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How to Use a Broadcast Spreader

In order for lawn chemicals to work properly, you have to apply them properly!  Start by figuring out how many square feet your lawn by multiplying length times width.  Read the chemical bag to find out how much to apply per square foot.  If your spreader type is listed on the bag then it’s simple! … Read more »

How to Get Rid of Fire Ants

One of the first things to remember is NOT to disturb the mound.  Don’t kick it, don’t poke it with a stick, don’t go over it with a weed eater or lawn mower, don’t try to burn the mound down, don’t shoot it with a shotgun…and last but not least, don’t blow it up! We… Read more »

How to Use a Sprayer

Sprayers are used to apply fertilizers and pesticides on lawns, flowers and shrubs.  Knowing how to use these will make you much more successful, so here goes!   There are three basic kinds of sprayers… we will start with hose end sprayers, which simply attach to the end of a water hose.  These have a… Read more »

Take That Landscape From Blah to Beautiful!

You might have noticed a general lack of enthusiasm in your landscape…which cannot be surprising considering the completely obnoxious weather we had this summer!  Fortunately, it’s that invigorating time of year, inspiring stunning outdoor makeovers! Here are some ways to get started on your landscape makeover: Pruning is the first step to getting that landscape… Read more »