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This story has been updated to clarify a statement about agency policy. As you pass the Greater Chicago Metropolitan Water Reclamation District processing plant in Hanover Park, you might spot something a little out of place: a herd of over 70 goats and sheep. But these goats are not lost, they are on the clock. …

Lawn care is important to any homeowner. And most people don’t realize that it is beneficial to thatch their lawns to keep their turf fresh. However, a thatch rake is different from other types of landscaping rakes. Thatch rakes remove the spongy layer of dead grass, roots and debris that builds up on your lawn …

Taking care of a lawn is no small task – it forces you to get your hands dirty, and it often involves heavy machinery that can be difficult to maneuver. And before you can even get into the deep work of lawn care, you need to first gather all of your supplies, including a garden …

If you have a lawn, probably one of the biggest issues for your weekend is turning on the ignition and finding your lawn mower won’t start. Which give? Lawn mowers often won’t start because they’ve been unused for months (like in winter), which on battery-powered models can cause the power system to fail. At this …

(Pocket-lint) – Chores are the worst – there’s no getting around it. As you go, mowing a lawn can also be one of the most difficult, especially if you are dealing with a large area. Ignore it at your own peril, however, to avoid being overrun by a tall grass meadow before you know it. …

FORT WORTH, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A standoff between SWAT and an owner who shot a team of lawn mowers and code compliance officers after they gave him a ticket for tall grass has ended. READ MORE: Dallas Police Issue Arrest Warrant for Officer Allegedly Involved in ‘Pyramid Promotion Program’ (credit: Chopper 11) It lasted from …

EAST COBB, GA — A company that plans to add upscale restaurants, host more events and create a more “downtown” atmosphere has purchased The Avenue East Cobb for an undisclosed amount. North American Properties – the owner of Avalon in Alpharetta and the company behind the Atlantic Station and Colony Square renovations in Atlanta – …

A few days ago I borrowed a pressure washer from my neighbor to use it on our patio which over the years has aged and lost its original fresh look. Since I had never used a pressure washer, I had to read and follow the instructions carefully. It is always so with a new process; …

There’s a lot to look forward to about summer, but the arrival of hot-weather pests is not one of them. June bugs get their name from the month when you will usually start to see them in your garden (they are also sometimes referred to as May bugs). They fall under the scarab category, and …

If you’ve dropped your keys in the grass and are having trouble locating them, it’s probably time to clean the lawn. Whether you are new to lawn care or looking to buy a new lawn mower, a self-propelled lawn mower might be the right choice for you. Rather than the lawn mowers you sit on …