I'm considering investing in a robotic lawn mower. Technical specs and short reviews are easy to find, but I'm having trouble sorting out if the investment is worth it, or if I should rather buy a high-end "normal" lawn mower or possibly a riding one. How is
life with a robotic lawn mower? [more inside]
posted by Harald74
on Jun 30, 2014 -
A question about the lifting capacity of sponges, gravity, pvc tubing and whether my lawn can be irrigated. [more inside]
posted by otto42
on May 23, 2012 -
Aside from uniformity, is there any difference between using a power core aerator and a manual one? [more inside]
posted by crunchland
on Jul 12, 2011 -
How to quickly mitigate a somewhat busted lawn and garden -- and maybe get a small vegetable harvest out of it? [more inside]
posted by zvs
on Sep 1, 2010 -
Will Shakeaway cat repellent have the unwanted effect of repelling my dog, too? [more inside]
posted by ishotjr
on Dec 5, 2009 -
We've been getting molehills in our front garden lately, and we want them to go away. Which anti-mole technology is best for us? [more inside]
posted by Artw
on Aug 24, 2009 -
I'm thinking of replacing my lawn with artificial grass or some other thing that doesn't require constant upkeep. I'd like to hear your experiences with such horticultural matters. [more inside]
posted by reenum
on Aug 13, 2009 -
I just bought a brand new house in mid-May. I've never owned a home before and I'm new to yard keeping. The entire yard was sodded in May. Recently my builder mentioned following Scott's four step process. I'm located in the midwest. Can you explain what Scott's four step process is?
Can you also point me to a link (preferably on Lowes.com) for exactly which fertilizer I should buy to use this week?
Any other tips to help a newbie?
posted by gocubbies
on Jul 30, 2009 -
I have a fairly large yard (1440 sq. ft.) in the Los Angeles area that is like a giant rocky slab of concrete mixed with a bit of 25 year old construction debris. I would like to have a beautiful yard in which I enjoy myself. [more inside]
posted by Sophie1
on Apr 23, 2009 -
How can a water logged lawn be improved? The lawn is always wet - even in a good summer due to living on a high water table. Is it possible to significantly decrease the amount of water in the lawn? In the UK. [more inside]
posted by LyzzyBee
on Mar 22, 2009 -
I'm in the market for a reel mower. What features should I be looking for? Any recommendations on models? [more inside]
posted by dw
on Apr 29, 2006 -
The last bit of snow is finally melting in my backyard (yes, I live in Canada) to reveal a pile of dog shit, courtesy of my young black lab. Any ideas on how to melt that too? Any substances (preferably non-toxic) that I could spread on the lawn to speed up the process?
posted by thejimp
on Apr 30, 2005 -
Lawn mower 101. We're renting a new place. It has a large garden, with a petrol/gas-powered push lawn mower to keep it tidy. The mower has two orifices, one for petrol/gas, the other for oil; what goes in each? [more inside]
posted by carter
on Oct 9, 2004 -
LawnAndGardenFilter: When they built our neighborhood last year, the builders gave us Bermuda grass and our neighbors St. Augustine grass. Now the neighbor's very healthy St. Augustine is, of course, sending runners all over my lawn. What's the best way to stop this lush green menace?
posted by vraxoin
on May 17, 2004 -
My lawn needs some TLC, but I have neither the time nor the inclination to become your typical Suburban Lawn Nazi. I'm interested in lawn services, but I also have a toddler, and I'd like her to be able to play in the yard without wearing a hazmat suit. Anyone have any insight or knowledge about less-toxic lawn care (preferrably available from a service, not something I have to give up my Saturdays to do)?
posted by briank
on Apr 21, 2004 -