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Green Industry Expo to Return In-Person This Fall

After a year of virtual trade shows, the GIE+EXPO returns to its normal format this October.

10 Ways to Landscape Without Planting Something

Don't have a green thumb? Here are some great landscaping options that don't require planting.


How to Split Hostas

Splitting hostas will make for a healthier plant and will propagate new plants. Here's when, and how, you split hostas.


The Benefits of Planting Hostas

Hostas boast vibrant foliage, are drought tolerant and grow practically anywhere. But those aren't their only benefits.


NALP Launches Climate Change Campaign for National Lawn Care Month

Taking care of the environment starts with taking care of your lawn.

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When Should I Fertilize My Lawn?

The more you know, the more your grass will grow. Here are the best ways to maximize your lawn fertilization...


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When Should You Start Mowing Your Lawn in the Spring?

Keep these things in mind before mowing your lawn for the first time this spring.

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Should You Cut Wet Grass After it Rains?

We address the age-old dilemma of whether to cut wet grass or wait until it dries.


10 Landscaping and Gardening Myths You Need to Stop Believing

A lot of good gardening advice has been passed down through the generations, but some erroneous recommendations have trickled down...


20 Bad Spring Yard Work Habits You Need to Stop Doing

It's been a long winter and you're ready to start some yard work. But before you grab that rake or...