Lawn Mower Racing: The Truest Form of Sport

Somewhere in the world, a child named Bryce is being forced to mow the lawn. What he’s not expecting is the feeling of exhilaration that will take over his entire being as soon as he turns the keys of the riding mower. The future Michael Jordan of lawn mower racing is about to discover his […]

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Greener on the Other Side of Winter: The Grass Growing Cycle

If spending an entire winter outdoors in Minnesota sounds challenging, it just goes to show how impressive the yearly grass growing cycle really is.  Over a long winter period, grass in the northern part of the country enters dormancy — a fascinating process that allows it to withstand hard freezes and heavy snowfall. Winter isn’t […]

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6 Stunning Lawn Mowing Patterns on Sports Fields

If you head out to Target Field to catch a game this summer, the first thing you might notice is the vibrant green natural grass in the outfield. It’s a far cry from the artificial field turf players endured through the Metrodome era. Take a closer look and you’ll spot something even more impressive – […]

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Planting Seeds: The History of Lawn Care

Lawns are such a common sight that they seem to blend into the natural environment. It’s easy to forget that lawns are a manmade invention – albeit, one that has been around for centuries. You may have learned about lawn care from your parents, and they may have learned from theirs, but if you go […]

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Shaping a Lawn to Meet Your Needs

Your lawn is one of the most versatile parts of your property. Whether you want to have a picnic, play sports, do some gardening or just enjoy the outdoors, a lawn is your pasture to cherish. How you spend time on your lawn depends on many factors, including its shape. You may be limited by your […]

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The Fascinating Science Behind Dormant Grass

Late fall always reminds us that we definitely don’t live in the tropics. Vibrant green lawns give way to a sea of straw colored blades. You may have wondered to yourself, “Why is my grass brown?” Let’s take a look at the science behind winter dormancy in lawns. The crown matters Grass leaves and roots […]

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Profiling the Remaining MLB Playing Fields

October baseball brings unique challenges for groundskeepers in the majors. In cold-weather climates, lush green fields don’t grow naturally this time of year. It takes meticulous care to keep a field looking as vibrant in the fall as it did in July. Let’s take a look at the different types of grass currently being used […]

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How to Dethatch Your Lawn: Tips to Keep Your Grass Healthy

With the arrival of April, we can soon expect our lawns to start looking a lot healthier and green thanks to sunnier skies mixed in with those much-needed springtime showers. Hopefully your lawn comes back from the winter in style, looking green and perfect. But sometimes, that’s not the case. It’s possible you’ll notice something […]

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What Your Lawn Is Trying To Tell You

Not all lawn problems can be resolved with just a little extra water or quick fertilization. The state of your lawn can actually tell you a lot about what the issue is, if you know how to read it. If your lawn is suffering from brown, dead spots, there are a couple different potential causes. […]

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Coffee Grounds For Your Ground

Coffee can fuel more than just people; it can fuel your lawn, too.  If you are looking for a more organic or sustainable way to care for your lawn, coffee grounds are the solution you are looking for. Try waking your lawn up with coffee grounds, they can work for your lawn and garden a […]

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