How to Compost Fallen Leaves

With a little assistance, fallen leaves can be transformed into wonderful free compost for the garden. All you need is a simple compost bin. TOOLS circular saw staple gun pitchfork MATERIALS 2×2 pressure-treated boards leaves chicken wire INTRODUCTION Learn About Leaf Mold Fallen leaves make wonderful free compost. Composted leaves contain leaf mold, which has […]


With the changing of every season, proper lawn care changes as well. While your lawn will continue to grow throughout the fall, you also need to prepare it for the colder months. While different regions require different approaches to lawn care, in the end, there are a number of simple steps you can take to […]

Fall Care for a Healthier, Better Looking Lawn

Quick Tips Fertilize northern and southern grasses around Labor Day. Shred the fall leaves and allow them to remain on the lawn. Overseeding your lawn in the fall helps increase thickness and improves the overall health and appearance of the lawn. As summer fades into fall it is time to help lawns recover from summer […]

Do One Thing This Fall to Improve Your Lawn

Lawns serve a variety of functions in the landscape. They provide unity, continuity, pathways, and play areas. Plus they keep our feet from getting muddy when it rains.  Lawns also keep our environment cooler, remove dust and pollutants from the air and reduce stormwater runoff into our storm sewers and waterways. And just like all plants, […]

How To Prepare Lawn For Fall

The end of summer doesn’t mean the end of lawn care. Take these simple steps with your grass now and you’ll have a head start on a healthy lawn for next spring. With autumn nearly upon us and winter rapidly approaching, you’re probably not spending much time thinking about your lawn. But autumn, with its […]

Does Your Lawn Need Lime?

In many parts of the country, adding lime to your lawn is as essential as mowing it. Without lime, lawn grasses may be unable to benefit from the nutrients in your soil, including those you add through fertilizers. By understanding how lime helps lawns and why you may need lime, you can help your lawn […]

Fall Planter Ideas – Wow in 3 Easy Steps

Fall is one of the best times to up your curb appeal and creates a welcoming yard and garden for all your family and friends. Updating your fall planters and containers for fall is easy, can be done in an afternoon, and can last well into the holiday season. Fall creates a whole new gardening […]

7 Fall Lawn Care Tips to Do Right Now

Among turf care experts, it’s a well-known fact that the best way to ensure a thick, green, and healthy lawn in the spring is to give it some well-timed care in the fall—in other words, right now. But according to Scott Frith, CEO of Lawn Doctor, a lawn care company with more than 200 franchises […]


Tips and Trick on how to Prep your gardens for winter with these 10 Fall Garden Clean-Up Tips. This year’s gardening season may be in the books, but there is one last thing you should do before winter arrives. Your lawn, garden and flower beds all need a good clean-up so they can be put to […]

Attract Buyers With Colorful Fall Landscaping Ideas

Bring Color to Plant Beds With Mulch and Pine Bark Fall landscaping is the perfect way to lure potential buyers to your front doorstep. You worked tirelessly to create curb appeal in summer, but now that fall is here, you’re wondering how to protect that appeal. Fall is the best time to prepare your outdoor […]