Frequently Asked Questions

Question:
How should I prepare my garden tools for winter?
Answer:

Proper care of garden tools and equipment prolongs their lifetime, prevents costly repairs, and improves their performance.  In fall, remove caked-on soil from shovels, spades, hoes, and rakes with a wire brush or stiff putty knife. ...

Question:
Which lawn care practices enhance the absorption of broadleaf herbicides?
Answer:

To insure adequate leaf surface and herbicide absorption, don’t mow the lawn 2 to 3 days before treatment.  After treatment, allow 3 to 4 days to pass before mowing.  This allows sufficient time for the broadleaf weeds to absorb the...

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