Category Archives: Environment

MASTER GARDENER JOE WASHINGTON SHARES HIS TIMELY TIPS FOR SPRING

Home Improvement Expert Joe Washington Shows Your Viewers Innovative Ways to Use NEW Natural Methods to Improve your Home
 
Warmer days and shorter nights mean it’s time to get out garden tools, tidy up the yard and prepare your home for spring and summer use. In fact, creating a beautiful and comfortable outdoor living space has become a national obsession, according to Joe Washington, best known as the Emmy-winning original host of HGTV’s Groundbreakers. Joe is also an actor. You may have seen him in movies like ANCHORMAN 2 and Forrest Gump.

Just in time to kick off the spring entertaining season, Joe is shares some affordable ideas to create or rejuvenate a backyard oasis, outdoor living rooms or outdoor kitchens. Washington gives some expert adivce to get ready for outside projects.
 
MAKE YARD WORK LESS WORK
PrintA lawn mower is most important tool for the yard. A quality new mower, is one with KOHLER Engine, two models from Toro and Lawn Boy are both available at The Home Depot and feature the KOHLER XTX Series. The great thing about the KOHLER XTX Series is that the oil never needs to be changed. Just top it off and you are good-to-go for the entire life of the engine! KOHLER Engines are built to last and are loaded with heavy-duty materials like cast-iron cylinder liners for extra durability. When buying a mower be sure to look for a KOHLER Engine, like the XTX Series, and kiss oil changes goodbye! For more information visit, power.kohler.com

GET A GREAT LOOKING LAWN THIS SEASON
scottsv2_logoWhen the weather gets warm, start by getting the lawn in shape, and this spring Scotts is making lawn care easy by tackling two important projects feeding and weeding.  Scotts TurfBuilder Weed and Feed clears out dandelions and clover while feeding grass in one easy step. It’s Scotts most powerful weed and feed and will help your lawn to build deep roots to crowd out future weeds. For some weeds try using the New Roundup For Lawns because it kills weeds without harming your lawn.  It features an all-new formula that’s specifically designed to kill weeds and you’ll see results in as fast as eight hours. Check major retailers, including The Home Depot, for availability in your region. For more information visit, www.scotts.com

ONE TIP FOR KEEPING GRASS LOOKING GREEN
RainBirdLogoWater is super important, but need a lot is not need. By using an in-ground sprinkler system, it’s estimated that homeowners can save up to 70 percent in outdoor water usage—that’s a lot of money. The Rain Bird WiFi Timer works with any in-ground sprinkler system and is designed to take the guess work out of programing your system, making it easier than ever. The WiFi Timer’s app has many great features and allows users to customize up to 8 sprinkler zones. It has an Automatic Seasonal Adjust feature that will change your watering schedule and duration based on the season as well as local weather, humidity and temperatures. This reduces water usage by as much as 30 percent, plus you get just the right amount of water so it keeps your grass looking perfect all summer long. For more information, visit www.rainbird.com