Yard Guard

Yard Guard

When you are working so diligently in your lawn through the spring and summer months, one of the biggest worries is being able to keep your lawn healthy and safe from anything that would harm it. One way you can ensure that it is fending off damage, yet at the same time getting nutrients, is to invest in some kind of yard guard, otherwise known as fertilizers. Whether you are starting your lawn...

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Winterizer Fertilizer – Is It Just a Marketing Ploy?

Winterizer Fertilizer – Is It Just a Marketing Ploy?

  This time of year, the first thing you see when you walk into Home Depot or Lowe’s are several different bags of “winterizer” fertilizers. Advertisements make big promises about winterizer fertilizers, but do they really deliver? This article covers the most important details pertaining to fall fertilizing and whether or not you should buy one of these winterizer...

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Scotts Fertilizer

Scotts Fertilizer

Maintaining a beautiful lawn is not always an easy feat. Many problems can plague your lawn, such as weeds, dandelions, and dried brown spots. However, making your lawn lush and green is made much easier when you have the right products. Leading the way in this field is Scotts Miracle-Gro company, which makes Scotts fertilizer and other products. While many people have heard of Scotts fertilizer,...

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How To Prevent Lawn Fertilizer Burn

How To Prevent Lawn Fertilizer Burn

Every year thousands of people put fertilizer on their yard, in hopes of making their grass look plush and green. Sometimes however, fertilizer can seem to do more harm than good on a yard. If you want to use fertilizer and not cause lawn fertilizer burn, the following tips will be useful. The first thing you should do is make sure you are fertilizing at the proper time. Wait until you have...

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Organic Fertilizer

Organic Fertilizer

One of the most commonly asked questions by homeowners striving to create more beautiful lawns regards the difference between inorganic, or mineral fertilizers, and organic fertilizers. To summarize the difference very quickly: Inorganic fertilizers deal with minerals like iron, zinc and boron through the use of factory-produced, chemically balanced and potentially harmful fertilizers. Organic...

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How to Make Your Own Lawn Fertilizer

How to Make Your Own Lawn Fertilizer

So you want a nice looking yard, but you don’t want to spend a fortune on a lawn service or pricey fertilizers. Or maybe you want to explore natural fertilizers that are good for your grass and even better for the environment. Well, did you know that you can make your own lawn fertilizer? It’s really very easy, and all you’ll need to get are a few ingredients, most of which...

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Grass Fertilizer

Grass Fertilizer

When assessing the fertility of your lawn by sight, do not be deceived by soil color. Dark soil may appear to be the most fertile, but it can be depleted of nutrients. Grass can grow in many different environments and on many types of soil, but it will not grow as effectively and beautifully as desired if the soil is not richly supporting its growth. The healthiest of lawns prove to be the most...

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Fertilizer Spreader

Fertilizer Spreader

A fertilizer spreader is a device used to apply a uniform, well-tossed coating of fertilizer to the ground. There are different models and sizes, ranging from small, hand-pushed types to larger ones pulled behind tractors. The use of these devices has greatly increased agricultural yield and allowed modern lawns to reach their full potential. The device was invented in answer to two basic...

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Beer Lawn Fertilizer – Effective or Bunk?

Beer Lawn Fertilizer – Effective or Bunk?

It is true that microorganisms in the soil need and use carbohydrates, but they use complex carbohydrates that originate in plants, not the plain sugars found in soft drinks and beer. Many homemade lawn fertilizer recipes are made with beer. But, is it effective or simply a fancy snake oil? I am no scientist, but I do have enough common sense to put an end to nonsense. With the popularity of...

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