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The Best Weed Killers for Your Lawn for 2021

Wondering how to choose the best weed killer for your lawn? Read on to learn how weed killers work, how to apply these products, and our recommendations for the top weed killers.

The Best Lawn Care in Tampa (2021)

The best lawn care companies in Tampa offer a variety of services, widespread availability, and decades of experience. TruGreen, Weed Man, and Lawn Doctor are the best in the business in Tampa.

How to Revive St. Augustine Grass

Believe it or not, struggling St. Augustine grass can be revived. Here are the steps to get it green again—and how to prevent it from suffering in the first place.

How to Get Rid of Clover in Your Lawn Naturally

If you don’t want clover taking over your lawn, there are several natural and organic ways to get rid of it—no harsh chemicals needed.

TruGreen Review: Dallas, TX Lawn Care

Homeowners in Dallas can turn to TruGreen for lawn care services like fertilization and weed control.

TruGreen Review: Denver, CO Lawn Care

Denver residents can benefit from top lawn care provider TruGreen’s annual plans and a la carte services.

TruGreen vs Lawn Doctor (2021)

TruGreen and Lawn Doctor may be at the top of your list for lawn care companies, but which one has the right plans for you?

TruGreen vs. Weed Man (2021)

If you’re looking for lawn care companies, you’ve probably heard of TruGreen and Weed Man, two of the top names in the industry. We’ll help you find out which one is the best for you.

How Long to Water Your Lawn (2021)

Knowing how often, how deeply, and for how long to water your lawn can be tricky. Just read this handy guide to learn everything you need to know about the proper way to water.

Brown Spots in Grass: Identification and Prevention

Your lawn could have brown spots for a variety of reasons—fungus, excessive thatch, and poor soil quality, to name a few. We’ll show you how to identify, repair, and prevent brown spots.

NaturaLawn of America Review (2021)

If you’re looking for environmentally friendly lawn care services, NaturaLawn of America may be right for you.

How to Grow Grass Fast

There’s no secret trick to get grass to grow overnight, but here are the top tips to get your grass to grow in thick and lush as fast as it can.

Lawn Aeration: Why It’s Important and How to Do It

Lawn aeration is key to lawn maintenance, but you might not always know when you need it. Read this aeration to guide to learn how, when, and why to aerate your lawn.

The Complete Guide to Lawn Fertilizer Services

Fertilization is key for a healthy, thriving lawn, but it can take a lot of work and expertise. Consider hiring a professional lawn fertilizer service to get a gorgeous, healthy lawn.

Summer Lawn Care Tips (2021)

Wondering how to care for your lawn in the summer? We have all the top tips to keep your lawn lush in the hot summer months.

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 Restore a Lawn Full of Weeds

Read our handy guide on how to restore a weedy, patchy lawn to its former glory.

What is Hydroseeding?

Hydroseeding is a convenient, cost-effective way to plant grass seed, but like seeding and laying sod, it has its pros and cons.

TruGreen Lawn Care Review (2021)

TruGreen is among the most recognizable brands in the lawn care industry. It offers a wide variety of plans and a la carte services, and it has a broad national reach.

Spring Lawn Care Tips (2021)

Taking care of your lawn in the spring is the key to a lush, healthy lawn all year-round. Here are the top tips to achieve your dream lawn.

Summer Checklist: Small Projects that Pay Off

Warm weather has finally arrived! It’s time to head outside and give your house and landscape some TLC.


Why is This Lawn Patchy?

Ask This Old House landscape contractors Roger Cook and Jenn Nawada share DIY Smarts tips for killing weeds without hurting the lawn.


How to Grow Grasses on the Prairie

Ask This Old House landscape designer Jenn Nawada partners with an ecologist in Cheyenne, Wyoming to learn about different types of prairie grasses and how to care for them

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 Choose and Use Lawn Sprinklers

Watering smartly with This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook.

Best Tick Killers of 2021

Ticks are not only a nuisance to your vegetation, but they can also carry harmful diseases. To keep your pets and family from getting sick, read our review on the best tick killers below. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.


How to Fix a Patchy, Weedy Lawn

This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook resuscitates a dying lawn


How to Install a Robotic Lawnmower

Ask This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook and host Kevin O’Connor install a robotic lawnmower


How to Choose an Eco-Friendly Lawn Mower

This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook discusses options and features of non-gasoline-powered mowers.

Cordless Lawn Mowers That Won’t Quit

We’re living in the golden age of cordless lawn mowers. Not long ago, these quiet, smokeless cutters had anemic batteries that made you wish you were mowing with gas.

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 Choose a Riding Lawn Mower

Looking for the best riding lawn mower? This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook takes a quick look at some options.