For many kids, playing outside has been replaced by TV marathons, video games, and texting. But parents who want their kids to enjoy the sunshine and stay active will often use their backyard as a more productive alternative to the couch. As baseball legend Harmon Killebrew once said, “My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, ‘You’re tearing up the grass’; ‘We’re not raising grass,’ Dad would reply. ‘We’re raising boys.’” Before ever tearing up the grass however, you’ll need a nice lawn, and the best way to get one is to do a little bit of work in the spring time.
Now that spring is here and May is approaching, it is the time of year to work on the lawn so that grass will grow and stay green all summer. But before ever spreading fertilizer or tuning up the mower, yo Continue Reading