Whip your sad-looking lawn into shape
🔊 Don and John tackle turf in this episode, giving you the knowhow you need to get the sharpest blades on the block.
There's a bit of a trend among homeowners in our area this season: patchy-looking lawns.
What's causing your lousy lawn and what's the best way to get it into shape? Don and John tackle turf in this episode, giving you the knowhow you need to get the sharpest blades on the block.
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