How often does a lawn need aerating?

Answer Your lawn should be aerated at least annually. If your lawn gets a lot of foot traffic, however, you may want to repeat the process several times throughout the year. The best times are in the spri... Read More »

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What are the benefits of aerating compost?

Aerating compost is beneficial in that it provides the necessary oxygen for keeping the microorganisms alive. It helps to maintain the proper level of moisture within the composting materials, spee... Read More »

If I raise my wheels on my lawn mower to the highest it can go, will it make my lawn nice and lush?

Mowing height depends on the type of grass. The rule of thumb is to set your mower blade to the correct height for your type of grass and never cut more than 1/3 of the grass blade. That generall... Read More »

How do I put lawn seeds down on an existing lawn to make it fuller?

PreparationRake the lawn to disturb the soil underneath and increase the seed's contact with the soil. Rent an aerator from your local hardware store, and run the machine over your lawn to make hol... Read More »

How often should you apply Scotts Lawn Pro nonphosphorous lawn food?

Apply Scotts Lawn Pro nonphosphorous lawn food three times yearly, in early spring, late spring and early fall. It can be applied on all turf grasses, wet or dry. Apply it during calm weather at an... Read More »