Handheld Equipment Maintenance

Homeowners are often frustrated by handheld equipment. Many brands are inexpensive and unreliable. So it is easy to skip maintenance on handheld equipment like power blowers, hedge trimmers and string trimmers. Following some very simple procedures of these tools may...

Fall Lawn Care

Best Practices Grass becomes dormant on most lawns in late summer or early fall. Even as temperatures fall, I pay close attention to my landscaping. Prepping plants for winter, leaf removal and general clean-up throughout mulch beds, garden and lawn are important....
Why a healthy lawn isn’t simply grass

Why a healthy lawn isn’t simply grass

Despite our name, The Mower Shop isn’t solely focused on grass. Your entire lawn plays a vital role in the greater ecosystem. As well as being a place to play, healthy lawns provide refuge for wildlife, protect our waterways from contaminants and reduce energy...

Caring for Grass as Temperatures Rise

Higher temperatures are hard on lawns and gardens. Some minor adjustments in lawn care counteracts this stress and protects your lawn. Here is a simple plan to reduce strain on your lawn during hot, dry weeks: Adjust cutting height on your lawnmower to a higher...

Connecting with Your Lawn and Garden

I spend hours in my garden every spring and summer because it makes me happy. Caring for existing plants, mowing my grass, clearing weeds, establishing new beds and especially cultivating new plants isn’t simply a hobby for me. I connect to my property and my...
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