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maintain, tips & facts

How To Maintain the Grass in Extreme Heat

The peak of summer heat is here – can your lawn handle it?… Read more »

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maintain, snow info, tips & facts

Snowblower Tips & Tricks

Snowblowing Tips & Tricks from Toro

Don’t fight the wind.  Whenever possible, point the chute downwind so that the wind helps you blow the snow.
It is usually best to move up and down the… Read more »

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maintain, snow info, tips & facts

Preparing Your Snowblower for Winter

Now is a great time to take your machine to a local dealer for any needed maintenance or repairs. If you’re planning to do your own maintenance, or just want to see what we recommend, please follow these tips, which will help ensure your snowblower is ready for winter.
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maintain, tips & facts

How To Select The Right Blower For You

 
Read more »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 every area with an extension cord, you m

understanding-blower-power
maintain, tips & facts

Understanding Blower Power

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 for a 230 MPH blower to have more power tha… Read more »

Setting the Right Mowing Height
tips & facts

Setting the Right Mowing Height

There are several reasons not to cut your grass too short.
Grass grows from the crown, not the blade tips, a trait that makes grass ideal for lawns.  Grass keeps growing despite regularly cutt… Read more »

Choosing the Right Mower
tips & facts

Rules for Smart Mowing

Cut no more than one-third the height of the grass in any single mowing.  By setting cutting heights correctly, you can greatly reduce weed growth and mowing frequency.  

Mow only when the… Read more »

Thatching rake
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Prevent Thatch Buildup

The best way to control thatch is to avoid a buildup.  Here are some maintenance practices that will help:

At regular intervals, cut grass to the recommended height for your turf.  This will… Read more »

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tips & facts

Spring Equipment Preparation

After your equipment has been stored all winter, you should take your machine(s) to a local dealer for any needed maintenance or repairs before using it during the upcoming season.  If you li… Read more »

Mower timesavers
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Mower Timesavers

Read more »It is easier to adjust the cutting blade height if you get the weight off the wheels by supporting one side of the mower at a time on a wood block.
Cooking spray on the underside of the deck will make