Grass Rooted

Archive for March, 2010

Think of the most beautiful grass you have ever seen. You are likely thinking of one of two places: a major league baseball park or a golf course. From the pitcher’s mound to center field and from the fairway to the hole, both of these venues sport a carpet of green that is smooth, even in color and height–perfection! Maybe your lawn looks like that and maybe not. If it does, it is likely that you spend ... Read the rest of this story

Here are a few pieces of backyard furniture to consider adding to your outdoor room this spring. Get Benched A garden bench is so versatile, it is one of the greatest investments you can make in backyard furniture. You can place it in the middle of your lawn for an optimum 360˚ view or nestle it in a corner for some discreet bird watching. You can move it as the seasons change to suit your needs and even ... Read the rest of this story

Whether you use a sprinkler on the end of a hose or have an in-ground sprinkler system, spring is the time to do a sprinkler check-up. Lawn Care Under Pressure Check your water pressure. Most sprinklers require a minimum pressure to work correctly. Spray heads spray water steadily over one area. They need between 20 and 30 psi (pounds per square inch) to work correctly. Rotor heads–or Rain Bird sprinkler heads, rotate while they spray a stream of water on ... Read the rest of this story

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