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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    10 Earth Friendly Lawn Care Products to Buy

    Grow and maintain a beautiful lawn without harming humans, pets or the environment.

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    What’s the Best Temperature to Start Working on My Lawn?

    Like other lawn care tasks, patience is a virtue when planting grass seed. Reseeding your lawn too early will not...


    Before You Buy a Lawn Tractor: 6 Questions to Answer

    Here’s the info you need to choose the best lawn tractor model for your yard and budget.


    The Best Features to Look for When Buying a Lawn Tractor

    Lawn tractors come in a wide price range. Even the lowest-priced models can cut your mowing time in half compared...


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    Top 10 Lawn-Cutting Do’s and Don’ts to Avoid Grass Damage

    There are definite do's and don'ts when it comes to how to cut grass. Follow these 10 expert mowing tips...

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    10 Flowering Groundcovers

    Flowering groundcovers beautify trouble spots, help with erosion and add a blaze of flowers to home landscaping.


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    When Should You Start Mowing Your Lawn in the Spring?

    Keep these things in mind before mowing your lawn for the first time this spring.



    Sod vs. Seed

    Which should I buy?


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    Should You Cut Wet Grass After it Rains?

    We address the age-old dilemma of whether to cut wet grass or wait until it dries.


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    15 Best Lawn Care Products for 2020

    Get your yard looking great with help from these top-rated lawn care products.


    20 Things to Consider When Buying a Lawn Mower

    There's lots to consider when it comes time to buy a lawn mower


    Should You Consider Hydroseeding for Your Lawn?

    If your lawn needs a little love—whether you have bare spots or are starting a lawn from scratch—you have options....

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    12 Types of Grass and Garden Weeds (and How to Remove Them)

    Grab your sprayers or herbicides, or be ready to tackle by hand some of the peskiest and most persistent lawn...


    12 Tricked-Out Lawn Mowers You Need to See

    Whether you want your machine to go faster or have more style, these tips for tricking out your lawn mower...


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    Weed Whacker Buying Guide

    From ease of use to cutting versatility and maintenance, here's everything you need to know about buying a weed whacker.


    40 Best Lawn Care Products You Need This Spring

    Get you lawn in shape this spring with the best lawn tools available. Check out 40 of the best lawn...


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    What to Know About Artificial Grass

    Have you considered installing artificial grass instead of the real thing? Here's what you should know about this convenient, controversial...


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    10 Common Things a Homeowner Can Be Fined For

    Here's a look at things that can lead to sometimes hefty fines, depending on local laws and covenants, along with...


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    7 Best Lawn Aerators

    For serious lawn care aficionados, an aerator is the ace up their sleeve. If you're ready to get serious, check...


    Deals We Love: Garden Scissors and Pruners

    Get ready to garden with a quality pair of garden scissors or pruners — both on sale now!

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    How To Remove Rust from Metal

    Learn three ways how to remove rust from metal and two ways to prevent rust from coming back


    Lawn Care: How to Repair a Lawn

    Don't give up on your lawn until you try these remedies


    How to Get Started in Welding

    Whether you’d like to build custom cars or just fix a cracked lawn mower deck, learning to weld gives your...


    How to Repair Small Engines: Cleaning the Carburetor

    Don't Google "small engine repair near me" the next time your lawnmower sputters. Learn how to do it yourself. Small...


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    Family Handyman’s Vintage Projects and Tips From the ’60s

    Family Handyman has always taken great pride in teaching readers to DIY through the use of step-by-step projects. To celebrate...


    How to Winterize and Store Garden Hoses

    With old man winter knocking on the door, time to reel in that garden hose. Here are a few tips...