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Halloween Yard Ideas that Are Scary Good

Just like that, October has arrived, which means Halloween won’t be too far behind. Have you started decorating? Halloween d├ęcor is a great way to show off that yard you’ve worked so hard to cultivate all summer long – and, let’s not forget how much fun it is to get into the spooky spirit of the season.... More

DIY Fall Wreath Ideas

Fall is the BEST season when it comes to getting crafty! Between the vibrant colors, abundance of natural materials, and a growing emphasis on seasonal curb appeal, many homeowners are eager to get out the glue gun and glitter and get to work! ... More

DIY Mosaic Patio Stones

The first few weeks of fall are crucial for caring for your lawn and taking care of those last-minute outdoor chores. As you check off the essential items on your to do list this month, take some time to get a little bit crafty with Weed Man’s new do-it-yourself mosaic stone project.... More

Creating Healthy Soil

No matter how actively you care for your lawn, it all comes down to healthy soil at the end of the day. If your soil can’t provide a habitable, healthy environment for grass plants, then your lawn will ultimately suffer.  While there are many factors to consider when thinking about your soil, but your lawn’s pH level should always be on your radar. If you have thin, discolored turf that does not grow very well, unbalanced pH may be at play. ... More

Q & A - Fall Watering

During the usual temperature drop that takes place in October and November, homeowners often find it difficult to maintain a balanced watering regimen. Find out how much water your lawn needs right now. ... More

Getting Rid of Armyworms

Fall armyworms can cause significant, costly damage to local lawns. In fact, these pests can completely destroy a lawn in a matter of 24 hours if not treated upon discovery. These destructive lawn invaders are found in large numbers (up to millions in a single colony) “marching” across the turf and eating grass blades as they go.... More

What to Do if You Have Mushrooms in Your Lawn

Mushrooms are usually an unwelcome guest at any summer lawn party, as they tend to show up uninvited and often bring along multiple pesky friends.... More

Grilled Chicken 3 Ways

  • Wash the chicken legs and remove the skin. 
  • Place the legs in a single layer in a baking dish.
  • For the marinade, place the yogurt, Cilantro (ripped up a bit), chopped onion, curry powder, garam masala and garlic in a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth.
  • Pour evenly over the legs, turning to coat. Cover and refrigerate at least one hour.
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Why Do Weeds Grow Where They Grow?

Your lawn is an ever-changing, living entity that requires ongoing cultivation in order to remain protected from weed infestation. Any change in a lawn’s environment, structure, or quality can act as an invitation for weeds to take over — and trust us when we say that they will take over without hesitation (and in the blink of an eye!). ... More

Mowing Height Calculator

Lawn mowing isn’t a one size fits all cultural practice. In fact, each and every grass type functions best within a certain cutting height range. Staying within these guidelines can help you maintain a more weed resistant, drought tolerant lawn structure. Cutting the lawn too short, on the other hand, can result in unsightly turf disease, weed infestation, and extreme thinning of the lawn. ... More

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