Lawns

Cub Cadet Wide-Area Walk-Behind Lawn Mower Review

Cub Cadet Wide-Area Walk-Behind Lawn Mower Review

When a garden tractor is overkill, consider a wide-area walk behind mower that will still fit through your back gate.

Best Practices for Peak Summer Season Lawn Maintenance

Best Practices for Peak Summer Season Lawn Maintenance

The heat is on, and hopefully your lawn is thriving. What worked in Spring doesn’t always work in Summer, so lawn equipment experts at Husqvarna shared some tips and best practices for peak summer season lawn maintenance.

Craftsman Quiet Lawn Mower

Craftsman Quiet Lawn Mower

Check out the Craftsman 175cc OHV Briggs & Stratton Quiet Power Technology Engine, your ears and neighbors will thank you.

Yard and Lawn Tips For Spring Through Summer

Yard and Lawn Tips For Spring Through Summer

Enjoy your time spent gardening even more with these tips and new tools from Lowe’s and Kobalt.

Synlawn Artificial Grass Upgrades Our Backyard

Synlawn Artificial Grass Upgrades Our Backyard

If you’ve got a problem lawn, consider Synlawn artificial grass from Lowe’s which will save you time and money on your lawn.

Husqvarna Goes All-In on All-Wheel Drive Lawn Mowers

Husqvarna Goes All-In on All-Wheel Drive Lawn Mowers

It’s time to start thinking of your lawn and if you need an upgrade from your old mower, check out these all-wheel drive lawn mowers from Husqvarna.

John Deere Factory Tour and Tractor Testing

John Deere Factory Tour and Tractor Testing

Behind the scenes at the John Deere factory where their compact tractors are built and tested.

Craftsman Electric Blower/Vac Review

Craftsman Electric Blower/Vac Review

The right tool for light leaf and yard maintenance. This Craftsman blower/vac is a great value from Ace Hardware.

How To Replace a Broken Sprinkler Head

How To Replace a Broken Sprinkler Head

Tree roots sheared off our sprinkler head but it’s a quick fix with the right tools.

RoboReel the Death Star of Garden Hoses

RoboReel the Death Star of Garden Hoses

Don’t be scared of this water hose as the RoboReel will become your best partner in gardening.

Lawn Tips From a Pro PGA Greenskeeper

Lawn Tips From a Pro PGA Greenskeeper

Keep your lawn green all summer and ready for winter with these tips from a pro

Get a Healthy Lawn Using Less Water

Get a Healthy Lawn Using Less Water

Conserving water is an important part of responsible home ownership. From the kitchen to the bathroom to your yard, you should regulate your water usage

Repairing Bare Lawn Spots

Repairing Bare Lawn Spots

Our dog did a number on our lawn and we’ve got a ton of bare spots. These tips got our lawn back in shape.

John Deere Riding Mower Test and Review

John Deere Riding Mower Test and Review

We tested John Deere riding mowers against leading competitors such as Craftsman, Cub Cadet and Simplicity. See who came out ahead.

John Deere Horicon Works Factory Tour

John Deere Horicon Works Factory Tour

Photos from our visit to the John Deere Horicon Works factory in Wisconsin.

Step Up to a STIHL BR200 Backpack Blower

Step Up to a STIHL BR200 Backpack Blower

Upgrade to a backpack blower for more power and more fun

Five Steps to Your Own Backyard Meadow

Five Steps to Your Own Backyard Meadow

Let the weeds go wild and enjoy a colorful meadow in your own backyard

Scraping Topsoil: Why Your Lawn and Garden Won’t Grow

Scraping Topsoil: Why Your Lawn and Garden Won’t Grow

For years developers have been scraping the topsoil (8-12 inches) from properties and selling it to sod farms. It’s another way that land can be monetized and topsoil is a valuable commodity that contains minerals and nutrients from years of plant and animal decomposition. Nutrient rich topsoil can make or […]

Fixing a Spotty Lawn with 1 Step Complete

Fixing a Spotty Lawn with 1 Step Complete

A couple months ago I checked out the NexGen grass seed lab and the Pennington Seed factory in Oregon and received some valuable information on lawn care as well as a hands-on look at their 1 Step Complete combo mulch seed fertilizer product. I couldn’t wait to get home to […]

Spring Giveaway: Cordless Outdoor Power Tools from Black & Decker

Spring Giveaway: Cordless Outdoor Power Tools from Black & Decker

Spring is here which means it’s time to get your yard back in shape. Instead of fixing up your old gas trimmer or or dull hedger, enter to Win a new Black & Decker cordless 36V trimmer or hedge trimmer. Black & Decker invited us to test both tools and […]

Kick Gas with Black & Decker 36V Outdoor Power Equipment

Kick Gas with Black & Decker 36V Outdoor Power Equipment

Cordless power tools continue to advance in performance and it finally looks like outdoor power equipment which has long been dominated by gas is finally catching up. Black & Decker invited us out to Tempe, AZ to check out their latest yard tools that have been upgraded to the 36V […]