lawn care





6/29/2016
There is a growing, sometimes contentious movement afoot: traditional lawns vs natural landscaping. Two years ago, we came up against Ohio’s laws regarding lawns and weeds and were heartbroken to have to mow our luscious long grasses. Last year, we enjoyed a reprieve and the serenity of our natural garden. This year, the grasses back!
6/29/2016
When we bought our homestead, the only gardening area was at the bottom of a fairly steep hill. Though fine for growing a winter’s worth of potatoes and squash, it’s less convenient for greens, which we prefer to grow close to the house. Having read about a method called "lasagna gardening" (named for its layers; learn the basics here), we decided to try it. Egged on by its success, we extended the garden the following year only this time incorporating hugelkultur techniques. Here’s how we did it.
4/16/2014
Husqvarna adds 3 all-wheel drive walk mower models to offer high quality options for any budget.
4/11/2014
Exmark’s “Transitioning Mower Fleets to Propane” provides a road map for landscape professionals.
1/31/2014
KIOTI tractor company realizes significant growth in North American markets.
12/6/2013
Lazer Z X-Series zero-turn riding mower earns award for innovative RED Technology
6/14/2013
My experiences with a reel lawn mower in a small urban neighborhood.
6/14/2013
Scotts Miracle-Gro now phosphorous-free in market leading Turf Builder product.
6/13/2013
One of STIHL’s many battery powered tools could make a perfect gift for dad this Father’s Day.
8/13/2012
Tips on how to prevent soil compaction on your lawn and reduce water pollution!
7/10/2012
Tips on how to compost, what is composting and reasons why you should compost.
8/2/2011
Steve offers a few thoughts on line trimmers and brush cutters.
5/27/2010
It’s time for lawn and garden work. In your opinion, which is the best garden tractor? Which tractor will you be using this year?
10/13/2008
New EPA regulations require 35 percent reduced emissions from lawn-care equipment by 2011.
7/9/2008
Wise sprinkler usage will conserve water while maintaining your attractive lawn.




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