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Controlling crabgrass --Early spring is the time of year to think about preventing annual crabgrass in your lawn.

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How to Get Rid of Crabgrass

How to Get Rid of Crabgrass: Follow these tips to defend your turf from crabgrass and be one step closer to having a perfect lawn

Crabgrass Defender Stops Weeds Before They Start! Crabgrass Defender is the all-natural way to stop weeds before they grow. Crabgrass Defender pre-emergent weed control prevents crabgrass, clover, creeping bentgrass, dandelions, foxtail, lamb's-quarters, perslane, smart weed, redroot pigweed, barnyardgrass and many other weeds. There's really no need to spray your lawn with unsafe chemicals, simply spread Crabgrass Defender twice a year for effective weed control.

Crabgrass is a warm-season, annual grass. Find out how it differs from some other lawn weeds commonly mistaken for crabgrass. Learn how to deal with all of them in your lawn.

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Weed Identification Guide

Weed Identification Guide Chickweed Type: Broadleaf annual Size: 6 inches tall, 12 inches wide Where it grows: Lawn, garden, and landscape areas with rich, moist soil in sun or shade Appearance: Lush green mats studded with small, star-shape flowers. Control: Mulch to prevent it in gardens or use a pre-emergence herbicide in early spring; pull plants by hand.

Weeds are killers! It’s hard to keep them out of your yard, and they look so bad when they are there. If you use these 3 tips, your lawn will look and feel so much better. 1. Naturally prevent weeds with corn gluten meal. Spring is the best time to …

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How to Prevent Crabgrass and Other Annual Weeds

prevent crabgrass and other annual weeds

Fall is the time to improve your soil for next year's crop. Use these 10 tips to improve your soil for spring planting. Super easy, but you need to do them now.

~Now's the time to be planning your spring garden. Lavender is great for bumblebees, honeybees, butterflies and hummingbird hawkmoths and a great addition to any outdoor space. Fancy giving it a go? Here's a handy how-to guide to get you started~

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Lawn Mower Blade Sharpening

Sharpen the blade twice each season to help maintain a green, healthy lawn. A sharp blade not only cuts blades clean so grass plants recover quickly, it helps reduce your lawn mowing time. Learn how to sharpen your lawn mower blade at

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Lawn Care: How to Repair a Lawn

DIY: How to go from a scraggly lawn to a golf course lawn in one season.

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11 Tips for a Lush Lawn

11 #Tips for a Lush #Lawn: Set Your Mower Blade at the Right Height to Control Weeds

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The Best Garden Bed Edging Tips

Brick garden edge that you can run a lawn mower over

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DIY Tip of the Day: Shade Solutions. Reseeding that shady strip of “almost” lawn year after year gets old, doesn’t it? So stop trying so hard. Instead, plant shade-loving ground covers. For a lush, textured look, blend ajuga, periwinkle, euonymus, pachysandra and hosta. These ground covers are all hardy through Zone 4, can take light foot traffic and are vigorous spreaders.

Bulbs in a bucket! Old buckets filled with bulbs are a great way to recycle unused items and add color to a porch or patio. Follow Fernwood for other ideas like this one!