Archive - Lawn & Garden

Tips For A Healthy, Lush Landscape

April 19, 2018

by Lou Manfredini, Ace’s Home Expert If your lawn, landscape or and garden beds aren’t thriving, you want to get to the root of the problems and cover all the basics – healthy soil, pest control, pruning and irrigation. Keep in mind, plant and soil requirements vary in different regions Read more ›

Why Overseed Your Lawn?

September 21, 2016

Why overseed your lawn? It can help thicken your turf and keep weeds from filling in thin or bare spots. When to do it? This is a great early Fall project. The season’s higher moisture and cooler temperatures helps new turf start strong. Mow & Rake– Set your blade to Read more ›

Restoring A Thin Lawn

May 4, 2016

-by Lou Manfredini, Ace’s Home Expert Ace Hardware Tips & Advice Your lawn can look “professionally kept” without your checkbook looking like you professionally keep it. Follow these steps for a greener lawn . Clear away dead grass and debris. You can do this with a leaf rake or by Read more ›

Mulch Acts As Soil Nutrient & Controls Weeds

April 7, 2016

Mulch has lots of advantages for your lawn. Not only does it beautify by giving your lawn a clean, finished look but it’s also beneficial to your plants and soil. Here are a few good reasons to mulch: Reduces surface evaporation from the soil Improve water penetration and air movement Read more ›

Getting Your Yard & Patio Ready For Summer Entertaining

May 20, 2015

Here’s a checklist for preparing your outdoor space (yard, deck, patio, pool) for enjoyment and entertaining throughout the summer season. 1. Spray Weed & Grass Killer to eliminate those unattractive weeds. Remember to cut the grass for a clean finished look. 2. Mulch your lawn and garden beds to bring Read more ›

Easy Steps For Planting Flowers

May 6, 2015

  Here a few simple steps for successfully planting flowers. First choose short plants that have few flowers and look healthy. Once home arrange the potted plants in a pattern you like so you can visualize how they will look once planted. Knock the plant from its pot keeping the Read more ›

Why Use Lime On Your Lawn

May 1, 2015

Lime neutralizes soil acidity. Most soils contain appreciable amounts of acidic components that can be toxic to plants, so lime is the “anti-acid” for soils. Lime raises soil pH and neutralizes acid, providing a more favorable environment for microorganisms. Plants will utilize applied fertilizers more efficiently on soils that are Read more ›

Why Mulch & Tips For Figuring Out How Much Mulch You Need

April 1, 2015

Mulch has lots of advantages for your lawn. Not only does it beautify by giving your lawn a clean, finished look but it’s also beneficial to your plants and soil. Here are a few good reasons to mulch: Reduces surface evaporation from the soil Improve water penetration and air movement Read more ›

Fertilize Your Lawn & Why You Need To Do It

March 18, 2015

All lawns are deficient in nitrogen because grass quickly uses up the natural supply. Fertilizer helps to replace the nitrogen for a healthier and greener lawn. If you follow the fertilization schedule in the 4-Step Program by Ace® or Scotts®, your lawn will thrive and you can enjoy a lush Read more ›

How To Care For Your Fresh Cut Christmas Tree

December 3, 2014

O Christmas Tree! O Christmas Tree! There is nothing quite like the look of a fresh cut Christmas tree shining brightly in your home. Once you chose your Christmas tree, you should properly care for it to maintain its beautiful quality. Here are a number of tips for caring for Read more ›

Tips For Purchasing A Snow Thrower

November 13, 2014

Snow throwers make the daunting and physically demanding task of snow removal easier and quicker. Snow throwers certainly proved their worth last winter. If you are interested in purchasing a snow thrower for this upcoming season, here is some information to help you in choosing your snow thrower. Two-Cycle or Read more ›

Fall Home Maintenance Tips

October 23, 2014

Use this fall home maintenance checklist to prepare your home and yard for the cold weather and upcoming winter season. Clean Gutters– Clean your gutters and downspouts and make sure all drainage areas are unblocked. Gutter guards are a great product to keep debris from piling up in your gutters. Read more ›

Caring For Fall Mums

September 17, 2014

Fall hardy mums add beautiful color and fullness to your garden and are perfect for decorating your home. Hardy mums are a low maintenance plants that can be kept in containers or grown in beds. Here are some tips for caring for your mums. Mums do best in moist (not Read more ›

Treating Your Lawn This Fall

September 3, 2014

Taking care of your lawn in the fall season will make for a fuller, more beautiful lawn in the spring. Fall brings cooler temperatures and more rain but still has lots of sunshine. The soil is still warm enough for seeds to germinate while the cool air of fall helps Read more ›

Welcome to the Weaver’s Ace Hardware Blog

August 8, 2014

We’re launching this new website in September 2014 in order to communicate better with our valued neighbors and customers. Please enjoy our blog and visit us soon.