How Does a Wood Chipper Work

Can a Wood Chipper Shred This?

Wood chippers can look and sound like mean machines that’ll take in anything and spit out chips of any kind. This might be true for a lot of materials, but it doesn’t mean it’s particularly good for the longevity of your wood chipper. As the name inclines, wood chippers are best used … Read more

Tall Fescue grass - Festuca arundinacea

Tall Fescue Grass Facts, Maintenance & Comparison

Festuca arundinacea, or Lolium arundinaceum, is native to Europe, but much more important and common in the United States. It was first brought to the United States in the early 1800s. Even though planting of this type of grass as turf was not common until the 1940s, Tall Fescue grass quickly became … Read more

Perennial Rye Grass - Lolium perenne

Perennial Ryegrass Facts, Maintenance & Comparison

While Perennial Ryegrass is also commonly called ray grass, English ryegrass, and winter ryegrass, its scientific name is Lolium perenne. This type of grass is native to northern Africa, Asia, and Europe, although it has been cultivated and is widely used all over the world. Perennial Ryegrass Facts This is a low-growing … Read more

Kikuyu grass - Pennisetum clandestinum

Kikuyu Grass Facts, Maintenance & Comparison

Pennisetum clandestinum is a tropical grass that, while native to East Africa, is popular for lawns in various areas around the world. Thought of as a weed in some areas of the world, homeowners in South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and the southwestern United States love this grass for its ability to … Read more

bahia grass lawn featured

Bahia Grass Facts, Maintenance & Comparison

Paspalum notatum is also referred to as Bahiagrass, Common Bahia, and even Pensacola Bahia. This type of grass, while native to South America and Mexico, has been used in North America as well as other areas around the world. As it is a warm-season grass, it is not as commonly used in … Read more

Centipede grass - Eremochloa ophiuroides

Centipede Grass Facts, Maintenance & Comparison

Centipede grass is a low maintenance, warm season grass. It is a common lawn grass in the southeastern US and Hawaii. It can be sensitive and hard to grow in less than ideal conditions, but in the right conditions it will thrive. So much so, that some people consider centipede grass to … Read more

Zoysia grass vs other types

Zoysia Grass Facts, Maintenance & Comparison

Zoysia grass is a creeping, warm season grass that is known for its ability to withstand high temperatures, prolonged drought, and heavy foot traffic. Zoysia grass is native to Asia, but has been popular in the US for over a 100 years. Depending on the region of the US you live in, … Read more

Kentucky Bluegrass - Poa pratensis

Kentucky Bluegrass Facts, Maintenance & Comparison

Kentucky Bluegrass, or Poa pratensis, is commonly known as common meadow grass, smooth meadow grass, and Kentucky bluegrass. While not native to North America, it is an incredibly popular option for lawns in the United States and is spread all across the country. Kentucky Bluegrass was brought to North America by the … Read more

st augustine grass - Stenotaphrum secundatum

St. Augustine Grass Facts, Maintenance & Comparison

The warm-season grass Stenotaphrum secundatum is also commonly known as buffalo turf in Australia. It is commonly seen in many areas of the south-eastern US, in South America, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, and Australia. However, St. Augustine grass is not found in Hawaii, South Africa, or New Zealand. Interested in other types … Read more

bermuda grass - Cynodon dactylon

Bermuda Grass Facts, Maintenance & Comparison

Bermuda grass, also known as Cynodon dactylon, and commonly called scutch grass, wiregrass, dog’s tooth grass, and couch grass, originated in Africa. While it is an invasive species there, in the United States is it commonly used for lawns, thanks to how durable it is and how well it can stand up … Read more