Author Archives: Brinly Hardy

Fertilizer Spreader Settings Tutorial

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In order to ensure the proper application rates, we must validate our fertilizer spreader settings by accurately calibrating the spreader. Optimum Spreading Speed = 3mph Because most broadcast spreaders are wheel-driven, the speed at which you walk significantly affects the … Continue reading

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How to use a Lawn Dethatcher

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Why do I need to use a lawn dethatcher? Thatch is made of up old grass clippings, dead roots, leaves and other small organic debris.  It builds up in layers underneath your lawn, on top of the soil.  Good lawn … Continue reading

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Lawn Rolling Fundamentals

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Lawn rolling is an intermediate-level landscaping technique that can help create a smoother, greener lawn. The premise is simple enough, a rounded weight that flattens the soil it passes over. But to utilize it effectively, it must be applied at … Continue reading

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Electric Broadcast Spreader from Spyker

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The professional-grade Spyker Electric Spreader is ideal for spreading seed, fertilizer, ice melt, or salt. This electric broadcast spreader features a 12-volt DC motor housed between corrosion-resistant stainless steel tubing.

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Rough Winter Conditions No Match for Small Indiana Town

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As New Englanders prepared for winter storm Nemo, one company in Jeffersonville, Indiana was preparing to supply some of the snowplows needed to clear the streets. Brinly-Hardy Company, who manufactures the POWERtach™ hydraulic plow for John Deere, is keeping a … Continue reading

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Dethatching your lawn: 3 Simple Steps

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Dethatching your lawn the easy way Lawn thatch is a layer of grass clippings, dead leaves, and other organic material that builds up underneath your lawn, just above the topsoil. A small amount is essential and protects the roots of … Continue reading

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Use a Sweeper to Collect Lawn Debris

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Get rid of leaves and lawn debris without raking Allowing fallen leaves and other lawn debris to lie on your lawn not only damages grass and impedes growth, but it also causes thatch to build up and can cause bare … Continue reading

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The New Ride-On Spreader from Spyker

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Combining Spyker’s renowned spread consistency with the most durable and maneuverable platform available, the Spyker S100 Series ride-on spreader is built for efficiency and profitability.

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GIE+Expo 2012

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The 2012 Green Industry and Equipment Expo ( GIE+Expo ) came to a close last Friday after three days of exhibitions from over 700 of the industry’s most exciting vendors. The 500,000 square feet of indoor exhibits showcased a “who’s … Continue reading

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Brinly-Hardy Continues Tradition of Giving Back

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Lawn and garden manufacturer takes pride in serving American heroes October 1, 2011–(Colorado Springs, CO)—Brinly-Hardy President Mike Schmitt and Consumer Products Sales Manager Chris Chmielewski joined forces with The Home Depot Foundation and Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity on the … Continue reading

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