Changing Soil pH

How to Change Your Soil pH

Just like Goldilocks choosing her bed, plants have particular qualities they look for in their soil. One key quality is soil pH: the measure of how acidic or alkaline the…
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Lawn in front of a house

Best Drought-Tolerant Lawn Grasses

With cities across the country facing drought and increasing water restrictions, many homeowners are switching to more drought-tolerant grasses.  You don’t need to give up your precious green lawn to…
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Grass growing from soil - horizontal view

Causes and Cures for Compacted Soil

From heavy foot traffic to over-tilling, there are many causes of soil compaction. Sometimes soil compaction can be a good thing, particularly for construction projects. But when it comes to…
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Growing Sod - Grass on top of dirt

How Do You Grow Your Own Sod?

Your lawn looked fantastic until Fido decided it was digging time. When you need to replace a bare patch of lawn with turf, homegrown sod is a speedy and relatively…
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