How to get your outdoor power equipment ready for spring.
A perfect yard demands the right gear. Learn which tools are best suited for every stage of your lawn care journey. Plus, expert advice for keeping that equipment running for years to come.READ ARTICLE
Adding Nutrients to Your Soil
Use a slow-release fertilizer, and avoid putting down more fertilizer than you need. Adding too much nitrogen can cause rapid growth and a thinning of plant cell walls, which makes grass more susceptible to disease. The excess fertilizer may also leach and eventually find its way into waterways, polluting them. Tested Soil…Read Article
Above Ground Lawn Pests
Chinch Bugs Chinch bugs are the premier pest on St. Augustinegrass lawns and will attack other grasses except those in the coldest climates. Black, winged, and 1/5-inch long, they live and lay eggs in the thatch layer at the root line. Most damaging are the tiny red nymphs, which thrive…Read Article
Adjusting the Self Propel on an All Wheel Drive Toro Mower
Watch how to adjust the self propel traction on a Toro all-wheel drive lawn mower. The self propel drive is what gives the wheels power and works by a cable that’s attached to the traction adjustment knob on the Toro mower handle. The traction adjustment knob provides a simple…Read Article
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