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Gardener Services | Grass Cutting Service


December 5, 2016, 7:33 am

To book one of our stunning cultivating offers, call us now. We have a complete scope of administrations to change your green space. gardening services|grass cutting service|design a garden|garden l... Read more »

Lawn tractor thoughts, should i stop it.


December 1, 2016, 1:08 pm

HI all, First post here so hope its in the right place and the right content. Basically i have a snapper elt140h33abv ride on lawn tractor (14HP front engine) that is in good condition, but i am thi... Read more »

Fall Yard Treatment


September 18, 2016, 7:34 pm

Greeting fellow garden fans, What's the best type of grass seed and method to get some grass on this section of the yard? I've got a 300 sq ft section of yard that is partially under a pine tree ... Read more »

snapper rear engine mower series 23


September 5, 2016, 8:40 pm

I cannot turn off a series 23 rear engine mower. I have replaced the switch but when I turn the key off the mower continues to run,when you get off the seat the mower stops.any ideas Billy Read more »

Coopers Hawk


July 26, 2016, 7:07 pm

I see these small Coopers hawks flying over here in So Calif quite often, especially this time of the year. This one's not that clear because of the distance. http://i67.tinypic.com/28tvqjt.jpg... Read more »

Fungus or disease on mountain ash


July 25, 2016, 1:46 pm

What is it? I searched some but couldn't find any photos close up enough to match it. It's on a short stub where I had cut off a small branch a few weeks ago. http://i64.tinypic.com/23l0hi0.jp... Read more »

More bugs


July 25, 2016, 1:37 pm

These rascals were on a flower crawling around -- don't know the name of this plant. Only saw them on one stalk. Any ideas what they might be, and how to treat the plants? Close up http://i66.... Read more »

Christmas tree mulch


July 11, 2016, 10:53 pm

One of the local tree lots mulched the left overs and left them for anyone to pick up. I brought home few five-gallon buckets. I didn't see the trees, but most likely fir and cedar from the sme... Read more »

backyard swing project


July 1, 2016, 11:38 pm

I have two big trees in my backyard that happen to be about 5 feet apart. I wanted to rig up about an 8' high swing between these two trees using a 1 1/2 x 3 1/2 horizontal beam (in a vertical po... Read more »

Attempting to break in house


June 30, 2016, 11:46 pm

Little canary looking guy has been trying to fly in a slider window. Keeps at it - flying into and pecking at glass. Others have had problem but did not name the bird. http://i67.tinypic.com/... Read more »

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Is this a bad fence job or am I just too picky? rating: 5

SORRY INCOMPLETE POST - news server acting up. Here is the complete post. I hired someone to put up a wood fence, and I am not too happy about the outcome. In the contract I specified how far the ... Read more »

Grass tasseling rating: 5

I live in wisconsin and have a lawn which I beleive is bluegrass and rye. The lawn looks good but I lately the grass has started tasseling eventhough the grass is no longer than 2 to 3 inches long.... Read more »

Lawnboy short block rating: 5

For sale: 1 - Lawnboy F-Series short block...Part # 683700 This short block fits push (not self-propelled) Lawnboy lawnmowers. Brand new...never opened. $60.00 if interested. Will ship USPS. Nick nic... Read more »

Yucca plant How to cut shoots off & transplant them rating: 5

I live in Arizona, we have a few yucca plants, that had some shoots on them.. I would like to know how you remove those shoots to transplant them.. Do you cut them off or just break them off by hand?... Read more »

Preparation advice for turfing on clay ground rating: 5

Hi all I'm after some advice on the best way to prepare heavy clay soil fo turfing. The back garden is approx 36ft wide (level in this direction), and 30f long - sloping downhill away from the house ... Read more »

Centipede versus St. Augustine rating: 5

Current lawn in coastal NC is established centipede but don't care for it's appearance. We had a lawn of St. Augustine in the past and really liked the way it looked and the lack of maintenance that... Read more »

Cutworms Destroying Lawn. Help!!! rating: 5

Cutworms have taken over and destroyed a good percentage of my lawn. I tried putting down Scott's Summer Guard about 3-4 weeks ago but it does not seem to be working. My questions are: 1. What s... Read more »

What eats the leaves of castor bean plants? rating: 5

What eats the leaves of castor bean plants? Seems to only happen at night. No bugs seen on the leaves during the day. I thought these plants were toxic. Earwigs maybe? Read more »

Craftsman lawn tractor....kohler engine..hooked battery backwards!! rating: 5

I put a new battery in my craftsman LT4000 with a kohler 14hp CV14S engine. I put it in backwards (reverse polarity). I'm over the stupid mistake now, but the mower isn't! It won't start. The spark l... Read more »

Globe caragana - 1/2 of plant dead foliage? rating: 5

I have a globe caragana that has 1/2 of it's foliage has died off: (here's a picture): http://eteamz.active.com/amtrakfastball/images/globe.jpg. 1) Should I trim of the dead foliage (wood and all) o... Read more »

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