The beauty of fall brings with it the conundrum of fallen leaves. Thick layers of leaves deprive lawns of much needed sunlight and foster disease that wrecks havoc on even the healthiest of lawns. Raking and/or mulching leaves throughout the fall season is an imperative part of good lawn maintenance. Step 1: Decide what to…


Backyard composting is an easy way to make use of yard and kitchen waste. A proper mix of brown and green organic materials coupled with the right amount of water and air can transform a pile of waste into dark brown crumbly compost in as little as three months. Step 1: Select your spot. A…