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ProGreen Plus Now Open for the Season!

April 18, 2018 – 8:57 am | 10,003 views

ProGreen Plus just announced the season opening of their retail store at 7128 Oak Ridge Highway in Knoxville, TN.
ProGreen Plus has a full line of parts including carburetors, tires, batteries, belts, blades, starters, trimmer string, PTO clutches, …

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ProGreen Plus Now Open for the Season!

April 18, 2018 – 8:57 am | 10,003 views

ProGreen Plus FB DEVProGreen Plus just announced the season opening of their retail store at 7128 Oak Ridge Highway in Knoxville, TN.

ProGreen Plus has a full line of parts including carburetors, tires, batteries, belts, blades, starters, trimmer string, PTO clutches, and much more.  We have parts for ALL BRANDS of power equipment  including Craftsman, John Deere, Cub Cadet, Honda, Troy Bilt, Murray, Snapper plus commercial brands like Scag and Exmark.  We have engine parts for Briggs and Stratton, Tecumseh, Kohler, Honda, Kawasaki.

ProGreen Plus also carries a complete line of go-kart parts including roller chain, clutches, brake bands, engine parts, tires and more!

ProGreen Plus just added a wide selection of parts for golf carts too covering brands including EZ-Go, Yamaha, Club Car and others.

Looking for your part numbers? Check out our Parts Lookup page.

…or if you are looking for spark plug cross reference we have a great chart to help you out!

Call us for more information at 865.236.1799.

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10 Surprising Facts About Grass

May 2, 2018 – 1:56 pm | 916 views

Surprising Facts About Grass

Grasses are often considered valuable for their aesthetic qualities, but there is much more to these plants than meets the eye. All grasses are in the Poaceae family, which is one of the most abundant families of plants on earth. From pasture grasses for animal consumption to food crops, such as oat and barley, for human consumption, grasses make up the world’s most significant food source.

Wheat

While there are more than 10,000 varieties of plants in the Poaceae family, different types of grasses have some similarities. All grasses produce seeds that are monocotyledonous, which means that each seed produces only one leaf sprout. Additionally, most grasses are herbaceous, so they don’t produce woody stems, and they die back to the ground at the end of the growing season.Grasses are invaluable assets to our planet and its inhabitants. With a better understanding and appreciation for grasses, you may never look at your lawn the same way again. Here are 10 unusual facts you may not know about the Poaceae family of plants:

1. About 1,400 species of grasses exist in the United States.
2. Grasses make up about 26% of the plant life on earth.
3. By weight, turfgrass is 75 to 80% water.
4. Varieties of grass grow on all continents, even in polar regions. Antarctic hairgrass (Deschampsia Antarctica) is the only member of the Poaceae family native to Antarctica.
5. A healthy lawn can increase a home’s value by up to 20%.

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6. Grass-covered lawns, prairies and hillsides help prevent erosion by keeping soil in place with their root systems.
7. Grass lawns improve air quality by producing oxygen and trapping airborne dust particles and other contaminants.
8. Home landscapes that include grass lawns, trees and shrubs can reduce the air temperature surrounding the home by up to 14°F.
9. Giant bamboo, which can grow up to 151 feet tall, is the largest variety of grass.

Bamboo

10. A 2,500 square foot lawn produces enough oxygen for a family of four.

Because grasses have a positive impact on climate, clean water and air quality, every homeowner can take part in supporting a healthy environment. While you’re probably not growing giant bamboo or Arctic hairgrass, maintaining your lawn is a simple way to improve your air quality while increasing the value of your home.

Be sure to call ProGreen Plus for all of your lawn mower parts and lawn mower repair services!

Flower Beds for Beginners

May 24, 2018 – 2:11 pm | 26 views

Flower Beds for Beginners

Improve your yard’s curb appeal with front yard flower beds that deliver a colorful first impression.

Trade front yard turf for beds of blooms. Draft a container, like this one filled with ‘Limelight’ hydrangea, …

10 Landscaping Ideas That Will Transform Your Yard

May 17, 2018 – 2:52 pm | 197 views

10 Landscaping Ideas That Will Transform Your Yard
 
Check out these tips from the pros to add color, texture, functionality, and points of interest to your yard.
 

 Smart landscaping can add interest to your lawn and boost …

Top 10 Plants You Can’t Kill

May 17, 2018 – 2:52 pm | 103 views

Top 10 Plants You Can’t Kill
Tough as nails, but they’re pretty, too. Turn your black thumb into a green thumb with our picks for the top 10 plants you can’t kill.

As gardeners, we’re constantly faced …

How To Water Your Lawn

May 17, 2018 – 2:51 pm | 88 views

How To Water Your Lawn
 
How much should you water?  How often?  Proper watering is crucial to having the best-looking lawn on the block.  Here are some key points:

Your lawn needs at least 1”-1 ½” of water per …

BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO LAWN CARE

May 9, 2018 – 1:27 pm | 564 views

BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO LAWN CARE

Mowing, watering, weeding, oh my! Whether you have just recently purchased a house and find yourself with a lawn to contend with, or if you are just now getting into the …

How to Prepare Your Lawn Mower for Spring

May 9, 2018 – 1:11 pm | 302 views

How to Prepare Your Lawn Mower for Spring
 

Your lawn mower will probably have been packed away for the winter months but as spring approaches it will need to be dusted off and prepared for use again. Regardless …

Summer Lawn Care Tips

May 9, 2018 – 1:03 pm | 546 views

Summer Lawn Care Tips

The summer season brings about glorious days of warm weather and outdoor activities that keep us outside of hours upon hours at a time. For some, most of those hours during these …

10 Surprising Facts About Grass

May 2, 2018 – 1:56 pm | 916 views

Grasses are often considered valuable for their aesthetic qualities, but there is much more to these plants than meets the eye. All grasses are in the Poaceae family, which is one of the most abundant …

3 Quick Lawn Fixes You Can Do in a Weekend

May 2, 2018 – 1:44 pm | 918 views

Having a lush, luxuriant lawn — and still having time to enjoy it — may be simpler than you think. Many lawns are just a few quick fixes away from the thicker, healthier look within …

The Best Time to Plant Grass Seed

May 2, 2018 – 1:25 pm | 861 views

When your sights are set on a thick, lush lawn, planting grass seed represents an investment of time, money, labor and hope. From seeding new lawns to repairing rough spots and renewing existing turf, proper …