What happens if you’re unable to breathe? We all know the answer to that question. But here’s the thing: Your lawn, and the soil underneath need to breathe, too! Over time, a loose layer of dead and living organic matter builds up between the soil and your grass. It’s called thatch, and it’s mostly composed…

You’re building a new home, or perhaps you’re renovating an older one. At some point your focus will turn to the yard, since you’re concerned with curb appeal and the usefulness of your outdoor space. Whether you’re considering installing a lawn or thinking about changing the current one, size is a major consideration. Remember that…

If you’re dreaming of a lush, grassy lawn, you will probably read a lot about Bermuda and Fescue grasses. Both types of grass are commonly used as turf on well-traveled areas, from front lawns to soccer fields and even golf courses. But as with any plant, careful research is required so that you choose the…

Now that spring has officially sprung, you might be noticing some changes in your lawn. In particular, this is the time of year that weeds begin to invade. Take immediate action now, using the following seven steps, so that you can control the growth of weeds before summer.

We often say that properly planning a landscaping project makes all the difference in the final results. Unfortunately, many people think that growing a lush green lawn is as simple as placing sod or spreading seeds, watering the area, and waiting. There’s actually one big mistake regarding grass that we often see, and the unfortunate…

While sod is usually our preferred method of installing turf, there are times when using grass seed is needed for budgetary reasons. There are several ways to do this, but if you want to start from seed then you’ll need to follow these steps.

In the landscaping world, we’re often asked this question by frustrated homeowners: I tried to grow a lush green lawn this summer, but after investing my time and money in grass seed, I wound up with a barren, dead yard! What happened? Isn’t summer the growing season?

If you’re looking for a way to fill out your garden with a low-maintenance hardy plant for the summer, warm-season grasses may be just what you need. These grasses grow quickly in warm weather months to fill out empty spaces, and provide beautiful movement in the garden. As with any other landscaping project, though, you…