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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Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Mow Your Lawn Every Week

If you're in the habit of mowing your lawn at least once a week, you may want to consider mowing...



How to Make Stay-Put Downspout Extensions

This trick will keep those downspouts in place


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20 Most Common Mistakes People Make with Their Lawn

Maintain your lawn by learning how to avoid common mistakes.


9 Home and Garden Tools That are Easy On Your Back

Caring for and maintaining your lawn and garden can be backbreaking work. Ease that pain with these ergonomic tools and...


Here’s Why You Need to Leave Grass Clippings On The Lawn

Gathering up those grass clippings has always been an integral part of the lawn care routine. But after looking at...


How to Get Nonslip Mower Treads

Retread old, bald lawn mower tires with a knobby bicycle tire for extra traction on hilly terrain.


Better Lawn Mower Traction

Climb hills better with this genius handy hint.

10 Lawn Ornaments You’ll Either Love or Hate

Flaming flamingos, grumpy gnomes and bumbling Bigfoot—check out this must-see collection of lawn ornaments some people would treasure and others...


Homeowner’s Guide to a Weed-Free Landscape

Don't let your landscape get overtaken by weeds this season! We've got solutions for banishing even the most troublesome invaders,...


Garden and Lawn Maintenance Tips

Yard maintenance: Our experts weigh in with their best tips ever about how to get a healthy and beautiful lawn...


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10 Lawn Care Myths You Really Need To Stop Believing

When to fertilize, when to water, how short to cut the grass. You've surely heard one or more of these...


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Grass Seed Broadcaster

Plastic berry containers have more uses than simply keeping your fruit fresh. The holes in the bottom make them perfect...


10 Ornamental Grasses to Grow in Your Yard

Ornamental grass is beautiful, boisterous and bountiful. They're also easy to grow and pretty much deer- and drought-tolerant. Here are...


10 Fall Projects for Your Lawn and Garden

Taking a little time in the fall to do work in and around your lawn and garden can pay off...


Severe Weather Guide: How to tie big items down

You've probably seen the photos of plastic drinking straws driven into telephone poles during a hurricane. If high winds can...


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What Is the Best Height to Cut Grass?

There is more to a healthy lawn than watering and fertilizing.

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How to Sharpen a Lawn Mower Blade

A sharp lawn mower blade will help keep your grass healthy.


How To Kill Weeds With Broadleaf Herbicide

Learn how to mix and apply concentrated broadleaf herbicide to eliminate pesky weeds in the yard.


Everything You Need for a Backyard Movie Theater

An outdoor movie night isn't just for a park or public lawn — you can create a DIY backyard movie...


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Easy Lawn Care Tips

Get a greener, healthier lawn with less work!


How to Fix Lawn Spots

5 Remedies for your hurting turf


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13 Tips for Getting Rid of Crabgrass for Good

Follow these tips to defend your turf from crabgrass and be one step closer to having a perfect lawn

Five Easy Ways to Reduce Yard Work

Make yardwork less of a chore with these tips.


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Fall Lawn Care: Keep a Healthy Yard Through Winter

Lawn care tips you need to do in winter.


11 Tips for a Lush Lawn

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


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6 Most Common Types of Maple Trees

Learn the species of maple trees most commonly found in the United States, and how to tell them apart.


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How Can You Reuse and Repurpose Dry Leaves?

Instead of tossing them, turn dry leaves into free fertilizer, mulch, bird refuges and more.


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Tips for Preparing the Lawn for the Fall

Make your life easier in the spring by being proactive in the fall. Check out these tips for getting your...