Lawn Care

Grow greener grass and get a great looking yard with this lawn care guide and tips.

How to Revive Grass: Thinning Lawn

Revitalize your lawn a weekend using just one or two tools. An aerator helps the soil breathe and a power rake gets it ready for seeding.

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  • Easy Lawn Care Tips

    Reduce yard chores and create a better lawn and gardens by following this expert advice, including establishing easy-mow borders and walks,…

  • Fall Lawn Care Guide

    Surprisingly, fall is the season to develop a lusher, greener, healthier lawn. This is the time for aerating, the critical time for…

  • Do it right. Do it yourself.

    The Family Handyman is proud to announce the DIY University. Courses that give you the confidence and know-how to get the job done right.

  • Riding Lawn Mower Reviews

    All riding lawn mowers fall into one of four classes. Use this review of features, drawbacks and prices to decide which type suits your needs…

  • 11 Tips for a Lush Lawn

    Use these tips to have the best lawn in the neighborhood!

  • Fix Lawn Spots

    Improve your lawn's natural defenses and reduce future maintenance chores with these common sense cures for spots, thatch, fairy rings, grubs…

  • How to Fertilize Your Lawn

    Fertilize your lawn the right way or your grass will be more susceptible to disease than it would be if you don’t do anything.…

  • Cures for a Patchy Lawn

    Fall is a great time to thicken up patchy areas of your lawn, so you'll have thick, healthy grass in the spring. Start by aerating compacted…

  • Growing Lawn Grass: The Organic Approach

    To make your lawn thrive without chemicals, switch to organic materials to supply nutrients and control weed growth. Also test your soil to find…

  • Fixing Dead Spots in Your Lawn

    You can easily restore healthy grass to areas killed by such contaminants as over-fertilization or doggy doo-doo by cleaning the soil first.

  • How to Achieve a Healthy Lawn

    Keep your lawn healthy and looking good by proper cutting, watering, fertilizing and aerating. Good timing and techniques mean less time and…