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Fuel Facts

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Storing Your Mower

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The mowing season is coming to an end, and winter is just around the corner! Once you’re done mowing for the year, replace any worn parts and properl… Read more »
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Understanding Fertilizer

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Toro’s agronomist, Dr. Van Cline, explains the three numbers on a fertilizer bag and offers helpful hints for feeding your lawn. window.onload =… Read more »
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Winterize Your Lawn

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Toro’s agronomist, Dr. Van Cline, tells how to put your lawn to bed for the winter — and ensure it wakes up healthy next spring. window.onloa… Read more »
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Seed or Sod?

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Which is better — seeding your lawn or sodding it? Toro’s agronomist, Dr. Van Cline, reveals his preference. window.onload = document.wr… Read more »
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Mulch or Bag?

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Which is better for your lawn — mulching or bagging? Toro’s agronomist, Dr. Van Cline, reveals the answer and dispels some myths about this… Read more »
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When to Aerate

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What is aerification and why does your lawn need it? Dr. Van Cline, Toro’s agronomist, explains the benefits of aerating — and when you shou… Read more »
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NPK In-depth

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Want to know what the three key nutrients in fertilizer — nitrogen, potassium and phosphorus — do for your lawn? Dr. Van Cline, Toro’… Read more »
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Treating Weeds

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Dr. Van Cline, Toro’s agronomist, helps you fight back with these tips for treating annual and perennial weeds in your lawn. window.onload = docu… Read more »
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Cool and Warm Season Grasses

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Toro’s agronomist, Dr. Van Cline, shares what you need to know about cool and warm season grasses…and when to plant them. window.onload = d… Read more »
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How To Select The Right Blower For You

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  Gas or electric?  Determine which power source will best meet the needs of your lawn size. If your yard is a ½ acre or larger, and you cannot reach e… Read more »
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Understanding Blower Power

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When shopping for a new blower, many consumers look at the “miles per hour” rating to assess the power of a blower. However, it is possible fo… Read more »
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Zero-Turn Mower Safety Tips

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Like all lawn mowers, zero-turn mowers require care to prevent accidents when mowing around water, drop-offs, steep inclines and wet conditions.  Pr… Read more »
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Welcome to our Yard…

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At Toro, we believe everything is better in the yard!  From family gatherings to kickball games, your yard is an extension of your home. We want to help yo… Read more »
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When to Mow

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How often should you mow? How much should you cut? Dr. Van Cline, Toro’s senior agronomist, shares some lawn mowing best practices. window.onloa… Read more »
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Lawn Insects

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Dr. Van Cline, Toro’s senior agronomist, describes lawn insects that can infest your turf and how you can fight back! window.onload = document.w… Read more »
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The Best Way to Water

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We tend to over-water turf, which actually prefers to grow on the dry side. Dr. Van Cline, Toro’s senior agronomist, provides advice on the best wa… Read more »
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Encouraging Root Growth

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A healthy root system will produce healthy turf. Dr. Van Cline, Toro’s senior agronomist, describes the importance of root growth and how to enco… Read more »
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Removing Dog Spots From Your Yard

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We all love our four-legged friends, but what is a homeowner to do about those nasty “reminders” pets leave on the lawn? Dr. Van Cline, Toro&… Read more »
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Facebook Toro.Yard

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