Lawn Care

Fertilizing lawn with spreader.

When Is the Best Time of Year to Fertilize Lawn Grass

Whether to fertilize your lawn in the fall or spring depends on your climate and the type of grass in your yard. Watch this video to find out more.

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Julie Day Jones and Danny Lipford planting shrubs.

Lawn Care and Planting Tips for Your Yard

Watch this video for tips on how to care for your lawn, plant flowers and shrubs, install a composite deck, and refinish wood furniture.

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Pulling weeds by hand.

Tips for Controlling Weeds in Your Yard

Weeds are a problem in every yard, and the best prevention is to make sure the grass in your lawn is healthy. Watch this video for some tips on how to deal with weeds in your lawn.

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Lawn with healthy, green grass.

Tips on How to Have a Healthy Lawn

A healthy lawn requires grass that’s suited for your area, good soil, the right nutrients, enough water, and proper mowing. Watch this video to find out how to improve your lawn.

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Roundup (glyphosate) Weed Killer

When to Plant After Using Roundup Weed Killer

Ron asks, “How long do I have to wait to plant after spraying weeds with Roundup?”

While Roundup (glyphosate) weed killer breaks down quickly, you should wait a few days before planting. Read on to find out more.

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Danny Lipford wetting down completed concrete stone path.

DIY Improvement Projects for Your Yard

Watch this video for tips on how to landscape and maintain your yard, as well as three great DIY backyard improvement projects, including how to pour a concrete path, build forms and pour curbing, and install a garden arbor.

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Flowers on crabapple tree

Problem Growing Grass Under Crabapple Trees

Jean asks, “We’ve been having trouble getting grass to grow under our flowering crabapple tree. Is it emitting something that kills the grass?”

Crabapples aren’t known for emitting a chemical that kills grass, but it can be hard to grow grass under trees. Read on to find out more.

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Grass seedlings poking up through straw mulch.

Benefits of Spreading Straw or Mulch Over Grass Seed

Jack asks, “Why is new grass seed covered with straw? Can any kind of straw be used?”

Straw or other mulch over newly planted grass seed holds in moisture to keep the seeds from drying out. Read on to find out more.

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