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4 Types of Grass That Can Be Planted in Fall and Winter

Know these types of grasses before planting or laying down sod this fall or winter.

What is Sphagnum Peat Moss and How Do I Use It?

Sphagnum peat moss is a popular material for many gardeners. But is it right for your garden?


How Droughts Affect Lawn Care

Droughts don't have to be a death sentence for your grass.


8 Lawn Mower Brands To Consider

Here are some of the most trusted brands of lawnmowers for DIYers, whether you have your first home with a...


7 Versatile Weed Wacker Parts and Attachments

Turn your string trimmer into an entirely different tool with these game-changing attachments.

Homeowner’s Guide to Tree Pruners and Loppers

Pruning a tree is a lot easier if you have the right tools. Here's everything you need to know about...


What to Know About Digging Bars

Learn more about these versatile and powerful digging tools here.

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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....


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Yard Safety Tips for Commonly Used Equipment

Injuries can occur if the right safety precautions aren't adhered to while using lawn and garden equipment. Here are simple...


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 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...

NALP Launches Climate Change Campaign for National Lawn Care Month

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


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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When Should I Fertilize My Lawn?

The more you know, the more your grass will grow. Here are the best ways to maximize your lawn fertilization...


10 Earth Friendly Lawn Care Products to Buy

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


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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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.



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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.


20 Things to Consider When Buying a Lawn Mower

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


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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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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Here’s Why Burning Leaves Is a Bad Idea

Burning leaves might be the most convenient way to get rid of fallen leaves from your lawn. But that doesn't...


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When You Can Officially Stop Cutting Your Lawn

Learn when the proper time is for you to quit mowing your lawn. It might be later than you think....


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7 Ways to Prepare Your Lawn for the Fall

Learn the best ways to prep your lawn for fall.


50 Crucial Fall Maintenance Tasks You Should Never Forget

You'll definitely regret skipping over any of these important home maintenance tasks this fall.


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11 Shrubs You’ll Regret Planting

Some are garden thugs, others are maintenance hogs or one-hit wonders. Don't bother planting these shrubs.


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What To Know About Turf Grass

What's the common denominator in nearly every yard? Turf grass. Find out what's so special about this ubiquitous landscape plant.