Tag: landscaping

PREP: September is Lawn Month so Get Ready!

When it comes to lawn improvement in the Northeast and Midwest United States, “September is Lawn Month” for all the reasons outlined here. Oh sure, people are more revved-up to perform lawn improvement projects in the Spring, but September is actually the BEST time!… Continue Reading “PREP: September is Lawn Month so Get Ready!”

Switch to Rechargeable Garden Tools Continues

Following the purchase of my first two Toro ‘Flex Force’ lawn and garden tools with interchangeable and rechargeable batteries (snowthrower and power snow shovel), the next four garden tools have been purchased without batteries as ‘tool only’ — which brought along a nice cost… Continue Reading “Switch to Rechargeable Garden Tools Continues”

Ditching Gasoline Use in the Garden

Paying $20 a gallon for ‘special fuel’ was the last straw! While working as a landscape contractor, we used a wide variety of garden equipment powered by small engines. Some small engines used straight gasoline (4-cycle engines) while others used a combination of gasoline… Continue Reading “Ditching Gasoline Use in the Garden”