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Dead Grass? Here is how to fix it.

November 4, 2010

Need Help Repairing Your Grass? Here is an excerpt from my eBook GROWING GREAT LAWNS One of the most popular posts here is one I wrote called, “Is dog pee killing your grass? Here are some solutions.” That’s a pretty common question for people with dogs but there are lots of reasons why you may [...]

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Is dog pee killing your grass? Here are some solutions.

June 5, 2008

A problem I am asked for advice on regularly is how to stop my dog’s urine (or the neighbors’ dogs’ urine!) from killing my grass. Here is an Excerpt from my newest eBook on GROWING GREAT LAWNS available HERE at Rainforth Home and Garden. For my post on repairing lawn click (here)   If you [...]

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Having trouble growing grass in the shade?

May 21, 2008

Excerpt from my eBook GROWING GREAT LAWNS. Available here at Rainforth Home and Garden. What follows is a basic guide to growing and maintaining a successful grassy lawn in shady areas.  I’m going to be blunt in telling you that shade and grassy lawns do not sit well together.  The combination of deep shade and [...]

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Landscape Plans -Step #1 Formal or Informal?

February 19, 2008

Formal or Informal? In this thread, I hope to help newbie gardeners with the planning phase of a new yard or a garden renovation project. I am addressing this primarily to “do-it-yourselfers”, but even if you are planning to hire a designer or a Landscape Architect (I’ll have more on that in a a later [...]

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