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How to Edge a Lawn in 10 Easy Steps

If you’ve never edged a lawn before, don’t worry—we’ll teach you how to get the neatest, nicest edges around your walkways and garden beds.

How to Get Rid of Creeping Charlie

Creeping Charlie is a pernicious weed you don’t want in your lawn. We’ll show you how to get rid of it.

How to Prep Your Lawn for Winter

The end of summer signals the best time to lay the groundwork for a lush field of grass come spring.

A Guide to Manual Lawn Mowers

A lawn mower is essential equipment for anyone who wants a trim and tidy lawn. This Old House's experts tell you how to choose the best push lawn mower for your grass-cutting needs.

How to Treat Your Lawn Organically

Break your lawn's addiction to synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides and choose organic lawn care instead.

Your Toughest Lawn Questions Answered

The TOH pros tackle the obstacles standing between you and the lush lawn of your dreams

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How to Maintain a Lawn

In this video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook and host Kevin O'Connor discuss best practices for keeping a lawn lush and green

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How to Reseed a Lawn

This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shows how to breathe new life into an old, tired lawn

How to Rejuvenate a Dying Lawn

Advice from TOH landscape contractor Roger Cook on how to revive a half-dead yard of grass

How to Deal With Common Lawn Problems

How to diagnose lawn problems like grubs, dog damage, dry spots, moss, and more.

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How to Maintain a Lawn Organically

This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shows an environmentally safe way to grow a greener, healthier lawn.

How to Start a New Lawn Like a Pro

Want a fresh lawn in your yard? We lined up the experts to help you choose the right turf and the best way get the greenest lawn in the neighborhood.

The Anatomy of a Lawn Mower

It's easier to diagnose and fix problems when you know the right vocabulary. Get to know your mower

Water the Lawn With Your Saturday Night Bath

These three gray-water retrofits can shrink your water bill—forever

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How to Install A Low-Cost Lawn Sprinkler

In this how-to video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook offers an easy, affordable way to water your grass.

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How to Fertilize a Lawn

In this how-to video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook and host Kevin O'Connor discuss proper techniques for feeding a lush, green lawn.

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How to Mow a Lawn

In this how-to video, learn lawn mowing tips from This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook

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How to De-thatch a Lawn

In this how-to video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook breathes new life into a suffocating lawn.

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How to Revive a Dead Lawn

In this how-to video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook saves an old lawn.

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How to Lay Artificial Turf

In this how-to video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook creates a super-durable, all-season faux-grass play area.

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How to Remove Crabgrass

In this how-to video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook rids a lawn of stubborn crabgrass

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How to Install an Automatic Sprinkler System

In this how-to video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shows how to install an automatic lawn sprinkler system

When Lawn Mowers Won't Start

Blame it on the fuel, or lack of it

Grasses With Attitude

Ornamental grasses are a cinch to grow, and they won't fade into the background.