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4 Factors to Consider when Choosing a Heavy-Duty Garden Cart

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    How to choose a heavy-duty garden cart you won’t regret Many times, having the right tool is the difference between a simple task and a painful one. Imagine trying to remove a wood screw with a ball peen … Continue reading

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Grass Seed Planting Guide

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Grass Seed Planting Guide – BrinlyU With spring only a week away, many of us are beginning to think of warmer temperatures, short sleeves, and green grass.  Soon, we’ll begin the process of reviving our lawns from a long winter’s … Continue reading

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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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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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Fall Lawn Care Tips

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Even though it is just the beginning of August (and the country is still in the midst of a heat wave) it will be time to start thinking about tackling a not-so-glamorous yard project—RAKING LEAVES! If you have a lawn … Continue reading

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Summer Lawn Tips

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Summer Lawn Tips | BrinlyU It’s Summer time which means to raise your mower deck to the highest level. This helps keep your grass protected from heat and levels of drought, trapping moisture. This not only can trap moisture, but … Continue reading

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Is it too early? Springtime Seeding

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Springtime is obviously a great time to spread seed and plant. Temperatures have been unusually warm across the country these past several weeks.  And if you’re like us, you’re already tinkering around out in the yard and garden.  If you’re … Continue reading

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