Tag Archives: Lawns

How To Revive Your Lawn After Grass Dies

More often than not, it is possible to bring back to life a dead lawn without the need to tear everything down and start all over. However, your success largely depends on how long the grass has been dead. Usually, grass that appears dead for a short period, between 3 to 5 weeks, can successfully…
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Lawn Pests and How to Treat Them

Pests can invade and infest lawns, creating an eyesore of otherwise well-maintained home lawns. Pest infestations in gardens are a common occurrence in many homes, often resulting in damage to not only the grass turf and soil but surrounding structures. The destruction left behind by lawn pests can be devastating; that is why many homeowners…
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Reducing Harmful Insects in Your Lawn

If you are an avid gardener or landscaper, the appearance of your lawn is important to you. You also know that regular tending to your yard and soil can produce beautiful, healthy crops. Unfortunately, there are also insects that can take over your garden and ruin your plants and grass. You can maintain the health…
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Fall Lawn Care Tips

Now that summer is coming to an end, you’ll need to take a different approach to lawn care. While you likely won’t have to do as much to your lawn during the fall season, maintaining the grass will increase the chances that your lawn will be lush and green when warm weather returns. You may…
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Which Grasses Thrive in Different Seasons?

Grasses play an important role in landscaping. Whether you want to use them as borders, ground covers, accents, screens or container gardens, you will need to have the right grass for the season. Otherwise, your lawn will look lush and beautiful in one season and faded and moribund in the next. So, here are some…
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The Best Grass for Extremely Warm Climates

Different species of grasses are suited to different climates. Some grasses flourish in warm climates while others do better in cool climates. So the health and beauty of your lawn depends on how well you have chosen your grass. In the warm and arid parts of southern and southwestern USA, warm-season grasses that are adapted…
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Tips for Keeping Your Lawn Healthy & Green

A green and healthy lawn is not just a feast for the eyes; it gives you a place for recreational activities, helps cool your home by working as a natural air conditioner, releases fresh oxygen into the air to help you breathe easily, and captures dust and dirt (which might otherwise float into your home…
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