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Detatcher sitting on grass to be used

Overseeding Your Lawn After Dethatching It

Dethatching is the process of removing the thatch layer from your lawn. Thatch is the layer of dead and living grass, stems, and roots that accumulate just above the soil surface. A healthy thatch layer …

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Man yusing a gas leaf blower on his back to clean up his yard of leaves

Leaf Blower CFM vs MPH: Which is Important To Performance

When it comes to leaf blowers, is MPH or CFM better? The answer is it depends. Both options have their benefits and drawbacks, so it is essential to consider what is most important to you …

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Bug zapper installed on a backyard pergola to keep away mosquitoes from the patio space

How Can I Keep Mosquitoes Away From My Patio?

Mosquitoes can be an unwelcome nuisance to any outdoor area, but you can avoid them by using several simple methods. These include planting repellent flowers in the garden surrounding your patio, installing insect-repellent lighting, and …

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Detatcher sitting on grass to be used

Dethatching: Why This Can Hurt Your Lawn (What To Do)

A build-up of thatch can cause problems for your lawn, stopping water and nutrients from getting to the soil. But you will need to be careful about dealing with this issue. If done incorrectly, you …

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Man in red chainsaw chaps cutting down a tree in his yard

Chainsaw Chaps: What They Are (Why Vital To Protection)

If mishandled, chainsaws can do loads of damage, causing horrible injuries. Because of this, it’s important to take safety precautions when handling this equipment. One of the most commonly recommended options is chainsaw chaps. But …

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long two section pergola on the side of a house

Can I Join Two Pergolas Together? (And Why You’d Want To)

Pergolas are a great way to add shade and style to your backyard. But what if you wanted to create a larger outdoor area? Can you put 2 pergolas together?  There are numerous ways that …

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Mowing After Dethatching (Smart Tips To Help Lawn Grow)

Dethatching can place a lot of stress on your grass. Because of this, you will need to be careful about treating it, ensuring you have plenty of time to recover. This raises an important question, …

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Should You Run a Chainsaw Without a Chain? (Tips For Owners)

The chain is a crucial part. Without it, your chainsaw won’t be able to cut anything. But running the chainsaw with just the bar will still be possible. But should you use your chainsaw if …

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Season Growth: Why Does Grass Grow Faster In The Summer

A green and lush lawn is one of the best parts of the house. Homeowners look forward to the season when the grass grows fast enough to decorate their lawns. If you are new to …

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Clean cut grass in the backyard of a residence

10 Vital Reasons Why Some Patches of Grass Grow Faster

While strolling on the grass or walking your dog, you suddenly notice that some places are darker than others. Also, the leaf texture is acceptable in some areas, but the blades have grown thicker in …

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Grass Clippings: How To Speed Up the Clipping Decompose

If you own a lawn, then dealing with grass clippings is something you are familiar with. These grass clippings are not as bothersome as they can seem. Grass clippings can be helpful once they decompose, …

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Seeding Grass: Why Is It Not Growing (Easy Fast Solutions)

Grass seeds need the same conditions to thrive as every other plant. We often forget how grass seeds also require watering, sunlight, and air to be tall and green. Homeowners are always concerned with why …

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