Archive for October 25th, 2018

How Local Garden Centers Can Help Your Struggling Lawn

You have just moved in to a wonderful new suburb and are taking a stroll through your neighborhood. The past couple of weeks have been very stressful for you and your family, what with unloading and unpacking boxes and wrapping up the process of selling your old home. Admittedly, all of this stress has drawn your attention away from your lawn and backyard–the grass has gotten a little shaggy and a fresh coat of eggshell white on the picket fence couldn’t hurt–but you did not realize how seriously your new community takes its lawns until you have walked a couple blocks. Everywhere you look, you see pristinely trimmed shrubs, vibrant green grass, and colorful arrays of flowerbeds. The fragrance of sweet, freshly mowed grass, earthy mulch, and perfumed flowers follows you down the street. It seems as if every lawn here is straight out of an advertisement for local garden centers. You still have two dozen boxes to unpack! How will you ever find time to get your lawn up to par before a di

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