The Top 10 Perfect Lawn Maintenance Tips
Our best projects, hints and tips to help you create and maintain a perfect lawn and yard year-round.
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 and shade. Learn how to fix lawn spots.
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 soil, then spread seed and topsoil. Learn the cures for a patchy lawn.
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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 effort. Learn how to achieve a healthy lawn.
How to Grow Greener Grass
Our staff expert tells you the six secrets for growing greener grass. You’ll keep your lawn healthier, greener and thicker with a lot less effort. He also reveals the five biggest mistakes! Learn how to grow greener grass.
How to Eliminate Weeds From Your Grass
Eliminate weeds in your lawn and prevent their return by maintaining healthy grass, using a minimum of weed killers and good timing. We show you six strategies that simplify weed control and reduce your weed patrol chore. Learn how to eliminate weeds from your grass.
6 Common Lawn Problems and How to Fix Them
Try these expert and homeowner-tested solutions to common backyard landscape problems—eroding slopes, a shady lawn, wet soil, bad soil, mushrooms and swampy areas. Photo courtesy of EnergyScapes. Discover 6 common lawn problems and how to fix them.
Best Way to Control Weeds
Reduce that tiresome weeding chore with a thick layer of organic mulch or a high quality landscape fabric. Both are easy to apply and inexpensive, and they’ll improve the appearance of your gardens too. Learn the best way to control weeds.
Mulch is good for your plants and a great labor saver. It reduces evaporation, slows weed growth, improves soil quality, and makes your gardens look more attractive. And more, it’s inexpensive and easy to apply. Get the mulch guide.
Growing Grass Under Trees
The key to growing grass under trees is to match shade-tolerant varieties with your local climate. Red and tall fescues work in cool-weather zones and St. Augustine grass works in warmer areas. Learn about growing grass under trees.
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. Learn how to revive grass in a thinning lawn.