Fall is the Time to Core Aerate & Overseed

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Aeration and Cool Season Grasses If you have a yard full of cool-season grass, and you’re wondering when to aerate your lawn, early fall is your time! The days are getting shorter and fall is in the air, which makes for a great time to aerate and overseed in many parts of the country. The… Continue reading Fall is the Time to Core Aerate & Overseed

Homeowner How-to: Aerating and Overseeding

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Author: Shawn Thomas Determine the Need for Lawn Aeration If you have noticed that your turf grass isn’t looking its best or that water has difficulty penetrating through the soil surface, it may be time to aerate your lawn. Clay soils and lawns that bear heavy foot and vehicle traffic are especially notorious for needing… Continue reading Homeowner How-to: Aerating and Overseeding

VIDEO – How to Assemble the SAT-40BH Spike Aerator by Brinly

Brinly SAT-40BH Spike Aerator Assembly

In this edition of our video assembly guide series, we focus on the SAT-40BH Spike Aerator. Big brother to the economical SA-40BH, the “SAT” rolls happily across sidewalks and driveways, just waiting for its transport lever to be thrown so it can get down to work. Ideal for sandy soils, its 132 galvanized steel spikes… Continue reading VIDEO – How to Assemble the SAT-40BH Spike Aerator by Brinly

Autumn Lawn Care Tips – Preparing for Spring Success

Autumn Lawn Care Tips

“Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.” Confucius Autumn is the time to prepare for a beautiful springtime lawn.  Quite often, by March or April it is too late.  In order to set ourselves up for springtime success, we need to commit to doing a little pre-work… Continue reading Autumn Lawn Care Tips – Preparing for Spring Success

Fall Lawn Care Tips – Weed, Seed, & Feed

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Halloween has arrived.  The leaves have shed their lively green color for varying tints of yellows, oranges, and reds.  As the daylight hours fade and temperatures drop, the trees and the grass prepare for the coming months of cold.   Almost counter-intuitively, this time of transition is the best time of year to make headway with… Continue reading Fall Lawn Care Tips – Weed, Seed, & Feed

What is lawn aeration?

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Benefits of Aeration Written by Dr. Robert Shearman, turfgrass professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln What is lawn aeration? Technically speaking, aeration is the naturally occurring process of air exchange between the soil and its surrounding atmosphere. Practically speaking, aeration is the process of mechanically removing small plugs of thatch from the lawn to improve… Continue reading What is lawn aeration?

Grass Seed Planting Guide

How to seed your lawn

Grass Seed Planting Guide – BrinlyU With spring only a week away, many of us are beginning to think of warmer temperatures, short sleeves, and green grass.  Soon, we’ll begin the process of reviving our lawns from a long winter’s abuse.  A healthy, thick lawn is the best defense against opportunistic weeds and pests.  Read… Continue reading Grass Seed Planting Guide