Lawn Care

Pile of dirt from hole in yard.

Identifying the Cause of Holes in Your Lawn

Jan asks, “My lawn is full of holes. What could be causing them, and what should I do about it?”

Small holes in your lawn are almost always caused by a digging or burrowing creature, and before you can address the problem you have to identify the cause.

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Crabgrass growing in lawn

How to Control Crabgrass

Dusty asks, “How do I get rid of crabgrass? I have tried all the over counter products, and I can’t seem to get rid of it.”

Since crabgrass is a grassy weed, it’s not easy to eradicate without killing your grass, too. Read more to find out how to go about it.

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Modified trash can lid with plastic bag inside for bagging leaves.

Tip for Bagging Leaves in Your Yard

Find out how to easily gather leaves in your yard using a plastic garbage can and plastic bags. Watch this video to find out more.

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How to Kill Weeds Using Boiling Water

You don’t have to buy expensive herbicides to kill weeds in the cracks of a driveway or sidewalk. Simply pouring boiling water on the weeds will do the trick without toxic side effects.

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Lawn after applying layer of topsoil.

Top-Dressing to Improve the Soil in Your Lawn

A nice, thick lawn requires healthy soil as its base, but this can be difficult to do once grass is established. The process of adding a thin layer of soil on top of your lawn is a great way to improve it without disturbing existing grass. Learn this technique in five easy steps.

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St. Augustine grass.

How to Spread St. Augustine Grass

Joe asks, “Is there something I can do to make my St. Augustine grass spread more quickly?”

St. Augustine grass spreads both by sending out runners both above and below ground, and is normally a very aggressive spreader. Read on to find out more.

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Weeds growing in yard.

How to Control Weeds in Your Lawn

Confused by the vast number of weed control products crowding the aisles of your garden center? Find out what you need to know to prevent and control weeds in your yard, as well as which products are right for you.

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grass

Choosing Grass for Your Climate

Louise asks, “I need help choosing the right kind of grass seed to plant.”

Choosing the right kind of grass to plant depends on the answers to a few simple questions. Read on to find out more.

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