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how do i get rid of rust in my lawn
Lawn Care

How Do I Get Rid Of Rust In My Lawn?

Beautiful, bright green lawns are the envy of every neighborhood. Whether you’re looking to compete in the local best-kept lawns competition, or just like the look of a jewel-bright well-tended lawn, it’s worth putting in a little effort to tend your grass. When you first spot a few patches of […]

what is the effect of dish soap on your lawn
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What Is the Effect of Dish Soap on Lawns?

Dish soap can be harmful to plants because it strips them of their natural oils, causing them to shrivel up and die. Although a mixture containing dish soap can be effective in killing insects and certain weeds on your lawn, it also damages your grass. So, despite the many gardening […]

how long does it take for atrazine to work
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How Long Does It Take For Atrazine To Work?

Atrazine takes about 15 to 20 days to kill a weed. It takes so long for the weed killer to work because the toxin must first be absorbed through the roots into the leaves. Once it travels into the leaves, it can begin inhibiting photosynthesis, ultimately starving the plant to death. If […]

does prodiamine need to be watered in
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Does Prodiamine Need to Be Watered In?

Prodiamine is a pre-emergent herbicide used on lawns that needs to be watered in. However, too wet soil or a rain shower can wash away some of the chemicals making it less effective. The recommended level of water is 0.5 inches but spread over 2 days or more. Learn more […]

does lawn fertilizer go bad
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Does Lawn Fertilizer Go Bad?

Lawn fertilizer does go bad over time but it takes years for fertilizer to expire. When you store fertilizer properly, i.e. away from moisture and without getting frozen, it can last between 4 – 10 years. The only type of fertilizer that may expire sooner is fertilizer mixed with a […]

how long does grass seed take to germinate
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How Long Does Grass Seed Take to Germinate?

How long grass seed takes to germinate depends on the type of grass, the planting method and the climate. Germination generally takes 5 – 10 days but with certain grass species it can take as long as 30 days. Growing grass from seeds is a longer process than when using […]

should i bag my grass clippings if have weeds
Lawn Care

Should I Bag My Grass Clippings If I Have Weeds?

You should bag grass clippings if you have weeds, especially if there are seed heads growing. Although leaving grass clippings on the lawn, also known as mulching, is important for maintaining a healthy lawn, it has the opposite effect when there are weeds. So, how do you find a balance […]