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How to Protect Your Grass in Winter

As jack-o-lanterns and pumpkin spices get replaced with cornucopias and sleigh bells, your lawn will soon finish growing for the year. Cool-season grasses frost in winter, and warm-season grasses go dormant. Since your lawn will not be very active over the next few months, it will not require quite as much maintenance. Despite this, there…

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Scalping the Lawn Could Harm Your Grass

Mowing your lawn properly is one of the easiest ways to fight off weeds and diseases. Cutting grass at its recommended height helps it get the sunlight and vital nutrients needed to be lush and healthy. Mowing too short (“scalping”) can have some pretty serious repercussions; it can weaken and even kill your lawn. Additionally, cutting…

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