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Fall Seeding

Feeding your lawn before the winter protects and enhances your lawn's health in the spring. There are some great local hardware stores with spreaders, fertilizers and programs for fall lawn care. Some thoughts to consider before you visit your local shops or browse...

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Choosing the Proper Power Blower

When customers visit our showroom, we ask a few simple questions to guide them to the proper power blower. What is your application? Consider your primary use and buy accordingly. Handheld Blowers provide lightweight, compact and consistent power. If you are only...

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When Does Grass Start Growing

By mid-February, the most common subject in our showroom is "Do you think we'll get an early spring?" My standby answer is always March 20, but instead of relying on the calender there are some clear ways to anticipate when lawns germinate.   The U.S. Department of...

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2018 Showroom Preview – Walk Power Mowers

Spring 2018 Showroom Preview Ahead of the cutting season, our 2018 lineup of walk power mowers is arrving. Honda and Toro continue to lead the industry in quality, innovation and value. For decades, these brands have set incredibly high standards. While many other...

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Find My Model Number

Finding My Model Number The Mower Shop search tool is optimized for outdoor power equipment models. Finding parts and accessories for your lawn equipment begins with identifying your unique model. Please refer to your specific brand to learn location and orientation...

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Removing Your Mower from Storage

Preparing your mower for spring The dormant months can be very hard on mowers and other outdoor power equipment. Before grass begins growing check your equiment to ensure a quality start in the spring. A lot of engines are difficult to start after the winter layoff....

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How grass grows

All species of grass have unique growing seasons and dormant months. The U.S. Department of Agriculture publishes a plant hardiness zone map. The 2012 map separates the United States into 13 zones with multiple subzones. Frankly, it far too complex for the question,...

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Proper Snowthrower Storage

Every winter, our service department is bombarded with a blizzard of broken snowthrowers. Many of these issues could be avoided with proper maintenance. For this reason, we keep snowthrower storage high on our list of spring chores. As winter comes to a close, take a...

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Snowblower Check Up

Snowblower Common Issues Winter snow storms arrive quickly and often without much warning. Many homeowners struggle to start snowblowers, experience poor performance or complete failures during these storms. A few common issues are simple to remedy and others require...

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Proper Mower Storage

Every spring, our service department is bombarded with a storm of broken lawnmowers. Many of these issues could be avoided with proper maintenance. For this reason, we keep mower storage high on our list of fall chores. Follow this checklist or consider visiting our...

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Raking Leaves

Before you pick up your rake or start the power blower, consider the healthiest way to deal with leaves. Heavy layers of leaves will damage grass. Grass becomes compacted, excess phosphorous may damage soil, and plants are starved for light and air. There are simpler...

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Fall Mulch Bed Clean Up

Mulch Mulch definitely beautifies your lawn, but it also serves a purpose. Landscaping flowers and plants benefit from the insulating quality of mulch. Mulch keeps plants cool in the summer and warm in the winter. While most homeowners add...

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