Gramma’s Nelson 1865 Raintrain Traveling Sprinkler

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The Nelson 1865 Raintrain Traveling Sprinkler – Gramma’s Toy Gramma, our  family matriarch, lives on the family farm and takes enormous pride in the large communal garden she maintains. This vegetable garden is way to large for any one person, but as we’re a fairly large family, and we are fortunate to all live fairly…

Going Green With A New Black & Decker MM875 Electric Mower

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I am really excited because I’m going green and getting an electric lawn mower. I knew at the end of this season that I would need to replace our old gas mower. Yes, is time to take my old gas guzzler out back and shoot her. I don’t really feel too guilty. We have had…

How To Spray Lawns Safely and Effectively

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There are times, no matter how carefully you tend your lawns, that you’ll find a sudden influx of weeds appearing. Likely the most prevalent of these is the common dandelion. Though attractive to some, with their nice yellow flower, left untended they can ruin a lawn, as as they mature their roots get massive and can literally…

Stop Bagging Your Lawn Clippings

Big Granite: Gardening Tips and Tool Reviews

If you are like most of my neighbors, you probably suck up your lawn clippings, bag them and leave them on the corner for the garbage trucks to pick up every week. But, if you want to have a great looking lawn . . .  Please, stop bagging your lawn clippings! These clippings that you…

Keeping a Weed Free Lawn

Big Granite: Gardening Tips and Tool Reviews

Pesticides or No Pesticides – That is the Question? You’ve probably noticed in the news in recent years the debate over whether people should be able to freely purchase and apply pesticides on their lawns, especially in urban environments. Nobody wants a dandelion polluted lawn I’m sure, and for those of us who maintain a…

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