INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Homeowners and businesses tired of brown lawns parched by drought are reaching for paint cans. Turf painting has long been a common practice in arid climates such as the West and Southwest, but it's historically been reserved for golf courses and sports fields in well-watered areas such... more »
Check your lawn tractor before mowing your lawn.
Hydro-gear is recalling about 2,700 hydrostatic lawn tractors due to a crash hazard. According to the recall, a drive gear in the transaxle can fail, causing the brakes to give way, posing a crash risk.
The recall involved certain Cub... more »
The green that normally comes with spring is sprinkled with patches of brown and yellow.
Barbara Bates, with C.S.U. Extension, says people are facing some tough choices for their lawn care this year.
"If the turf isn't useable stop the battle right now, and just move to something... more »
As many of us are getting into the swing of yard work, several are trying to figure out how to get rid of patches of dead grass. In places where just last year you saw green grass, this year many spots are still brown -- while everything else is turning... more »
As grass is growing back this spring, several people are noticing dead spots in their lawn that weren't there the year before. Friday evening on News First 5 we'll talk about how those spots get there, and what you can do to make them go away. more »
No gnomes are going to new homes, at least for now.
The city of Gillette, Wyoming had planned to offer more than 100 lawn gnomes for sale at its annual auction Thursday. The gnomes come from the police department evidence locker - confiscated from two teenage girls accused of... more »
Japanese beetles already infest 35 states in the eastern US. The Colorado Department of Agriculture is trying to make sure your trees, shrubs and lawn aren't munched by the invader.
Ag Dept. spokeswoman Christi Lightcap offers these tips to keep the Japanese beetle out of your yard:
What... more »
An airplane part fell from the sky and landed on the front lawn of a home on Long Island, New York. Authorities are looking into how it happened. Residents called police Thursday evening to report a suspicious object on the home's lawn in Roosevelt. Officers found a 3-foot-by-4-foot cone-shaped piece... more »