Spring Overseeding 

How to overseed your lawn and prevent crabgrass in spring. Most crabgrass pre-emergence will kill grass seed too. If you have dormant seeded your lawn or you plan on overseeding this spring follow these tips.  ...read more

Uncle's Idiot Proof Lawn Care

Uncle has the lawn care program to grow the finest grass lawn. Folks wanted to know his secret, so he wrote them down on a yellow sheet of paper. ...read more 

Buying & Installing Sod 

What to expect when you are buying and installing sod. Uncle makes it idiot proof. Do it for yourself! ....read more

The Grass Pad Story

Farming 600 acres of sod on river bottom land near Farley, Missouri.  Uncle sold his sod, seed and fertilizer from an 80 year old dairy barn with two light bulbs and one outdoor privy . ....read more about our history

Controlling Moles in the Lawn

The best control for moles is from baiting active mole runs with Uncle's Moleminators. Mole chasers are also available for liquid or granular applications. ...read more

Spring Spot Seeding

How to repair bare spots in the lawn after applying crabgrass pre-emergence.  PREVENT! stops all seeds from growing. Making Uncle's "seed sandwich" will allow grass seed to grow ..read more

Cool Season Weed Control

The best control for these little winter broadleaf weeds is with a cold weather liquid weed killer. ...read more

Fruit Trees 

Grass Pad nurseries choose only the best performing fruit tree varieties for the Mid-West. See Uncle's recommended fruit tree list and fruit tree pest control chart. ...read more