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Top 4 Medicinal Herbs for the Garden

Top 4 Medicinal Herbs for the Garden Written by: Danna Sharp from Wisteria Herbs Today I want to talk to you about my top 4 recommended medicinal herbs for you and your garden. The ones that I have included here are highly useful for all types of situations. These plants address several major [Continue]

Oversize tires MPG GPS

Oversize tires MPG GPS With oversized tires and re-gearing it’s a good practice to note for your adjusted speed and mpg.   For my little Toyota trail rig I went from 225 to 31″ tires and from 4.10 to 4.88 ring and pinion.  These upgrades altered my dash readings.   Randy’s Ring and Pinion is a great [Continue]

Spring aeration, over-seeding, pre-emergent.

Spring aeration, over-seeding, pre-emergent. I have noticed a few signs advertising aeration and over-seeding.  It’s almost March now and that got my attention.  Couple things to consider.  First, over-seeding should be done in fall.  However, due to last season’s dry spell, many non-irrigated lawns where too dry to core aerate.  Many lawns are now in [Continue]

Are moles tunneling through your lawn?

Are moles tunneling through your lawn? Even during the winter months, like February, moles can be an issue.  I have one in my lawn now that I need to address.  They can do a lot of damage by tunneling.  However if you have moles it might be an indication that you have grubs and other [Continue]

Tips Cutting Back Ornamental Landscape Grass

Tips Cutting Back Ornamental Landscape Grass Ornamental grasses are actually an unsurpassed addition you definitely should do to your garden’s landscape. Elegant ornamental grasses can add an interesting look and delightful texture to your garden during almost all seasons. There are some hardy ornamental grass varieties that are incredibly simple to take care of and [Continue]

Caring for houseplants during the winter months.

Caring for houseplants during the winter months. A few adjustments can ease the stress on your houseplants.  If possible, move your plants to gain the most sun exposure.  Avoid placing them too close to heating vents.  Don’t place them too close to the window either.  Cleaning your windows helps let more light in. Gently wiping [Continue]

Belt vs Hydrostatic drive

Belt vs Hydrostatic drive. You’re looking to buy a walk behind mower.  Maybe it’s your first machine for home use or for business. Here’s a short article on buying a new machine.   My first real commercial mower was a 36″ belt drive Scag.  This was about twenty-five years ago.   I paid about $2,400 for [Continue]

Buying a new Mowing Machine

Buying a new mowing machine these days can be a little daunting.  For this article I’m  focusing on commercial machines. There are several makes, models and configurations.   You need to consider how the machine will be used.  Terrain, mowing conditions, hours of usage, crew size, and transporting the unit.  Some features you like on one make and [Continue]