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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.

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Sprinkler System Maintenance – Do-it-Yourself or Hire a Pro?

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As we head into summer, is your irrigation system ready to go or do you need a little help? It can be tough to know when to do-it-yourself or hire a pro. “Some sprinkler issues can be simple fixes, others are tougher tasks,” says Alexis Deasy, senior marketing communications manager at Toro. “There are a number of resources for DIY-ers, but if you have any concerns, hiring a pro is…

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Smarter Sprinkling Systems: It’s Time to Upgrade Your Outdoor Technology

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When is the last time you upgraded your phone, computer, or smart home technology? Now think about the last time you upgraded your sprinkler system? If it’s been more than five years, advancements in technology are passing you by. New irrigation products can save you time and money, and they can save water too. More than ever, we rely on technology to help us work and play more efficiently. The…

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How to Maintain Your Lawn During Heavy Spring Rain

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Make the most of the spring rain cycle! Here are 3 steps you can take to improve the appearance of your lawn during heavy spring rains.

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How to Get Your Outdoor Power Equipment Ready for Spring

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After your outdoor power equipment has been stored all winter, it may need a bit of maintenance to get everything back in top shape for spring. Here are the 4 outdoor power tools we’ll review in this article: Riding Mowers Walk Power Mowers Leaf Blowers/Vacs Trimmers As you look over each piece of equipment for any maintenance needs, keep an eye out for these key elements to evaluate if your…

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Spring Lawn Care Checklist

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As your lawn wakes up from its winter slumber, here is your Spring Lawn Care Checklist to help your lawn be more beautiful and weed-free this season!