Maintaining lawns can be a nightmare…
but it doesn’t have to be.
We give you simple, step-by-step guides to squash weeds and grow healthy grass so you can be proud of owning the best yard on the block.
For decades, beginning in the late 1970s and persisting well into the 2000s, if you were to open your Sunday newspaper you’d find tucked somewhere inside it a glossy ad touting the benefits of zoysia. The advertisers were selling plugs of zoysia grass; plant them in a bare yard, you were told, and be patient, […] More
It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out how to grow a beautiful lawn, but it does require some careful planning. Growing a verdant, healthy lawn starts with the right timing. Once you know the best time to plant grass seed, you’ll be able to maximize your time so you have to do as […] More
If you want a lawn that’s worthy of your neighbors’ envy, it’s no question you need to put in the time and effort to cultivate it. A thick, lush lawn doesn’t happen overnight. Instead, it requires some careful planning and attention to see results. Grass grows the best when your regional climate matches the specific type […] More
Whether you’re an avid gardener or just looking to renovate your own lawn, you may have heard of aerating your soil. It’s an easy, simple, and quick process that can reap your garden or lawn massive benefits in a comparatively short amount of time. Aerating your soil involves perforating it with small holes in order […] More
Clover is a plant with many identities. To some it is a weed, to others a desirable part of a home lawn, to others a feed crop and to still others a source of fascination, religious symbolism and perhaps, good luck. What is Clover? Clover is a commonly used name for the genus Trifolium, a […] More
Beloved by young children who enjoy blowing their seeds in the wind but despised by those who tend to their gardens and yard, dandelions are arguably the most well known weed on the planet. Ridding them from a home lawn is not difficult but requires an understanding of the plant and its somewhat unique growth […] More
It’s hard to find a homeowner that thinks weeds are a great addition to their landscape. There is no question that weeds are a constant battle, and finding a way to keep them in control, aside from having to pull them all by hand is quite important. Spending your summer on your hands and knees […] More
Few weeds provoke greater ire for those who tend to their lawns than crabgrass. Arriving in most areas in early to mid summer, crabgrass is acutely invasive and capable of taking over entire yards if left unchecked. Its pale, green color and low growing habit stand out and make it a particularly conspicuous eyesore in […] More