Lawn Care

Learn the best ways to mow the lawn, take care of those pesky weeds and create the backyard of your dreams with these lawn care maintenance and repair tips.

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    This is the Most Efficient Way to Mow the Grass

    You want your lawn to look good, but you don't want to spend a lot of time mowing. When it comes to lawn care, there is a right and wrong way to mow the grass.


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    What Are Wild Violets and How Do I Get Rid of Them?

    These delicate blooming plants can be a challenge to banish from your yard. Here's how to rid your lawn of...


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    What Is Henbit and How Do I Get Rid of It?

    Although colorful in the spring, henbit becomes a nuisance if allowed to proliferate. Here's how to keep this aggressive weed...


    19 Crazy Cool Backyard Putting Greens

    Your golf game may not look tour-ready, but you can feel like a pro by stepping out into one of...

    10 Mistakes You’re Making to Attract Mosquitoes to Your Home

    Don't leave a welcome mat for mosquitoes to swarm your home!


    When Is Amazon Prime Day 2021: What Every Shopper Needs to Know

    The question on everyone's lips is, "When is Amazon Prime Day?" and rightfully so: Amazon Prime Day deals are quite...

    10 Signs Your Lawn Mower Blade Needs Sharpening

    Notice your lawn looking a little uneven? That could be a sign it's time to sharpen your lawn mower blade.


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    How To Get Rid of Dandelions in Your Lawn

    The yellow flowering weed is notoriously difficult to eradicate. Read on to learn how to get rid of dandelions in...


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    If You See a Dryer Sheet in Your Mailbox, This Is What It Means

    There's actually a really good reason for it...


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    30 Common Lawn Weeds and How to ID Them (Plus Free Downloadable Chart)

    Meet the most common botanical interlopers you're likely to find in your garden or vegetable patch, and learn how to...

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    The Top 21 Grasses and How to ID Them (Plus Downloadable Chart)

    Get to know the most common turf grasses you'll see in lawns, ballfields and parks across the U.S., and discover...


    Best Tick Repellents For Your Yard

    Worried about ticks? Don't be! Here are the best ways to get those tiny intrusive pests out of your yard.


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    What Are Lawn Grubs and How Do I Get Rid of Them?

    A few grub worms are no problem. A lot of grubs spell trouble for your yard. Learn how to spot,...


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    10 Lawn Pests That Can Cause Problems

    Spring brings showers, flowers and — unfortunately — many lawn pests. Here's a collection of the most common invaders you...


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    When and Where to Rent a Lawn Aerator

    Renting an aerator is a great way to ensure a healthier lawn. Here's a guide for picking the lawn aerator...

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    7 Best Lawn Fertilizers for Spring

    Your grass is coming out of a long winter slumber and may need a pick-me-up. Here are the best spring...


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    7 Best Organic Fertilizers for Your Lawn

    Organic fertilizer helps you attain a lush lawn and healthy soil without using harsh chemicals. Plus, it's safe for kids...


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    What Is Purslane Weed and How Do I Get Rid of It?

    The "comeback kid" of lawn weeds, purslane weed frustrates with its wily ability to bounce back just when you think...


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    What Is Quackgrass and How Do I Get Rid of It?

    Controlling and getting rid of quackgrass takes persistence, but it can be done. Here's how to kill the invasive perennial...


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    How To Get Rid of Creeping Charlie

    Brought to North America as an ornamental plant, creeping Charlie is now a rampant lawn weed that can quickly overrun...


    NALP Launches Climate Change Campaign for National Lawn Care Month

    Taking care of the environment starts with taking care of your lawn.


    The Home Depot Spring Sale 2021 Is Here

    Bring on spring savings with The Home Depot's sale!


    How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers

    Your dinner guests will never miss your house again once you install these solar-powered house numbers.

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    How to Stop Mole Crickets From Damaging Your Lawn

    Mole crickets are one of the most destructive turf grass pests in the southeastern U.S. Here's how to send them...


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    Are Chinch Bugs Eating My Lawn?

    Despite their tiny size, chinch bugs can wreak havoc on your lawn. Here's how to spot an infestation and get...


    The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners

    From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new home.


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    What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home

    When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider....


    Your Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

    When winter departs, it's time to check for damage and prepare for the hot weather ahead.


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    10 Best Ground Cover Plants

    These hardworking landscape plants make gorgeous ground covers, whether you want to fill in gaps or replace turf grass completely.