Fall Lawn Care Tips: Aerating, Seeding and Top Dressing

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It might sound crazy to be thinking about cold weather in early August, but getting your fall lawn care planned out now means you can sit back and relax when the leaves turn and football is on the TV. You’ve got a lot of options when it comes to aerating and re-seeding your lawn, so we thought we’d try and help you decide which is best for you.

Late August and early September are the best times of the year to aerate and re-seed your lawn because the temperature is just right and the moisture level is perfect for seed germination.  If you do a little prep now, your grass is going to thank you later by coming back green and healthy next spring.

There are three common things that you can do to get your lawn in top shape right now: aeration, overseeding and top-dressing.  Each method  has its own benefits and when they’re combined the results are top-notch. Continue reading

0% for 42 Months on Toro Equipment

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It’s time to start looking ahead to spring, folks.  Not just because it’s 0 degrees out, but because buying new equipment now lets you take advantage of early season finance offers AND gets you all set up to rock once the weather breaks.  From now until April 30, 2014 Toro is offering 0% for 42 months with no down payment* on its construction, turf renovation and tree care equipment. Continue reading

Martin’s Top 5 Videos of the Month

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May’s Most Viewed Videos:

The Toro Dingo:

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Just In: The Toro 30 inch Stand-On Aerator (VIDEO)

It looks like Toro has introduced a game-changer, folks!  Their new 30 inch stand-on aerator is by far the fastest and most efficient way to aerate.  With a 7.5 mph travel speed this thing can tackle up to 2.1 acres per hour!  Imagine getting those results with a heavy walk-behind!   Continue reading