May 22nd

TurfMutt gives a big Backyard Superhero salute to one of his paw-tners in environmental education crime, ClimateChangeLIVE. The organization just won a series of prestigious media, marketing and communications awards! ClimateChangeLIVE is a distance learning adventure. Through the ClimateChangeLIVE program, the U.S. Forest Service and 26 federal and NGO partners bring climate learning to you […]

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May 20th

The upcoming long weekend is the unofficial start to summer. It’s also a great time to brush up on your family’s “Backyard Superhero” skills. You see, you can be just like TurfMutt and the Outdoor Powers by taking better care of the green spaces around you. By doing your part, you can help TurfMutt and […]

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May 14th

Spring offers an opportunity to tackle some of the home improvement projects that have been hibernating through the winter. As you’re deciding which to-do’s to tackle first, here’s a little food for thought. Did you know that landscaping projects offer one of the highest returns on investment of any home improvement project out there? So […]

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May 12th

TurfMutt is all about engaging kids with the green spaces around them. And that means parents have to brush up on landscaping basics in order to set a good example for the future generation. Here are some things to keep in mind to be an informed landscaper. Less is more: Don’t over-water your lawn. Make […]

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May 8th

An herb garden (either in your yard or in patio containers) is an easy way to get kids interested in the green spaces around them, while at the same time lowering your grocery bill by growing some of your own kitchen ingredients. Here are some hardy herbs that can help you and your kids be […]

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May 5th

Landscaping doesn’t have to cost a fortune to bring you a wealth of enjoyment. Here are a trio of things you can do to beautify your backyard on a budget. Plant Perennials Perennials save money because they come back every year, so you don’t have to replant. Some popular choices (depending on your climate zone, […]

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April 30th

In addition to looking lovely, landscaping helps the environment by cooling heat islands, reducing runoff and increasing oxygen levels. But did you know it can also help your pocketbook? Here are just three ways landscaping helps reduce your household bills. According to the Arbor Day Foundation, planting the right trees in the right places conserves […]

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April 28th

Outdoor classrooms are prevalent in many areas of the world, and they are also starting to grow in popularity in the United States. In fact, an outdoor preschool is opening soon in New York City, which made TurfMutt’s tail wag with joy! Childhood exposure to the outdoors helps kids learn in an experiential way. Time […]

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April 24th

As National Lawn Care Month winds down, we thought we’d help homeowners get their spring and summer lawn care off to a great start with some myth-busting tips, courtesy of the National Association of Landscape Professionals. Read the entire list of tips here. Myth: You can water your lawn and landscape any time of day. […]

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