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Circular Sprinkler with Simple Setup

We’ve reimagined the design of the traditional sprinkler and simplified it. Now, setting the radius, distance and flow is simple and stress free. Our

Rectangular Sprinkler with On/off Switch

Through innovative design and technology we’ve created a sprinkler that’s easy to use, simple to adjust and intuitively customizes to fit your lawn. Our

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Think Like a Landscaper

Landscapers make their living by planting and maintaining beautiful gardens. It’s their job to make sure that trees are planted properly, shrubs are pruned at the right time and flowerbeds flourish over

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Curb Appeal: First Impressions Count

Whether your home is on the market or you’ve lived in the same place for years, you only have a few seconds to make a good impression. To set your home apart

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Repair or Replace: Get Your Watering Gear Ready for Spring

With warmer weather just over the horizon, it’s time to unearth your lawn and garden tools and take stock of what you’ve got. Buying

Water Smarter: The Best Tool for Your Needs

A lush yard and garden requires consistent watering—but that doesn’t mean you have to spend every weekend standing in front of your plants with

How to House Your Hose: Maintaining and Repairing for Longer Life

In a perfect world, each time you water your lawn or wash your car your hose performs perfectly—no leaks, no kinks, no splits. With

Tidy Up Your Yard and Repair Those Ugly Bare Spots!

What is that ugly blemish in your beautifully manicured lawn?! Nothing is more frustrating than a gorgeous green lawn dotted with an unattractive bald

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The Myth of the Bargain Hose

A good garden hose is a long-term investment, used day after day all over your yard. From gardening to lawn care, it is the key piece of equipment for all your outdoor

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Never Too Late for a Lush Lawn

Never Too Late for a Lush Lawn No matter how well summer treats you, it’ll always put your lawn through a bit of a beating with obstacles like dry spells, heat, wildlife

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Lawn Invaders!

Grass looking less than stellar? You might need some critter control. Follow these tips if you think your lush lawn may be at risk.

Sod vs. Seed: Which is Best?

Gardening can be a tricky business: There are lots of questions, but the answers can be elusive. Often, there is really no right or

Growing Grass in a Drought

Summer’s here—and so is that higher possibility of a drought. Have you ever noticed that even when faced with the same weather conditions and

Watering the Right Way in Sun or Shade

If you take a look around your yard, chances are you’ll see many patterns of sun and shade. Between the shadows cast by your

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Ultimate Guide to Cool Season Grasses

Wondering how you can maintain a beautiful green yard all year long? Need a grass that tolerates a bit of shade? Looking for a grass you can let go dormant in the

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How to Make Your Grass Flourish in the Shade

When you imagine your dream yard, lush grass and towering trees are likely part of the picture. Yet you may be surprised to discover that trees and grass don’t always mix well.

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Grass Rx: Fix Summer Lawn Damage

Throughout the summer your lawn plays host to backyard barbecues and birthday parties. Friends and family mingle in the yard while children play on

Fall Lawn Myths: Busted

As we say goodbye to sun hats and hello to sweaters, it can feel like the rules for fall lawn care change as quickly

Your Top Lawn Questions, Answered

Maintaining lush, healthy grass is no easy feat. Every lawn brings with it a unique set of challenges, but there are some key tips

Eco-Friendly Alternatives to a Grassy Lawn

Americans have a love affair with sprawling green lawns. Although originally created by European aristocrats in the 17th century as status symbols, today’s lawns

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Does Your Lawn Need Winter Watering?

There’s an easy way to tell whether you need to water your lawn during the winter months. As long as you’re still mowing—and your grass is still growing—then you may need to

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6 Lawn Myths Busted

It’s lawn care season. Now is a good time to take a close look at some of the myths and misunderstandings surrounding the horticulture — and culture — of trim, green lawns.

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Transform Your Backyard into an Entertainment Oasis

Backyards sometimes take a backseat to kitchens and family rooms as the center of home entertaining. But by freshening up the look of your

7 Spring Lawn Care Tips for the DIY Gardener

It’s great to get out to the garden in spring. Birds are singing, flowers are coming into bloom, and the soft, sparkling light makes

5 Benefits of Overseeding Your Lawn

Winter weather, foraging critters, and general wear and tear can take a toll on a lawn that, only a few months before, was wonderfully

Preventing and Managing Soil Erosion in Your Yard

When you take a little bit of time to protect soil and manage erosion in your yard there are big returns. Not only will

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Revive Dead or Dormant Grass with These Easy Steps

When heat and drought set in, lawns may turn brown and appear lifeless. However, they may not be dead, but conserving resources until conditions improve. For both cool and warm climate lawns,

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Landscaping 101: 7 Basic Landscaping Tips for Beginners

When it comes to deciding how to design your outdoor space, there are a few basic principles to keep in mind. At the heart of these principles is the foundational concept that

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Warm Season Grasses & When to Use Them

Ensure your lawn has every advantage for success by choosing the right grass for your region. Grow a type of grass that naturally flourishes

3 Fall Lawn Care Tips in Preparation for Winter

Give your lawn a little extra care in fall to help it weather the winter and rebound the following spring. Fertilize as needed, cut

Best Time to Water Your Lawn

Best Time to Water Lawn Looking for a guide that tells you exactly how to water your lawn to get the greenest, lushest lawn

Winter Lawn Care Tips

When it comes to winter lawn care, there are a few things you can do to ensure your lawn will be beautiful and lush

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