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- Is your lawn looking a little ragged? »
With the onset of hot, humid summer weather in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic region lawns become susceptible to a disease called brown patch. Learn more about this disease and how to manage it in your lawn.
- How to fix dead patches in the lawn »
Patchy dead spots can come from all sorts of directions, including fungal diseases, animal and grub damage, heat and drought. Follow these steps to successfully repair dead patches in your lawn.
- How to get your weedy lawn back under control »
It’s astonishing how fast weeds can gain a foothold in the lawn. Don't let the weeds outcompete the grass. Here are some tips to help you mount a good weed defense for your lawn.
- New Year. New Lawn. »
If your lawn is more battleground than backyard retreat, it’s time to dig in. Lawn repair may not be as difficult as you think.
- Brown spots or red patches may signal lawn disease »
A lawn that's anything but a shade of green is not well. Dollar spot and Red thread are a two fungal problems that this article helps to identify and treat.
- Crabgrass myths exposed »
7 myths of crabgrass control: Don't let them discourage you from controlling and killing crabgrass.
- Weed control in the home lawn »
Learn how to kill crabgrass, dandelions and other lawn weeds.
- Crabgrass preemergent strategies for cool season grasses »
Understand the choices and the best way to control crabgrass before it germinates.
- Dandelion (aka. broadleaf) weed control in lawns »
Broadleaf weeds, which include dandelions, are some of the most pervasive and difficult to control lawn weeds, learn how to control them.
- Preventing thatch in lawns »
Thatch causes thinning and makes the lawn more susceptible to disease and weeds. Learn measures to reduce thatch.
- Voles and moles in the lawn »
Voles and moles have little in common other than a presence in lawns, learn how to identify and control them.
- Tips to control grubs in the lawn »
Grubs can be a recurring problem in the lawn. Get some tips to control this pest.
- Snow mold spots in the lawn »Here are some steps you can take to help prevent these unsightly molds occuring in your home lawn
- Sow grass seed, fight crabgrass—at the same time! »
Bare ground invites weeds, so sowing grass seed makes sense to crowd out weeds. Here's how to encourage new lawn growth, while preventing crabgrass.
- Three common lawn weeds controlled for the season in one step »
- Spots on leaves signal disease »The spots before your eyes on your prize plants can be a concern. Proper diagnosis, and treatment, if necessary will give you peace of mind if steps are taken as warranted.