2015

3 Tips For Preparing Your Soil For New Sod

The fastest way to get a lush, green lawn in the species of grass you prefer is to simply purchase sod. All you have to do is pick it up, roll it out, and take care of it. But before you do that, it's a good idea to take the time to get your current soil prepared for the new sod. Your careful preparation of the ground will allow the sod to take root and flourish once you put it in place.

Growing Grass On Rocky Soil

Do you want a beautiful lawn, but can't seem to get one to grow because your soil is full of rocks? Growing grass on rocky soil can be challenging, but it's not impossible. Here are some tips on growing and maintaining grass on your rocky soil: Working with the Rocks If you have the means to use a tractor to drag the land and remove surface rocks, by all means do so.

Drought Turning Your New Lawn Brown? 4 Ways yo Make Your Lawn Drought Resistent

If you live in one of the drought-plagued areas of the United States, you're probably trying to figure out what to do with the new fescue sod you just planted in your yard. Before you waste money and have it removed, you should know that there are some simple ways to conserve water and preserve your lawn. Reduce the Area If you've decided to remove the lawn in order to conserve water, you might want to consider just reducing the area of your grass.

What You Need to Know about the Asian Longhorned Beetle

Keeping your trees healthy is difficult enough without invasive and destructive species trying to make a home inside them. One of the most dangerous of these invasive species is the Asian longhorned beetle. As a tree lover, you need to understand this pest and what you can do to help stop their spread. The First Invasion The first identification of the Asian longhorned beetle was in 1996, when they were spotted on some trees in Brooklyn, New York.