Month: November 2013

Dressing your grinding wheel

A must have tool if your sharpening mower blades is a grinding wheel dressing tool.  It’s easy to use and only takes a few seconds to clean or dress your grinding wheel.  There also inexpensive, about $24 from Amazon. Why do you need one?  As you sharpen your mower blades the grinding wheel becomes compacted [Continue]

Blow or Mulch your leaves

Often times I am asked what is the best method to remove leaves from your lawn. This can be somewhat subjective. If you have the means you may hire a lawn service to manage your leaves and not have to worry about it.  Being in the lawn and landscape industry for going on twenty five [Continue]

Small engine storage.

The seasons is coming to an end.  Here in the Smokey Mountain region about eighty percent of the leafs are down.  Most of us are still busy blowing leafs and mowing.  I would say by the end of the month most of us will be wrapping things up for this year.  Those up way north [Continue]

Lawn care, DIY or hire?

Have you ever wondered what it actually cost to maintain your lawn?  Perhaps you have a log and some actual figures.  Did you log you time?  Did you include all the extras?  Annual flowers, mulch, transporting/truck, perhaps equipment rental, fertilizer, etc    Most people that take care of their own lawn do so either because they [Continue]