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What kind of pine tree do I have?

February 11, 2019, 6:32 am

Before Christmas, Walmart was closing out some live pine trees, with decorations included. I bought one and it's been growing well in the house. It needs a bigger pot, the roots are coming out of t... Read more »

What is this dark orange power dust/dirt found under piles of leaves and ne...

November 24, 2018, 1:28 am from a blurry iPhone 4S. There was a small overnight rain storm a few days ago too in a So(uthern) CA(lifornia). This was in a rural backyard. -- The little ant ... Read more »

Lumpy Grass

August 11, 2018, 10:22 pm

Greetings! Two years ago I laid down Celebration Bermuda in my lawn. It is healthy and green for the most part but it grows very unevenly. It looks very lumpy . I mow twice a week to keep the faster ... Read more »

Lawn Seeding up Advice

July 28, 2018, 10:04 am

Hi, New to the forum and looking for some assistance with lawn care. I have a front and back lawn that I need to treat roughly twice a year for weeds and to fertilize. I generally use evergreen 4 ... Read more »

Tree stump

July 16, 2018, 12:42 pm

How can I flatten a palm tree stump to ground level? We cut it with a chain saw but the stump protrudes above the ground by 6 to 8 inches Read more »

Watering and cutting advice

July 11, 2018, 11:16 am

I have a garden that runs east-west and the house creates shade. from around 0930-1200 it goes from full shade to fully covered in sun. then for the next 5 hours stays like that and then the sun go... Read more »

Germinating Grass

June 29, 2018, 5:07 pm

I know I left it a bit late but have patched my lawn with grass seed/peat. It's quite sunny but it we only get direct sunlight for around 6 hours a day (if that) so my question is how often should I... Read more »

Lawn sprinklers

June 21, 2018, 5:56 pm

Hi New to this forum. Can anyone tell me how many sprinkles I could run of one hose that is connected to my house mains pressure. Was looking at pulsating sprinklers. Thanks Andy. -- Senna Read more »

What is this grass?

June 8, 2018, 3:45 pm

Hi. I laid a new lawn last year and it looked great. This year however the front half seems to be thin and I some very course grass growing in it. What is this grass it seems to grow thick stems o... Read more »

Preperation of new lawn

May 29, 2018, 2:53 pm

My previous lawn was in bad shape with too many weeds and poor drainage. Decided to redo the lawn and have managed to get it back to a position of soil. After some heavy rain today, i have noticed ... Read more »

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True Temper wheel barrow

rating: 5

Bought one the other day unassembled. There is a cross brace that goes between the 2 legs that isn't shaped correctly - and the wheel wobbles cause the axle is too small in diameter. I checked the... Read more »

Globe caragana - 1/2 of plant dead foliage?

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

honda harmony valve adjustment and tuneup? Procedure/valve clearance?

rating: 5

I've got a 5 hp honda harmony mower (OHV) that had sticking valves. Need to reset the valve clearance, and figure I should pull and clean the carb as well... Can someone point me to the valve adjustm... Read more »

Lawn Tractor oil leak

rating: 5

I have a JD LX172 which developed an oil leak somewhere under the engine. It seemed to start after an oil/filter change. I have checked for the obvious places. Is there a seal on the underside of th... Read more »

Why do mowers have primer bulbs?

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I may be in the market for a new lawn mower. But, I have notice that evey mower (except for Hondas) have this bulb that has to press at lease 3 times before starting the engine. Why? And why not Hond... Read more »

Does anyone know of an easy way to pick up acorns?

rating: 5

We purchased a house last summer and realized in the fall that we had a huge amount of acorns. Does anyone know how to pick up acorns easily. Raking took forever last year. Any advice would be app... Read more »

Lumpy Grass

rating: 5

Greetings! Two years ago I laid down Celebration Bermuda in my lawn. It is healthy and green for the most part but it grows very unevenly. It looks very lumpy . I mow twice a week to keep the faster ... Read more »

Gaps in new lawn.

rating: 5

I recently had a new lawn laid but unfortunately some of the rolls of turf have shrunk and left gaps in the lawn. Is there anything is could do to either make them expand or is there anything I cou... Read more »

Time for pre-emergent? NYC

rating: 5

I'm always too late for pre-emergent so this year I'm trying harder. New York City, mostly concerned with dandelions, crabgrass, and clover. Since I let my cats into the yard, I'd like to put somethi... Read more »

torpedo grass weed

rating: 5

anyone know how to get rid of this? I've got torpedo grass in the island garden. I thought about covering the island up with old newspapers & plastic mulch. but then I read that TG just goes throug... Read more » is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.