The latest news from the whispering grass!
Stop what you are doing. Right now. Right this very second, unless you are a) donating money to charity, b) building a hospital in a third world country or c) politely shooing a spider out of your home before you crush it with whatever heavy object is nearest, we need you stop what you are [read more]
We have made lawn care our business. We research lawns, improve lawns, dream about lawns, shower using the hose on our lawn and brush our teeth while staring out the window at our own lawn. It is the little quirk that makes us who we are. So, yeah, we like lawns. A lot. Not a [read more]
Everyone raves about spring being the best time of the year for garden-lovers, but we tend to disagree, and we do so for one simple reason: you can’t point your speaker system out of the kitchen window and sing along to Earth, Wind And Fire’s September – their undisputed greatest hit – during spring. Well, [read more]
Moss is one of our most common lawn problems. Mosses are small flowerless plants that typically grow in dense green clumps, often in damp or shady locations. Moss is not rooted and spreads through spore dispersal using the wind but will only establish if they land in a moist area. Factors that encourage moss production: [read more]
Although most lawn enthusiasts retreat toward the fireplace during the winter months there are in fact plenty of issues that need seeing to…. Grass doesn’t suddenly grow a protective winter coat securing its viability from the severe drop in temperature. Within that expansive green mass there are hundreds of thousands of tiny, vulnerable plants. [read more]