From Lawn Care

How to Save Money on Lawn Care (do it yourself tips)

In a bad economy it’s always hard to save money on lawn care, and at the same time you don’t want your lawn to look like a jungle. If you live a suburban lifestyle as well you don’t want your lawn to be the talk of the neighborhood. Since going from being raised on a …

Read more

Dethatching your lawn

The smell of fall is in the air and that means that fall yard work is just around the corner. The fall is the best time to work on your lawn and prep it for having a nice looking lawn next year. Every year my neighbors and I go in together on renting either a …

Read more

Thrifty green planting: annuals

Guest posting today for Aaron is his wife, Jen. We hope you enjoy. Every year I look forward to the arrival of the warmer months.  Where we live, we are limited in the amount of months that we can enjoy Zone 4 flora. It is more cost effective to start your plants indoors early by seed. …

Read more

7 things you can do to run a more efficient home

With the Green Movement underway, folks are trying to run things more efficiently and effectively without leaving a large footprint on the earth. Here’s some things you can do in your home to make it more “earth friendly” – and more budget conscience. Furnance filters. My builder told me to use the cheapy filters, but just to switch them …

Read more

Frugal spring lawn care tips‏

Spring time always gets me excited for taking care of my lawn and seeing everything turn green. Here are a few frugal lawn care tips you can do yourself to get a great looking lawn. Remove thatch – early in the spring removing dead thatch/debris with a rack allows the new germinating grass to grow …

Read more