Easy Does It! Number One rule of thumb when it comes to cleaning your car, van, truck, RV, or boat: A gentle touch goes a long way. Even though your car may be really grimy resist the urge to get out the heavy-duty detergent and surface cleaner, abrasive cleaning pads and scrubbing brushes. Read More →
Many people have fake lawns now, especially in dry areas such as the southwest. It makes sense, because an artificial lawn is so good when it comes to water conservation. However, is it possible that a synthetic lawn is more harmful than good when it comes to the environment? A quick look at these grass alternatives will help you make your own decision.
It’s 2014 and ants are still biting me. My most recent run in with these vicious creatures was in the Caribbean. As I hung my laundry up to dry on a clothesline a tiny little ant silently climbed up on me and bit me. I’m guessing that this is what happened since I didn’t feel the bite. After I noticed a little bump, like a pimple, I ignored it since it didn’t seem so bad.
During the cool season, most of us have to deal with all the leaves left on the lawn by trees that have shed them while awaiting their new spring apparel. The good news is that this allows more sunshine and warmth to hit the house: The bad news is that somebody has to pick up the leaves both for aesthetic and safety reasons. This is when lawn sweepers and vacuums come in handy.
If you are considering buying a lawn mower, you have several options from which to choose. Each type of lawn mower has its advantages and disadvantages. It may be possible that you will want more than one because different situations call for different tools. Read More →
One day you are outside admiring your lawn, and you notice a small spot in the grass. The next day, you see that the spot has grown, but it doesn’t cross your mind yet that there is a problem. Then, before you know it, there are spots everywhere, and they are getting bigger every day. It’s official: You have a lawn disease, and you need to deal with it before you it affects the whole yard.