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Choosing the Right Propane Supplier

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Choosing to switch to propane can reduce high energy costs and environmental impact, which is why it is such a popular and versatile choice as a cleaner burning fuel. Make your energy transition smooth and convenient by choosing the right propane supplier for your needs.

Choosing The Best Lawn Fertilizer

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A balanced application of good lawn fertilizer four times a year helps, but first you need to determine the best lawn fertilizer for your grass & area. Here are some tips and resources for additional lawn care information.

Lawn-Care Essentials

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If the hot summer weather is taking a toll on your lawn, the folks at your local Southern States retailer can help. Weeds and insects are your yard’s worst nightmares during the summer months, but never fear. Southern States has the products and expert advice you need to bring your lawn back to that spring-fresh appearance.

Raking Leaves: Bag vs. Mulch and Compost

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Every fall, as the leaves start falling, it's time to start thinking about how to get them off of your lawn. Consider two basic methods: mulch them into the lawn with your mower, or pile them up with a rake or blower and haul them away. There are pros and cons to each technique.

Winterizing your lawn

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As summer fades, it’s easy to put the mower away and forget about yard work. Take advantage of fall’s cooler temperatures to prepare your yard for winter – and next spring. Certain tasks completed in the autumn can lead to greener, thicker grass next season.

Lawn Care - Core Aeration Benefits

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The number one enemy of healthy lawns is compacted soil. Air gets compressed out of the top layer of soil by children's play, heavy rains, foot traffic, parked cars, mowing and construction equipment. It is vital that the soil be opened up so air can enter it. Core aeration can remedy soil compaction issues.

Prepping Your Lawn for Spring

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Spring will be here before you know it: make this year a growth year (grass growth, that is) by taking a proactive approach to prepping your lawn for spring.

Grub Control for Lawns

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White grubs are major insect pests that feed on the roots of some turf. Quick detection, regular watering and treatment prevent extensive lawn damage.

Winterizing Your Riding Mower

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It's a good idea to winterize your mower at the end of the season, so it will be ready for next spring. Not only is it fairly easy to do, but these few steps will extend the life of your machine as well.

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