No matter how well you care for your lawn, some pests and problems are bound to appear, but you can be prepared for these top 10 common lawn and garden problems and take steps right away to minimize any unwanted difficulties. Dandelions One of the most aggravating lawn weeds, dandelions are found i
Lawn Care Tips
Fall is the perfect time for planting spring flowering bulbs (tulips, crocus, hyacinths, daffodils and others) and normally we are cool enough by mid-October to plant. The general rule of thumb is to plant these bulbs between October 15th and December 15th. So don't wait to long because these bulbs need a minimum of 12 weeks of under 45 degrees to bloom The key to success with bulbs is understanding what they are and how they grow. The bulb is actually a self-contained…
Lawn & Garden Clean-Up In the Fall
Spend a few hours this fall with a garden clean-up. You’ll be rewarded with a prettier landscape this winter and a head start on next season’s gardens.
Healthy Lawn Care Tips
A thick, green lawn is a pleasure to look at, but maintaining that plushness and vibrant color takes work. Eighty percent of Americans have a lawn -- and they spend approximately $28 billion a year on lawn installation, care products, equipment, and maintenance.Lawns do help the environment by generating oxygen and controlling erosion. But over the past half century, Americans' obsession with their yards has become anything but natural. Widespread use of pesticides (which include herbicides,...
Midday Fix: Fall lawn & garden questions answered
Tony Fulmer, Chief Horticulture Officer, Chalet Landscape, Nursery & Garden Center Chalet is located at 3132 Lake Ave., Wilmette, Ill. www.ChaletNursery.com Event: Free Class! “Getting Your Garden Ready for Winter, with Tony Fulmer Friday, Oct. 19 and repeated Saturday, Oct. 20, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Midday Fix: Spring garden tips from Chalet Nursery’s Tony Fulmer
Tony Fulmer Event: 25 Cool Garden Ideas You May Not Know Thursday, March 20 11:00 a.m. Chicago Flower and Garden Show Navy Pier Chicago www.chicagoflower.com Chalet Landscape, Nursery & Garden Center 3132 Lake Avenue Wilmette www.ChaletNursery.com Tony's Tips: Re-potting:
Lawn Care Tips for Beginners
Lawn care tips for beginners - how to fix your lawn this season in 3 easy steps: Email newsletter free each week - packed with free lawn tips: (plus, free gu...
Garden Tractor & Riding Lawn Mower Storage Guide
Tractor or riding lawn mower storage is easy! See how to winterize with an oil change & by adding fuel stabilizer in this video from Briggs and Stratton.
August Garden Tips
August Garden Tips Unlike the past couple of months, August isn’t a chore-heavy month. August is more of a water and repeat month, with a couple of to-dos dabbled in the middle. The kids are getting ready to go back to school, which may (or may not) free up some time. To stay on top of things, you still have some tasks to mark off of your list. Continue reading for the August Garden Tips: Create … Continue reading →
How to kill nutgrass in the lawn.
Kill nut grass, nut sedge and yellow nutsedge. Use Grass Pad Nut Buster weed killers for best control.
Over Seeding Your Lawn.
Episode 1 of our How To Series will teach you the basics on what you need to know this Spring & Summer season while re-doing your lawn & keeping it fresh. Ou...
How To Improve Your Lawn
When your lawn is thin, patchy or yellowing -- should you just start over? Instead of re-seeding, or replacing your lawn with sod or groundcover, try a few s...
July Lawn & Garden Tips for California / Armstrong Garden Centers
Timely tips and advice to help your lawn and garden looking it's best in July and throughout the whole year from Armstrong Garden Centers in California.
June Lawn Garden Tips for California Gardeners / Armstrong Garden Centers
Tips to help your lawn and garden succeed during June and summer in California from Armstrong Garden Centers.
Garden Tips: Fall lawn care pays off next spring
Fall is the most important time of year for fertilizing your lawn. Applications of lawn fertilizer in early September and again in late October to early November are the two most important times of year to fertilize your lawn. Even though grass top growth slows during the cooler days of fall, grass plants continue to grow sideways by producing tillers that become new grass plants. By fertilizing in late fall, you promote the production of healthy tillers that will result in a denser…
An Easy Way to Edge a Lawn
A humble plank of wood in any size provides a terrific alternative to the string-and-spade method of edging a lawn.
Tips for mowing a wet lawn
Find out the best way for mowing a wet lawn efficiently and with little problems.
How to Mow Your Lawn in the Fall
Mow your lawn in the fall by modifying your strategy accordingly. Seeding, mulching and new sod can help your lawn look great and survive the winter.
2019 Top 100 Lawn & Landscape companies
A look at the 2019 Top 100 list of lawn care and landscaping companies in the U.S. and Canada, ranked by total revenue. See who the top players in the industry are this year.
May Lawn & Garden Tips from Armstrong Garden Centers / Armstrong Garden Centers
Timely tips to help you succeed in your garden this May from Armstrong Garden Centers in California.