lawn Archive

Light it Up: Add a Party Vibe to Your Outdoor Staging

Stringed bulbs of lights are becoming a “hot” outdoor trend this year. Use them to stage a dusk photo op or to spice up your next twilight open house. ...
April 2, 2018

Mow in the Know: 5 Common Mowing Mistakes to Avoid

Contributed by John Deere  1. Cutting too short. Each time you mow, only remove about one-third of the grass blade. Shorter clippings break down more easily, allowing some of the natural nitrogen to return to the soil. If you...
August 4, 2014

Forget the Water, Dye the Lawn Green With Spray Paint

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Nothing kills curb appeal like brown grass spots or an uncared for lawn. Buyers love vibrant green lawns, but when you’re dealing with abandoned foreclosures, homes in drought areas, or home owners who...
August 16, 2010

The Yard Doctor is Ready to Triage Your Lawn With These 6 Tips for Fall

By Erica Christoffer, Contributing Editor, REALTOR® Magazine There is no better time than fall to get yards looking great, according to the “Yard Doctor” Trey Rogers, a professor of turfgrass management in the crop and soil sciences department at...
September 4, 2009