Jul 2018A list of some of our most popular and useful publications.
May 2013When is the best time of year to aerate my yard? My yard is Kentucky bluegrass. I live in Eugene, Oregon.
Mar 2016We just moved into a new home and would love some advice on when to aerate our lawn. Are there better times of the year than others? Are there any times where it's a bad idea?
Oct 2016I just moved into a house on a golf course with giant fir trees. In our yard in the grass is a fairy ring. Is this good or bad?
Apr 17, 2017Moss will return if underlying reasons for its growth aren't addressed
May 2017My front lawn has completely died off. After the big snowstorm in January, it started to turn yellow in spots and was very wet. Eventually the entire lawn yellowed and died out except the curb strip. But it too is starting to die out, from the sidewalk side. I dug up a 1-ft square area a month ago to see if there were any grubs and there were none, just a ...
Jul 12, 2013Grass lawns are the default for most yards, but a few people realize there are other options, like edible landscaping, a bark dust yard or low-maintenance groundcover.
Oct 2018I live in Portland and I moved into a house in 2016 that was built in 2012. The previous owners had two large dogs that really left some large bare spots in the lawn. I have been working hard to get it into shape. I try to weed and feed the lawn twice a year. I also over seed the bare spots in the early Fall and it worked well. Over last winter, I ...
Aug 2013I recently moved into a home with a sprinkler system, and have been watering since June; but now I have a large portion of the grass that has brown spots. Is this because of the soil? My watering? Or bugs? Or none of the above?