goes into winter. The benefits are most noticed the following spring.
A lawn that’s anything but a shade of green is not well. Dollar spot and Red thread are a two fungal problems that this article helps to identify and treat.
While the lawn may go dormant in summer, turn your attention from fertilization to other lawn care needs.
Those three numbers on the bag of fertilizer — how do they translate into better lawn care?
Tips on choosing and using a lawn mower.
Here are some steps you can take to help prevent these unsightly molds occuring in your home lawn.
Bare ground invites weeds, so sowing grass seed makes sense to crowd out weeds. Here’s how to encourage new lawn growth, while preventing crabgrass.
The average homeowner grows grass blades, but professional lawn care experts fertilize to grow strong roots.
Fertilizers containing slow release nutrients cut waste while maintaining performance.
10 top lawn care "best practices" that help protect the environment.
Grasp the fundamentals of fertilizers and select the right one for your lawn.
Have questions about fertilizers, including when to apply it and how to select the right fertilizer for your lawn, then check our frequently asked questions page to find the answers to most questions.
Answers to common questions about planting and nurturing lawn from seed.
Answers to common questions about mowing the lawn, such as how often, how high to cut and what to do with grass clippings.
Tips for activities while your lawn and garden are dormant.
Watering, mulching and other garden care tips for trees, shrubs and the lawn as autumn progresses
Late fall lawn care, house and pot plant tips for this time of the year.
Golf enthusiasts have options for backyard putting greens, learn how to choose between natural vs. synthetic solutions.
Learn what to do in spring for a great lawn all season.
Learn how to control thatch which causes thinning and makes the lawn more susceptible to disease and weeds.
Lawn care tips that will protect the lawn after the growing season ends.
Learn how to properly water the lawn.
Learn lawn mowing tips for a top quality lawn.
Broadleaf weeds, which include dandelions, are some of the most pervasive and difficult to control lawn weeds, learn how to control them.
Understand the choices and the best way to control crabgrass before it germinates.
Lawn care tips to keep your lawn thick and healthy.
Voles and moles have little in common other than a presence in lawns, learn how to identify and control them.
Learn how to kill crabgrass, dandelions and other lawn weeds.
Fast release chemical fertilizers pose a significant environmental concern. The better approach is to use an organic or slow-release chemical fertilizer. Find out how they perform.
The label on every fertilizer bag is required to show the percentage by weight of nitrogen, available phosphate and soluble potash, also commonly referred to as N-P-K numbers.
Step by step instruction in how to overseed a lawn for great results.
Learn how to choose the best grass seed for excellent results in your lawn.
Grubs can be a recurring problem in the lawn. Get some tips to control this pest.
"Cool season" grasses occur geographically cool regions. This list shows in which states cool season grasses are found.
Learn to read a grass seed label so you know how to choose the best quality grass seed.
Step by step instructions in how to calculate how much nitrogen is being applied with each bag of fertilizer.
Discover the right warm season grass variety for your lawn.
All grass seed is not created equal. Learn how to choose the best quality grass seed for a quality lawn.
Meth-Ex 40 and Mesa time release technologies are the primary ingredients for the environmentally friendly GreenView Fairway Formula Fertilizers.
Nitrogen that is formulated to release steadily over a prolonged period of time is referred to as time-released, slow released and water insoluble nitrogen (WIN) fertilizer.
Lawn care experts recommend fertilizing the grass plant to develop a strong root system which produces a healthy, thick, weed free lawn.
Major universities that do research in lawn care management recommend a fertilizer that supplies 1.5 lbs. of nitrogen be applied to the lawn in fall to follow the natural growth cycle of grass plants.
GreenView Fairway Formula Fertilizers utilize patented time-released nitrogen technology developed for, and used by, over half the championship golf courses in the United States.
7 myths of crabgrass control: Don’t let them discourage you from controlling and killing crabgrass.
Learn how to read the label and understand the ingredients in fertilizer.
Explore the properties of various cool season grasses and find which types are most suitable for your lawn.
Everyone fertilizes in spring, but did you know that late fall is the best time to fertilize for root growth. Deep, vigorous roots produce a thick, green and weed free lawn in spring.
As the lawn ages and soil is compacted, aeration is needed to revitalize the grass.
Get to know your local state extension agency and you will find local help to many of your lawn related problems. They will be a source of soil test and knowledgeable about lawn problems that are unique to your area and region. Check this page for links to all state extension agencies.
A step-by-step approach to planting grass seed, and when to start a home lawn.
When is the best time to apply fertilizer? Spring fertilization is important and is generally combined with weed control, but don't forget to fertilize again in fall.
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