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How to Treat Weeds in Artificial Grass and Pavers by Stephanie Rogers

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How to Treat Weeds in Artificial Grass and Pavers by Stephanie Rogers

Weeds are a bane for any type of lawn, with their ability to overtake the planned landscaping a true nightmare for homeowners. Unfortunately for those homeowners choosing artificial grass or other types of pavers for landscaping, going artificial does not completely eliminate a weed infestation. While weeds may not grow as readily in artificial landscaping as they do in natural gardens, they are remarkably adaptable and tend to find a way to infiltrate no matter what type of landscaping method you choose. To help you curb weed growth, keep reading for 4 pro tips on how to treat weeds in...

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Top 3 Summer Insects to Control

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Top 3 Summer Insects to Control

Other than being creepy, crawling, icky and scary what do you know about insects?   What might seem like a page from a Stephen King novel, the Smithsonian Institute’s Department of Entomology’s, Terry Erwin, discovered there are some 10 quintillion (that’s with 19 zeros) individual insects alive on the earth. But don’t get worried because there’s only 91,000 species in the U.S. (butterflies number in at 750 species but they’re so cute I’m not sure we should count them). Okay, back to reality there are 300 pounds of insects for every pound of human so easy on those Big Macs. Some...

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Beneficial Nematodes for Your Garden

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Beneficial Nematodes for Your Garden

Beneficial nematodes: the good bugs. Beneficial nematodes rank with ladybugs, earthworms, and other insects you want in your garden. These microscopic, unsegmented roundworms prey on more than 200 species of insects. Spraying beneficial nematodes on your lawn and garden is a natural and effective way to combat the harmful insects that wreak havoc with your landscape. While these are roundworms, there is no evidence to support the idea that beneficial nematodes harm humans, pets, or other animals. Three main beneficial nematodes species: Steinernema Carpocapsae, Steinernema Feltiae, Heterohabditis Bacteriophora. Chapin's G362D Hose End Sprayer makes application easy. Soil temperature ranges from...

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