Dormant Grass

Drought Lawn Care

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/www.handyguyspodcast.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-162.mp3Over 70% of the country has been classified as abnormally dry, or worse. What about the oasis in your own backyard? Lawn Care Do’s and Don’ts During a Drought DON’T Water your lawn at night. Grass left wet overnight, or for long periods of … Continue reading Drought Lawn Care

Perfect Lawn

Planting Grass Seed, Strategies for Success

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/www.handyguyspodcast.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-157.mp3While planting and growing grass is not difficult–I once heard that it could be planted on concrete–there are strategies for successfully planting grass seed to ensure the most success. Listen to this audio podcast to hear the discussion about all these … Continue reading Planting Grass Seed, Strategies for Success

Mower maintenance includes blade sharpening

Mower maintenance and tips for a better lawn

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/www.handyguyspodcast.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-154.mp3The Handyguys interview Mike Ballou,  product Manager for John Deere, and discuss Mower maintenance and the best way to care for your lawn. Mower maintenance Proper mower maintenance is critical for having a healthy green  lawn.  Do not begin this … Continue reading Mower maintenance and tips for a better lawn

aerators

Renting a Lawn Aerator and avoiding weeds

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/www.handyguyspodcast.com/wp-content/media/quicktip_episode_1.mp3Okay – here is a quick tip, not a full show. Lawn Aerating Fall and Spring are a great time to aerate your lawn. An aerator will break up hard compacted soil and allow water and nutrients to better reach … Continue reading Renting a Lawn Aerator and avoiding weeds

Stamped Concrete

Hardscaping Options – Concrete, pavers or stamped concrete

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/www.handyguyspodcast.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-147.mp3Hardscaping options The Handyguys discuss some hardscaping options under consideration for Brian’s fathers house – concrete, stamped concrete and pavers. Concrete Ideas and Tips Plain old concrete is the cheapest and fastest option for a front stoop. A small stoop … Continue reading Hardscaping Options – Concrete, pavers or stamped concrete

sawdust

Dust Collection and Resiential Sprinkler Systems

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/www.handyguyspodcast.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-143.mp3How should the do-it-yourselfer handle dust? When the handyman moves inside to cut and sand wood, a major hazard exists with all the dust that is accumulated in the air and potentially in your lungs.  The Handyguys talk about how … Continue reading Dust Collection and Resiential Sprinkler Systems

Emerald Ash Borer Trap

Preventing and repairing thatch and those purple triangle thingys in trees

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/www.handyguyspodcast.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-141.mp3In this audio episode The Handyguys discuss thatch in your lawn as well as discuss those purple kite looking things that are showing up in trees around many states in the Midwest and Northeast. Thatch The Handyguys discuss thatch in … Continue reading Preventing and repairing thatch and those purple triangle thingys in trees

Black & Decker LST220 Cordless String Trimmer

Battery String Trimmer opinions and a Contest

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/www.handyguyspodcast.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-139.mp3In this audio episode of The Handyguys Podcast we discuss our impressions of a battery-powered string trimmer and announce a contest to give one away! Sponsor: Protect your Home with ADT Security Services! Call 1-866-778-3127 Battery Operated String Trimmer Paul … Continue reading Battery String Trimmer opinions and a Contest

Square Foot Garden

Gas can Safety and Square foot gardening

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/www.handyguyspodcast.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-137.mp3The Handyguys discuss the dangers of an empty can of fuel. In addition, we discuss how easy it is to create a square foot garden. Sponsor: Protect your Home with ADT Security Services! Call 1-866-778-3127 Handyguy Fact – Gas can … Continue reading Gas can Safety and Square foot gardening

End Of Season Tractor Maintenance, Storing Your John Deere Tractor

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/www.handyguyspodcast.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-127.mp3In this audio episode of The Handyguys Podcast Brian and Paul discuss tractor maintenance and how to winterize your lawn and garden equipment and store your Deere tractor for the winter. Check your owners manual for specific end of season … Continue reading End Of Season Tractor Maintenance, Storing Your John Deere Tractor

John Deere tractor accessories, aerator

Accessorizing a lawn tractor video – Aeration, hauling, bagging and more

In this video episode of The Handyguys Podcast we show you some aeration, hauling, bagging and other attachments that can add significant value and utility to your lawn tractor. We put some John Deere attachments & accessories through a workout … Continue reading Accessorizing a lawn tractor video – Aeration, hauling, bagging and more

Ice

Troubleshooting Ice Maker Not Making Ice And Lawn Aeration

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/www.handyguyspodcast.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-125.mp3In this audio episode of The Handyguys Podcast we start by discussing a question about ice makers not making ice and then get into some recent projects in our “What are ya doing lately” segment. Ice Maker Not Making Ice … Continue reading Troubleshooting Ice Maker Not Making Ice And Lawn Aeration

Controls of the John Deere LA115

Controls, Maintenance And Cutting Techniques Of A John Deere La115 Lawn Tractor

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/www.handyguyspodcast.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-118.mp3The Handyguys discuss the controls and maintenance of a John Deere LA115 lawn tractor in this audio only podcast. When Handyguy Paul first received his LA115, he sat on the seat, stared at the controls and realized he better read … Continue reading Controls, Maintenance And Cutting Techniques Of A John Deere La115 Lawn Tractor

Creeping Poison Ivy

Avoiding Poison Ivy And Plumbing Tips

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/www.handyguyspodcast.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-111.mp3The Handyguys discuss another challenge for home improvement, poison ivy. How to get rid of it and how to keep from getting the rash. We end the show with a follow-up to a brief plumbing question from last week. Poison … Continue reading Avoiding Poison Ivy And Plumbing Tips