Beautiful & Classic Lawn Edging Ideas

Edging your lawn is more than just creating a mow strip, or keeping the weeds out. It sets off what can be the largest element in your yard and garden! Its kind of like trim around a door frame or baseboard moldings around a wall. It finishes it well. So adding a lawn edging could be just what your yard was missing. We've already covered creative garden edging, and then more creative garden … [Read more...]

How to Lay Sod

If you need to lay a new lawn, or repair or replace an old one, there is no faster way to get it established then laying sod. It's not a difficult job if you follow some easy hints. Steve and I have both laid sod before, and we have a step by step guide for you and one big "got to know". You will be sore. Accept it now...but it will be from a job well done, and nothing...I mean nothing transforms … [Read more...]

Fall Lawn Tricks for a Killer Lawn in Spring!

Most people don't realize that to have a really great lawn, the secret isn't in piling on extra fertilizer and watering as soon as the snow melts in spring. The secret to a great lawn lies in fall lawn maintenance. That's right gardeners, the ugly word... maintenance. The fact is that letting an unhealthy lawn lie over the winter is not going to make all those problems go away, and can actually … [Read more...]