DIY Lawn Care Projects

Discover useful tips on growing a lawn that’s the envy of the neighborhood – from seeding and fertilizing your lawn to caring for it with mowing and seasonal lawn care maintenance.

Want a Healthier lawn? Feed it in the Fall!

Ask any Turf specialist and they will tell you that Fall is the best time to fertilize your lawn. Why? Because after a long stressful summer your lawn needs a recharge so it can fill back in and get set for the winter ahead. By fertilizing in the fall, you are also improving the health [...]

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Why Fall is the BEST time to seed your lawn.

August to September is the BEST time to over-seed a lawn.  Warm soil and cool temperatures at night make the perfect growing conditions. Here are 5 expert tips on doing it right!  1. Prep Work - Mow your existing grass to a height of 1 to 1.5 inches. Next vigorously rake or core aerate the lawn [...]

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Lawn Enemy #1

If you have a lawn anywhere in the Midwest, you are probably very familiar with crabgrass – that nasty little weed that invades your lawn every summer ruining your once weed free lawn. Fortunately, there's a quick fix for this all too common problem. Kill crabgrass by spraying with Earl May’s Total Weed Control. It [...]

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Get Rid of Nutsedge!

Uggghhh...you walked outside and noticed a new weed popping up.  What is it?  Is it Nutsedge?  If so, how do I get rid of it?  Those are all questions commonly asked at our garden centers each day.  The weather conditions in our area have been prime for Nutsedge this season and like most homeowners in [...]

Seeing is Believing!

The only thing better than exceeding a customer’s expectation is being able to share their experience with others. They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so there’s not much more to say when looking at this photo of one of our customer’s lawns after applying our Superfine Weed and Feed. The customer was [...]

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Finally….A Natural solution for weeds in the lawn!

You’ve been asking for years, and we finally have it! No other product has been available that would kill broadleaf weeds without harming the healthy, green lawn you worked so hard on. Weed Beater FE (Iron) is specially formulated with a naturally occurring form of Iron and kills common weeds, dandelions, clover, thistles and more. [...]

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5 Reasons why Earl May Crabgrass Preventer is the best choice for your lawn

Sometimes looks can be deceiving and when it comes to lawn care products, a pretty bag doesn’t always mean what’s inside is your best value. Large companies and discount chains use many tricks to fool customers into believing their cheaper products will perform as well as other more expensive options. Unfortunately, unless you are schooled [...]

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2017 Moonsign Pamphlet

Gardening by the sign of the moon has been a long standing tradition among some gardeners.  Whether it is the best time to plant leafy greens and vegetables, when to cultivate, or the best dates for harvesting, LLewelyn's 2017 Moon Sign Book has all the information needed to determine these best dates according to the [...]

Best Control For Creeping Charlie

Creeping Charlie…Ground Ivy…Stupid Weed!  Whatever you want to call it, it’s annoying, and worse yet, it creeps.  And it creeps quickly.  Today it’s a small weed, tomorrow it’s everywhere! Creeping Charlie (officially called Ground Ivy) is a vine that grows close to the ground and produces tiny purple flowers. It can't be pulled because the vines [...]

Lawn Food and Its Importance To A Lawn’s Health

When it comes to the summer heat we can always find a way to cool off.  We take vacations, drink ice cold lemonade, or even go to the pool. Sounds nice doesn't it?  Do you ever stop to think about how the heat effects your lawn and that it should be protected too? There are [...]

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