Lawn & Garden Tips Category

Advantages of Zero Turn Mowers

Lawn mowers come in many shapes and sizes, but most of us know that the zero-turn is considered the king of lawn mowing.  What many people don’t know is why zero-turns are the “bee’s knees.” One huge advantage of a zero-turn mower is the ability to cut grass in tight spaces and to be able to get close to objects […]

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Early Springtime Lawn Care Tips

Early Spring Preparation It’s important to start early with your lawn care rituals. As soon as the snow has melted and the ground is thawed, you should walk your lawn and take note of any bald patches and weeds. If the soil in your yard is firm and appears to be compact, you’ll want to […]

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Help Your Lawn Breathe

Over time, the soil your lawn grows from becomes compressed, leaving no room for it to breathe. When this happens, your yard’s roots can’t get enough oxygen and nitrogen from the soil. This especially becomes a problem if you use a lawn roller. While lawn rollers can help make your lawn look great, they also […]

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Zero Turn Plow Blades

The Nordic Auto Plow Zero Turn Plow Blade, has the capabilities of attaching to nearly all zero turn lawn mowers thanks to the steel pivoting mounting bracket. The T-handle pin allows the operator to adjust the angle of the blade in five positions. This plow has a lightweight, rustproof design with rounded edge technology to […]

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3 Reasons to Use a Corded Mower

Gas lawn mowers are the standard in many back yards, but times – they are a changin’. 1. While you may hate pull-starting your mower so much that you’re exhausted before you’ve even begun mowing, a corded electric mower doesn’t need to be pull-started. It starts with the push of a button or the turn […]

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3 Ways Rear Engine Riding Mowers Make Your Life Easier

If you’ve never heard of rear engine riding mowers, they’re simply riding mowers with the engine positioned under the seat. They consist of a very simple design and offer a variety of options to fit your mowing habits. Here are 3 ways rear engine riding mowers will make your life easier. 1. Mulch, Bag, or […]

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What’s a Zero Turn Lawn Mower?

A zero-turn riding lawn mower is a standard riding lawn mower that can practically “turn on a dime.” Different brands and models achieve this in different ways, but hydraulic speed control of each drive wheel is the most common method. Both commercial duty and homeowner models exist, with varying engine power options, size of cutting decks, […]

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Lawn Stripes

Want to add stripes to your lawn? Who doesn’t? It’s the perfect way to make your nosey neighbors jealous. The stripes are created by bending the blades of grass in different directions as you cut. If you’re creative, you can create unique designs like the one above. But how do you bend the grass so […]

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How To Deal With Lawn Thatch

So, what the heck is lawn thatch? Thatch is a layer of dead organic material that occurs naturally between the soil and the blades or leaves of the grass itself. If your lawn is relatively healthy, you may have not even noticed it before. Look closely, and you’ll see it. It looks like dead grass […]

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