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Recent Blog Posts

Late Fall Lawn Care

The fall is a busy time for gardeners. Not only are you trying to clean up your gardens and flower beds to prepare them for the winter, you are also winterizing your garden so that you can hit the ground running in the spring. Often, we forget that our lawn requires the same amount of love and care...

Starting a New Lawn

Sometimes, through acts of nature or maybe too much fertilizing, it's necessary to start a totally new lawn or to completely rebuild large areas of an existing lawn. In these cases here's what you'll need to do.Tools & Materials you'll need: Rotary tiller Rake Seed Seed spreader Watering hose and...

Caring For Your Yard in the Fall

The picturesque verdant lawn with accompanying garden, rife with eclectic herbs, flowers and vegetables…this is the image most elicited upon hearing the word “lawn,” but oftentimes, depending on your climate, that phase of a lawn's life cycle may only last a few months. To increase the quality of...

Rent Our Sod & Grass Equipment

It’s time to start thinking about your lawn. If you’re a veteran, then you already took the necessary steps to make sure you’re off to a great start. If not, then it is time to take action. Every homeowner has one thing in common, they need to rent their sod and grass equipment from the local...

When You Should Aerate Your Lawn

Aerating your lawn loosens compacted soil and allows air and water to reach the roots of your lawn. It’s one of the best ways to dethatch your lawn since it puts less stress on it. The best time to aerate your lawn is during the growing season when the grass can heal and fill in the open area left...

 Landscape Like a Pro

A sod cutter (shown) is a great landscaping tool that can easily turn a homeowner into a landscape designer. Sod cutters can be used for a variety of landscaping applications including sidewalks, stepping stones, flower beds and ponds. You'll discover that using a sod cutter is much more productive...