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  1. 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 fertilizing, and mowing shorter than usual. Plus, even though the grass is entering its big sleep for winter; you’ll need to stay on top of the watering . All of this ...

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  1. Home Gardening Tips: Easier Weeding and Watering

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    Whether your idea of backyard bliss is a lush garden , a shady retreat or a perfectly manicured landscape, these tips will help you create the low-maintenance yard of your dreams.

  2. How to Install an Irrigation System in Your Yard

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    Micro irrigation systems save water, time and energy, and can be customized to fit any garden . These above-ground systems can be installed almost anywhere, without digging or special tools.

Other Articles for DIYers from Around the Web

  1. Plant Watering Devices that Save Time and Conserve Water

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    FromRon Hazelton's Housecalls - Projects & Tips

    Let These Smart Devices Do the Work In yard and garden , watering enough to make the grass and other plants look good and stay healthy without wasting water is a challenge. Adding one or more modern water controlling devices to your hose is an easy method to control both the volume and schedule of ...

  2. Watering the Lawn - Bob Vila Radio - Bob Vila's Blogs

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    FromBobVila.com

    A beautiful green lawn requires regular watering to keep it looking great. The trick is to use enough water to keep your lawn thick and healthy, but not so much that you waste any of it.

  3. Bob Vila Radio: Watering the Lawn

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    FromBobVila.com

    A beautiful green lawn requires regular watering to keep it looking great. The trick is to use enough water to keep y...

  4. 5 Great Ways to Garden in Comfort

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    FromBobVila.com

    Growing a beautiful garden is no small feat. Not only does it take regular attention, watering , and cooperative weath...

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Other Videos for DIYers from Around the Web

  1. Watering the Lawn and Garden in August

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    TFH Multi Playlist Videos

    Mitch Baker gives some tips on how to water the lawn and garden in August.

  2. Top Lawn And Garden Watering Tips

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    TFH Multi Playlist Videos

    Horticulturist Mitch Baker shares his tips to keep lawns and gardens green and healthy with water.

  3. Summer Watering Secrets

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    TFH Multi Playlist Videos

    Horticulturist Mitch Baker demonstrates how to properly water outdoor and indoor plants while at home and while away on vacation.

  4. Watering an Organic Garden

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    TFH Multi Playlist Videos

    Gardening expert Tim MacWelch explains how and when to water your garden using different types of hoses and watering tools.

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Blog Posts

  1. Summer Slip 'N Slides for Kids (and Adults)

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    FromBuilt by Kids

    Slide into summer fun with these slip 'n slides

  2. “Green” your lawn with drought-tolerant turf

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    FromDIY Advice Blog

    Here are a couple of eye-opening factoids: — U.S. homeowners spend more to maintain their lawns than the average farmer spends on each acre of crops. — For the average home, 50 to 70 percent of the water bill is for watering the lawn . If your...( read more )

  3. How to Plant Grass to Fix a Bare Spot

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    FromDIY Advice Blog

    If you have bare patches in your lawn , it's a simple project to reseed them. It just takes some simple prep work and two to three weeks of everyday dedication. That's the daily watering part. And if you're unwilling to make that commitment...( read more )

  4. Xeriscape Gardening: Growing Plants With Less Water

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    FromDIY Advice Blog

    My zone four xeriscape garden has a succession of blooms from spring through fall including pink soapwort, alliiums, dianthus, artemisias, Russian sage and native grasses. All of these thrive in low water conditions. With drought conditions and watering ...( read more )

  5. Low-Maintenance Landscaping Ideas

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    FromDIY Advice Blog

    I'm a yard and garden nut, and there's nothing I love more than digging in the dirt. But I'm also very busy, so I need my yard and garden to thrive without a lot of watering , weeding and fertilizing. If you want a beautiful yard without a...( read more )

  6. Drip Irrigation for Vegetables

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    FromDIY Advice Blog

    The setup is easy to install and costs less than $50. This raised-bed vegetable garden is watered automatically every three days by a drip watering system. Emitters installed every 12 in. or so provide even watering . I have a little, 4 x 16-ft. raised...( read more )

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