Lawn Care Resources

To maintain a beautiful, lush lawn, it’s important to have the right resources to help you all year round. Below you’ll find how-to guides, up-to-date studies and news regarding lawn care, reviews of essential lawn products and tools, and garden inspiration.

Resources

Lawn

Days Spent Mowing the Lawn by U.S. Region

We determined how long people spend mowing the lawn in their lifetime. Click here to read more.

Lawn

Organic Lawn Care for Beginners

Organic lawn care is an all-natural lawn treatment option that doesn't use any chemicals. Keep reading to learn the benefits of this type of lawn care and which lawn care companies we recommend for natural lawn care services.

Lawn

Most Popular Spring Flower by State

Gardens are filled with different flowers depending on the state. We did the research and found the most popular Spring flower by state.

Lawn

Landscaping Design Tips for Beginners

Start your next DIY project today with our beginner’s guide to landscaping. Learn all about landscape design, budgeting, and when to hire a pro.

Lawn

How to Remove Standing Water in Your Yard

Protect your home and yard by learning how to remove standing water. Check out our top nine fixes that you can do yourself.

Lawn

How to Identify Poison Oak and Other Poisonous Plants

Here’s how to tell the difference between poison oak, poison ivy, and poison sumac—and spot them in your backyard, local parks, and neighborhood.

Lawn

Composting at Home

Create your own black gold in the garden with a compost pile using natural, organic ingredients.

Vibrant spring grass background.
Lawn

Hydroseeding: Spray on Grass Seed for Your Lawn

You’ll learn how spray on grass seed works and what hydroseeding products are on the market for residential use, such as Hydro Mousse.

rolling out sod
Lawn

Sod Installation: How to Find Sod Near Me and Grow Grass

Our guide to finding sod near you will help you determine if sod is the right choice for your lawn.

Blue fertilizer in brown bag on green grass
Lawn

The Complete Guide to Using Lawn Fertilizer

Our guide to lawn fertilizer explains how to choose the right fertilizer for your lawn, read the label, and safely apply the fertilizer to your lawn.

Grass seeds in the hand
Lawn

How to Choose and Plant the Right Grass Seed for Your Lawn

Find the right grass seed for your climate & get the lawn of your dreams with our guide. Discover how you can have a lush, green lawn with the help of TruGreen.

garden fertilizer on gardeners hand
Lawn

3 Reasons to Limit Your Use of Weed and Feed

We’ve done the research on weed and feed, so you can learn why it might not be the best option. We’ve also got tips on how to use it on your lawn if you think it’s right for you.

Garden maintenance details - close up view of industrial grass mower
Lawn

How to Find the Right Lawn Treatment

Each lawn is different and requires consideration of location, types of grasses, and timing of treatments.

Aerial view of a Housing Estate
Lawn

Let a Lawn Service Near You Maintain Your Property

Having a well-maintained yard pays off now and in the future. A healthy lawn requires a lot of work, however, and you may be thinking about hiring a lawn service near you.

a lush english garden in summer
Lawn

The Best Lawn Fertilizer? It Depends on Your Lawn

Finding the best lawn fertilizer will help you maintain lush green grass that’s an inviting backdrop to any activity.

Lawn

How Long Does It Take for Grass to Grow?

A lush, green, established lawn takes patience and attention to achieve. More than that, it takes experience and expertise from someone who has been planting and growing grass for a long time.

Lawn

Best Lawn Treatment for Year-Round Care

Maintaining a healthy, lush lawn isn’t easy, especially when it requires seasonal care. You have to fertilize, water, mow, and maintain proper lawn care. We want to make sure that you’re not just caring for your lawn, but you’re caring for it correctly.

Gardening tools
Lawn

Basic Lawn Maintenance: Hire a Professional or DIY?

Whether you choose to maintain the lawn yourself or hire a professional, it’s good to know the fundamentals. Read on for the basics of lawn maintenance and our recommended lawn care service provider, TruGreen.

Lawn

Best Lawn Mowers

The best lawn mowers have powerful motors and blades that can cut any type of grass or weed and different cutting options for a more precise trim. View our top picks here.

Lawn

The Story Behind the Beloved Adirondack Chair

Most of us are familiar with the Adirondack chair and its quintessential summer charm. Here’s a brief history of the design that became an iconic image of coastal landscapes across the US.

Lawn

How to Grow Bamboo

With the right climate, bamboo can grow in nearly any type of fertile, well-drained soil. Learn how to grow this versatile evergreen and how to care for it throughout the year.

Lawn

8 Fast-Growing Trees for Your Yard

Fast-growing trees are a great landscaping addition, providing shade and privacy to your yard while increasing your property value. Here are eight of our favorites.

Lawn

How to Fertilize Your Lawn

Fertilizing your lawn once or twice a year yields a healthy, verdant, and thriving yard. Learn how and when to fertilize your lawn—and how to pick a fertilizer.

Lawn

Tree Trimming 101

Tree trimming is an annual home maintenance project that keeps your trees healthy and safe. Learn the best time to trim your trees and how to keep them looking great.

Lawn

Community Gardening: Fostering a Closer Connection
with the Land

Community gardens are a great opportunity for city dwellers to grow their own food, eat healthier, live more sustainably, and connect with neighbors. See the contributions of community and urban gardening around the US and how you can get involved.

Lawn

The Beginner’s Guide to Urban Beekeeping

If you’re interested in beekeeping, harvesting honey, and increasing the number of pollinators in your garden, our guide to urban beekeeping is the best place to start.

Lawn

Everything You Need To Know About Pre-Emergent Herbicide

Learn everything you need to know about pre-emergent herbicide: how it works, what to buy, and how and when to apply.

Lawn

Homesteading 101

Find out everything you need to know about homesteading in this helpful guide. You’ll learn how to get started as well as the challenges and benefits you can expect along the way.

Lawn

How to Care for Your Lawn in the Spring

Learn how to properly care for your lawn in the spring with these helpful tips and tricks, from weeding and dethatching to aeration and watering.

Lawn

How to Care for Your Lawn in the Winter

Cold temperatures leave many homeowners at a loss for ways to keep their grass green and healthy. Here are some winter lawn care tips to keep your yard in top shape for spring.

Lawn

How to Get Rid of Crabgrass

If you find crabgrass popping up among your Bahia, Bermuda, and Bluegrass, here are two ways to treat the problem and reclaim your lawn.

Lawn

How to Make Natural Weed Killer

A quick and simple recipe for powerful, all-natural weed killer than can be made with household materials.

Lawn

How to Care for Your Lawn
in the Fall

Adapt your yard to the changing seasons. Prepare for cold weather and the following spring now as the weather cools. Here’s how to care for your lawn in the fall.

Lawn

What You Need to Know About Lawn Aerators

When watering, mowing, and edging are not enough to keep your lawn healthy, using a lawn aerator can inject new life into tired and worn grass.

Lawn

How to Keep Snakes Off Your Lawn and Out of Your Garden

From natural methods to chemical treatments, here are eight methods for repelling snakes in your lawn and garden.

Lawn

How to Care for Your Lawn in the Summer

Summer is a busy time of year for lawn upkeep. Learn how to keep your lawn in top shape this season with our guide to summer lawn care.

Garden

Additional Studies and Information

By continuing to browse or by clicking “OK” you agree to the storing of first- and third-party cookies on your device to enhance site navigation, analyze site usage, and assist in our marketing efforts. Privacy Policy.

OK