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

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Is Cogongrass Taking Over Your Lawn?

Cogongrass is a harmful weed you definitely don’t want around your home. This guide will show you how to spot and control a cogongrass infestation in your lawn and garden.

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Guide To Raking Leaves

Fall foliage is beautiful but quickly results in a pile of leaves in its aftermath. Read our guide to raking leaves for our pro tips on the type of rake you should use and the best landscaping techniques.

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How Your Lawn Care Contributes to Climate Change

Lawn care is important in transforming a house into a home. However, it also has the power to negatively impact the climate. Read this guide to understand the environmental impacts of American lawn care and what you can do to reduce your yard’s carbon footprint.

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The Average Yard Size by State and City

Does it seem like yards keep getting smaller and smaller? We did a study to find out. In this article, we discuss our findings.

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10 Essential Lawn and Garden Tools for Fall

Fall is the ideal time to refresh your lawn and garden from the summer heat and prepare it for winter’s chilly temps. We’ll explain what you need for seasonal lawn care in your functional fall toolbox.

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Guide To Reusing Water for Gardening

A blistering summer means more water for your lawn and garden, which translates to higher utility bills. This article will help you save money while still keeping your plants green with ways to reuse water for your garden.

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How To Get Your Garden Ready for Fall Weather

As the warmer months end and winter winds begin whipping through, you’ll want to get your garden ready. This article will cover everything you need to know about fall garden prep.

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How to Edge a Lawn: Step-by-Step Guide

Do you want to learn how to edge your lawn? Click here for a step-by-step guide explaining how to effectively and efficiently edge a lawn.

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The Best Grass for Every Region

Read our guide to find the best type of grass for your climate and region. We’ll discuss different varieties of turfgrass and how they stack up in regards to sunlight needs, drought tolerance, maintenance requirements, and more.

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The Top Do’s and Don’ts of Composting

Composting is a great way to help the environment while also making great fertilizer. This list of do’s and don’ts will help you avoid some of this practice's most common mistakes.

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How To Keep Your Grass Healthy in a Heat Wave

While some grasses can weather summer’s record-breaking temperatures, cool-season grasses don’t fare so well. This article gives you all the tips to keep your lawn alive and healthy during summer.

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The Best Grass Seed for Overseeding a Lawn (2022)

Overseeding your lawn can be a great way to fill it in and bring life to your yard. We break down the best grass seed for overseeding.

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The 6 Best Grass Seeds for Sandy Soil (2022)

Sandy soil can be a hassle if you try to plant grass. Our guide provides the best grass seeds for sandy soil to help your lawn thrive.

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How to Revive Dead Grass: The Step-by-Step Guide

Dealing with dead grass in your yard? This step-by-step guide gives you the best tips on how to revive dead grass.

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How to Get Rid of Dandelions: Bests Ways To Remove & Prevent

Dandelions can be annoying to have in your turf, so we created a how to guide to get rid of dandelions in your yard.

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What Is Rewilding, and Does It Help the Local Environment?

Rewilding is a growing online movement and landscaping trend that aims to bring the natural world to your backyard. This article discusses its roots, how it shaped into the movement it is today, and how you can rewild your backyard.

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8 Fall Lawn Maintenance Projects to Complete Before the First Freeze

Fall lawn care involves restoring your yard from the scorching summer heat and preparing it for the first freeze of winter. Read our guide for eight must-do maintenance projects for a flourishing fall lawn.

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Best Tips for Growing Centipede Grass Thick and Looking Great

Centipede grass is easy to care for, but you want to make sure your lawn looks as lush as possible. Our guide gives you the best tips to make your grass thicker.

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How To Fix a Patchy Lawn

Struggling with a patchy, ugly lawn that’s costing you compliments? Read our guide on how to fix a patchy lawn with DIY methods using grass seed or sod.

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7 Best Grass for High Traffic Areas & Lawns (2022)

Are you looking for a variety of grass that withstands heavy traffic? Click here to learn which 7 varieties are the best grass for high traffic areas.

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A Guide to Fertilizer For New Grass Seed

Just planted a new lawn? Find out all the benefits of using fertilizer and use our how-to guide for the best ways to keep your new grass seed thriving.

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How To Get Rid of Moles in Your Yard: A Step-by-Step Guide

Moles can be a huge nuisance to your yards health. Our guide gives you step-by-step instructions on how to get rid of moles in your yard. Check it out!

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How to Get Rid of Weeds in Your Lawn’s Grass

Weeds can be a nuisance for your lawn, so our guide goes step by step on how to get rid of weeds in your lawn’s grass. Check it out!

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How Much Time Americans Spend Mowing in Their Lifetime

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

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How to Get Rid of Mushrooms in Your Lawn in 8 Steps

Mushrooms can spread quickly through your lawn. We give you the best tips on how to get rid of mushrooms and keep them at bay.

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How To Find The Best Lawn Care Professional

Finding the best lawn care professional for you can be a challenge. Our guide outlines the best companies for lawn care to help maintain your lawn with ease.

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DIY Guide: How to Level a Yard

An uneven yard can be dangerous to your home, health, and lawn. Learn about our top tips on how to level a yard so that you can address your uneven yard.

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Ultimate Guide for How to Grow Fescue Grass

Fescue grass can look great all year with the proper care. Check out our guide for the best tips on how to grow fescue grass.

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How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes in Your Yard

Do you have pesky mosquitoes living in your yard? Check out our guide for the best tips on getting rid of mosquitoes.

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How to Get Rid of Moss in Your Lawn

Pesky moss growing in your lawn? Check out our guide for the best tips on getting rid of moss in your lawn.

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Best Fertilizer Numbers for Spring and Summer

Looking for the best fertilizer numbers for your lawn? Check out our guide on how to identify the best numbers for spring and summer.

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How To Use a Leaf Blower: The Complete Guide

Interested in clearing your yard of leaves in no time? Read our article to learn more about how to use a leaf blower safely and effectively.

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Best Natural Ways To Control And Kill Weeds

Weeds are the bane of every home gardener and lawn care enthusiast. In this article, we go over the best natural ways to control and kill weeds.

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How To Kill a Tree Stump: The Complete Guide

Interested in getting rid of that unsightly tree stump in your yard? Read this guide to learn about the many ways you can kill a tree stump.

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How To Improve Your Yard’s Drainage: The Complete Guide

Well-drained soil is crucial to a healthy lawn and garden. Read our complete guide on how to improve your yard’s drainage with compost, aeration, and more.

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Eco-Friendly Ways To Clean The Outside Of Your House

Cleaning the outside of your house is key to long-term maintenance. We’ll show you eco-friendly ways to clean your home’s exterior with the environment in mind.

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Best Organic Lawn Fertilizer (2022 Review)

Our article explores the seven best organic lawn fertilizers to help you select the right treatment for a healthy lawn.

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DIY Guide: How To Make A Mason Jar Wind Chime

Wind chimes add a touch of color and beautiful music to your garden. We’ll show you how to make your own DIY mason jar wind chime in five easy steps.

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Best Organic Lawn Services (2022 Review)

Our guide covers the best organic lawn care services and advice on choosing the best lawn service for your needs.

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How To Test Your Yard’s Soil Texture

Soil texture is determined by the percentage of sand, silt, and clay in a sample. In this article, we’ll show you how to test your yard’s soil texture and more.

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