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    What you need to know about raking leaves

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    Raking leaves is one fall chore that never seems finished. As soon as you are done clearing a large area of leaves, a cool breeze...
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    Host your own summer games at home

    If watching Olympic athletes has your family thinking about how to be more active outdoors at home, check out these ideas for...
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    Is it time to hire a gardener?

      People that love to garden sometimes have a hard time deciding when it's time to call in the reinforcements. After all you...
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    Winter Grass

    For those of us lucky enough to live in regions with year-round warm temperatures, late September is the ideal time to start...
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    Tips for Raking Leaves

    Part of fall's wonder are the beautiful colors of changing leaves. They look gorgeous in the trees, but make a total mess when they...
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    Synthetic Turf

    I went to a neighbor's dinner party recently and was surprised to see that their backyard was lush with artificial grass . Maybe...
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    Fixing dog spots on grass

    When Fido goes outdoors to do his business, you're certainly glad that he chooses the lawn over your carpet. However, what your dog...
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    Letting your lawn go dormant

    Summer is decision time when it comes to your lawn. Do you want to have a lush, green lawn all summer, or should you let your lawn...
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    Summer Lawn Care

    With the summer's hottest temperatures expected this month, your lawn takes a beating from the July sun. Here's how to keep your...
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    Controlling Crabgrass

    Crabgrass can take over quickly and make a beautiful lawn look messy and unkempt. When you notice crabgrass in your yard, take these...
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    Watering Your Lawn

    A vibrant green lawn can be a big consumer of water, but many people actually overwater their lawns. Knowing how much water your...
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    Lawn Aeration

    Lawn aeration is the first step to preparing a healthy lawn. You can aerate your lawn manually or with a machine, but the...
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    Sharpen Mower Blades

    Dull lawn mower blades are no good for your yard. Instead of cutting grass cleanly, blades that are nicked or pitted rip grass...
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    Planting Grass Seed

    One of the best parts about spring is watching all the brown and gray change to green and color. You're probably looking at your...
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    Choosing Grass Seed

    When it comes to getting your lawn ready for spring weather, there are many grass types to choose from. Grasses are essentially...
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    5 Quick fixes for ugly yards

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    Sprucing up your yard will not only add more enjoyment to the time you spend outdoors, but it will also add a lot of curb appeal to...