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5 Best Sprinklers (2024 Guide)

If you’re looking to keep your grass hydrated and healthy during the dry season, read our review to learn about today's best sprinklers.

Best Hummingbird Feeders (2024 Guide)

In this round-up and comprehensive buying guide, we take a look at some of the best hummingbird feeders on the market.

Fescue Grass 101: What It Is and How to Grow It

Fescue is a perennial grass that’s known for being climate-tolerant and a popular choice among northern homeowners. Read our guide to learn what you can expect when you grow a fescue lawn.

All About Zero-Turn Lawn Mowers

Made for maneuvering, zero-turn mowers can help you make light work of larger landscapes. Here’s how to determine if a zero-turn mower is the right machine for you.

5 Alternatives to Grass Lawns

Consider using a substitute for grass lawn in your yard, and never mow again.

How to Save Water in a Desert Backyard

Ask This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook replaces a water-guzzling lawn with a desert appropriate alternative

How to Revitalize a Lawn

Ask This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shares some DIY Smarts as he tends to a lawn that was seeded in the summer and is not doing well.

What Are Lawn Weeds Trying to Tell You?

Determine your growing condition problems based on the weeds that thrive in them

Which Grass is Best for Your Area?

Choose types adapted to your local climate and soil conditions. The newest varieties have greater resistance to drought and disease and need less maintenance

Water the Lawn With Your Saturday Night Bath

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

25 Years of Innovation: Lawn Tractors

Did you ever think you'd need a cell-phone outlet on your lawn mower? Times have changed!