Hustler Turf Blog

July 2019, Admin

How to Make Your Lawn Eco-Friendly

Being environmentally conscious has never been more important, but if you think that making your lawn more eco-friendly will take a lot of work, you might be surprised. When it comes to landscaping, being environmentally friendly often goes hand-in-hand with saving time and money. Use these tips to create a lawn that's not only low-maintenance but also helps make the world a little greener.

July 2019, Admin

How to Find the Right Lawn Mower Engine Size

With all the talk about lawn mower speed, efficiency and deck size, an important consideration often gets left out of the conversation – engine size. Whether you're mowing a tiny square of grass with a push mower, or cutting a whole football field with a zero-turn mower, having the right engine for the job ensures that you can get it done quickly and effectively.

July 2019, Admin

The Benefits of Mulching vs. Bagging Your Grass Clippings

There are few unavoidable facts of life, but this is one of them: you have to mow your lawn, and those grass clippings have to go somewhere. An increasing number of homeowners are choosing to leave their lawn clippings where they fall, allowing them to become natural mulch. Others still choose to bag them up for disposal.

July 2019, Admin

8 Proper Lawn Care Techniques

If you find yourself looking at your lawn and wishing it looked as green and healthy as your neighbor's, you're not alone. Our lawn care experts often get asked what can be done to improve overall lawn health, and the answer is always the same: a greener, healthier lawn starts with proper lawn care. Read on to learn about the lawn care techniques you should be using to make your lawn look its best.

July 2019, Admin

How a Mowing Calculator Can Help You Choose the Right Mower

Picking the right lawn mower can be a challenge. Once you start considering lawnmower speed, deck size and the acreage you need to mow, it's easy to become overwhelmed by the options. Wouldn't it be nice if there was a handy tool to help you decide?

July 2019, Admin

How Long Should a Lawn Mower Last?

In a perfect world, every piece of machinery you buy would last a lifetime. Sadly, that's not always the case, but we're committed to doing our best to help you get as much life as possible out of your lawn mower.

July 2019, Admin

75 Best Landscaping Ideas For Your Home

With spring in full swing, there will be a lot of opportunities to spruce up your lawn and garden during the months ahead. We asked our lawn care experts about some of their favorite landscaping ideas for 2019, and we got a lot of great answers!

July 2019, Meghan Cox

Dashing Diva: Becoming a Mowin' Master

Well, it's been awfully rainy around here lately, so I haven't been able to use my Dashing Diva as much as I'd like to, but that's the way it is in Kentucky in June. Hopefully it'll dry up out there soon because my lawn is out of control!

July 2019, Admin

How to Remove a Lawn Mower Blade Safely

Maintenance is crucial to making sure your lawn mower does its job and runs efficiently over the long haul. One of the most important maintenance steps is making sure the blade stays sharp. When it's time to sharpen or replace your lawn mower blade, you'll need to know how to remove it safely.

Safety Precautions:

  • Read the owner's manual before you begin to ensure you have the tools and skills required.
  • Make sure the engine is turned off and the parking brake is engaged before starting any maintenance or repairs. Remove the ignition key, spark plug and battery.
  • Wear the necessary protective clothing and equipment, such as safety goggles and heavy-duty gloves.
  • Work on a hard, flat surface in a well-ventilated area.
  • Follow all safety precautions before operating. 
July 2019, Admin

How Often Should You Water Your Lawn?

We all want our lawn to be green and healthy, but sometimes it needs a little help. This is especially true now that summer has arrived, and the hot sun takes its toll on your grass. Some extra water may be necessary, but how much and how often? Here's what you need to know about watering your lawn so you have the greenest grass on the block.