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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Lawn Care with Dogs: What to Know

There might only be a single-letter difference between pets and pests, but you probably think of each quite differently. Unfortunately, if you have a dog, he or she can damage the grass as extensively as insects or rodents. Dog lovers shouldn’t have to choose between their lawn and their furry companions, and with the right […]

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Garage Organization Ideas for Lawn Care Tools

  As the weather gets colder, we begin to shift our attention away from the lawn and towards our home interiors. When you can’t feel your toes, there’s simply no reason to spend very much time in your yard. In fact, your best option is to stay off the grass during the winter. Walking on […]

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How Worms in Soil Affect Your Lawn

For such simple organisms, worms tend to generate a wide range of reactions from lawn care aficionados. Nobody denies that worms can be beneficial for a lawn – the real question is, at what point do they become too much of a good thing? If you go to a home improvement store, you won’t see […]

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Troubleshooting Lawn Problems

The only thing worse than noticing an imperfection in your lawn, and not knowing the cause. There are endless things that could be going on, and the key to a fast repair is understanding the signs of common problems. The Upper Midwest’s climate only supports cool season grasses. These types of lawns have vulnerabilities you […]

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A Checklist of Important Tools for the Lawn

  You can tell a lot about someone’s lawn by the things they keep in their garage or storage shed. Some people have an area set aside for a collection of lawn care equipment, while others only have a lawn mower stowed away in a corner. There’s no “correct” amount of lawn care tools to […]

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Top Five Lawn Care Myths

If you’ve tried every trick in the book for lawn care, chances are you’ve run into a few myths along the way. It’s impossible to know when and where lawn myths originated, but like weeds, they sometimes spread out of control. If you want a healthy lawn, it’s important to know fact from fiction. We’re […]

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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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