Lawn Care

How to Have a Great Lawn

When it comes to taking care of your lawn, all you need is a little knowledge and a little elbow grease. A lot of people wonder how to have a great lawn. The key in taking care of your lawn is to prevent problems and cure them as they spring up along the way.

Fixing Problems in the Lawn

Toro SingleStream Sprinkler

Anyone who has had the experience of having to drag around a hose to water their yard knows already the advantages of having an automated sprinkler system. Sprinkler systems, comprised of either rotor or spray heads, make an excellent way of keeping your yard green evenly and efficiently.

For medium to large yards, professionals recommend rotor-type sprinkler heads for a watering system that save both time and water. A number of brands feature the rotor-style type of sprinkler head including Rainbird, Orbit, Hunter, K-Rain, and Toro. One of the most popular is the Toro SingleStream sprinkler.

The Toro Sprinkler Head Family

How to Install a Sprinkler System

A sprinkler system is an ideal way to make sure your garden lawn receives enough water during the hot and dry summer months. It is a particularly efficient way to water the lawn, ensuring that only minimal amounts of water are used, and that water is spread evenly across the lawn area. In this article, we will look at how to install a sprinkler system, and the benefits of doing so for you lawn.

Different Types of Sprinkler

Lawn Renovation

Lawn renovation is necessary when the turf-grass of a lawn needs to be improved but not completely redone. If the lawn were to be redone it would have to be ripped up and replanted. Lawn renovation, on the other hand, can be done when the grass is declining to a point where it can only get worse, but it is not so bad that it is necessary to reestablish the entire lawn. As long as half of the yard is in a favorable condition, the renovation efforts should be successful.

How to Cut Tall Grass

Cutting grass is a past time for many people. With various mowers and riding tractors it has become enjoyable to spend the day mowing your lawn. Of course, this also brings along many questions about how the lawn should be mowed.

One of the biggest questions is how high should grass be before it needs cut. If it is taller, how do you cut tall grass? In order to answer that question we need to go over the basics of lawn care.

In most cases you will not need to learn a specific way to cut tall grass. The method is going to be the same as cutting any other grass, with a lawn mower. The length of your grass and how high you should cut it depend on the type of grass you have.