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5 Simple Steps to Get Your Snow Blower Ready for Winter

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Winter is on the way and you don’t want to get caught off-guard by the first snowfall. Do you have a Single-Stage or Two Stage Snowblower? We include 5 simple steps for both models in this article so no matter what – you’re ready to take on the snow when the time comes.

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Fall Lawn Care 101 – What to Do With Fall Leaves

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Here’s what you need to know as you prepare for your Fall lawn maintenance. Find out why we recommend mulching your leaves instead of raking them.

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When is the Best Time to Aerate Your Lawn?

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Aeration can help your lawn be healthier and more beautiful. Read more to learn when it’s the best time to aerate your lawn and what to do after aeration.

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Fall Lawn Care Schedule for Beginners

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We want to make sure you get the most out of your lawn so we created this Fall Lawn Care Schedule for you to follow throughout early, mid and late fall.

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Top Tips to Keep Your Sprinkler System Running Great Through Every Season

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Your lawn and landscape depends on your sprinkler system to ensure healthy growth throughout the year. A few seasonal maintenance tasks can keep your system running smoothly. Here is a quick seasonal checklist to make sure your system is in tip top shape. Summer Hot summer temps make adequate water essential. A quick overview of your system can catch problems before they become a bigger hassle. “We recommend checking your…

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Ways to Save Water in the Summer Heat Wave

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Throughout much of the country, the end of summer typically triggers the biggest heat wave of the year. At the height of a heat wave, everything can be impacted in some way − the air we breathe, the plants we grow, and the grass we walk on. Even our moods are affected. And, everywhere you turn, you’re told to mind your water usage. This only makes the extreme heat even…

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How to Maintain Grass in Extreme Heat

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We suggest the following tips and tricks in order to maintain a healthy, intact lawn during the extreme heat of the summer.

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Protect Your Landscaping Investment with Smart Watering

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A healthy-looking landscape is not only visually appealing, experts say it can increase your home’s value by as much as 15%. For many of us, summertime means watering time. We know that stablishing and keeping that lush green lawn depends on proper moisture levels. But what about the rest of the landscape? Keeping your plants, trees, and shrubs healthy can be easier and more efficient with a few key watering…

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The Benefits of Sharp Mower Blades

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Your mower will cut faster and deliver a better quality of cut with sharp blades. Read more about the benefits of sharp mower blades and how to sharpen them yourself.

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Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Riding Mower in Top Shape

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Regular maintenance is the most important step for achieving the best performance and longest life out of your riding mower. Follow these 7 Steps to Maintain Your Riding Mower.