Archives: Lawn Care

Fall Leaf Cleanup Tips

By Todd Fratzel on Lawn Care

Cleanup Fall Leafs for Healthier Spring Lawn Fall leaf cleanup is essential in order to have a healthy lawn in the Spring. Based on a recent survey (for John Deere conducted by Harris Interactive) only 22% of Americans know that Fall is the best time to clean up leaves over Spring. The following tips were…

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Lawn Care Tips for Father’s Day from John Deere

By Todd Fratzel on Lawn Care

Father’s Day Lawn Care Tip This Father’s Day why not share some great lawn care tips with Dad. The folks at John Deere were kind enough to share 5 common mowing mistakes to avoid. Combine this with several of our detailed articles on mowing, fertilizing, aerating and care so that you’ll have the best lawn…

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Riding Lawn Mowers at The Home Depot

By Todd Fratzel on Lawn Care

The Home Depot – Tractor Brands You Expect The summer mowing season is quickly approaching and that means it’s time to start researching that new mower! If you’re in the market for a new riding mower this year then be sure to check out the huge selection of top brands at The Home Depot. The…

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John Deere Rolls Out New Models For 2011

By Todd Fratzel on Lawn Care

New 2011 John Deere Residential Mowers Yesterday I had the pleasure of learning all about some new John Deere Mowers for the 2011 line-up. I’ve been a John Deere owner for years and a huge fan so anytime new Deere’s hit the street I’m always excited! This year includes some exciting new models for Zero-Turn…

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Spring Lawn Care Preparations

By Todd Fratzel on Lawn Care

Spring Lawn Preparations As Spring approaches it’s a good time to talk about spring lawn preparations. Having a healthy attractive lawn doesn’t happen over night and it certainly doesn’t happen without a good deal of preparation. In this article I’d like to go over some of the lawn care and maintenance information that I’ve written…

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Fall Lawn Care

By Todd Fratzel on Lawn Care

Fall Lawn Care & Maintenance Fall lawn care is crucial to a healthy green lawn for the following season. Each fall there are certain lawn care projects that you can do yourself to achieve that healthy green lawn that looks like Fenway Park or the links at Pebble Beach. Soil Testing Probably the single most…

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How To Lubricate John Deere X300

By Todd Fratzel on Lawn Care

John Deere X300 Maintenance If you own any type of lawn mower then there’s a minimum amount of maintenance that needs to be done in order to keep your mower running well. John Deere Mowers are very easy to maintain when you follow the recommendations in the Owner’s Manual. In a previous post I covered…

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Lawn Core Aeration

By Todd Fratzel on Lawn Care

What is Lawn Core Aeration? Lawn Core Aeration is a simple process of removing small cores of soil and grass to allow air, water and nutrients into the root zone. Another way of aerating a lawn is to use a spike aerator that punches spikes into the lawn to make small holes. However, this method…

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