Escape constant mowing, trimming, and fertilizing to free up time for enjoying your yard. A manicured lot can still be had with half the labor. Do you really have to spend an extra hour trimming around every step, stair, and length of garden edging? Not if you let the landscape be your guide. Create paths that follow the curves of your yard. Set pavers and borders the mower can travel over. The same is true for trimming around trees. Place a nice neat mulch ring around them and move on. Finally, don’t cut grass too often or too short and fertilize only in fall so that springtime can be spent on more pleasurable pursuits.
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