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  1. Holes in lawn

    Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Our lawn has many holes in it, which I am assuming are various animal tunnels. I've attached some photos of a few examples. What is the best way for me to fill these in? They are a hazard and could cause someone to sprain an ankle. Someone told me I should fill them halfway with gravel and...
  2. Need help with my ugly lawn

    Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Hi, Last year I removed all weed and dead grass. I cover the seeds with fresh lawn soil with straws. Only small area grew new grass. This year, I repeated the same process and most of the area could not grow much grass. I even add fertilizer. Definitely I am not Dr. Green Thumb. I bought...
  3. New Member

    New Member Introductions
    Hi All. My name is Allen Kang. just joined up today, Site looks great and appears full of useful information about lawn care.
  4. Starting lawn on a strip of weeds

    Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Any ideas on what would be best way to seed grass? I have never actually seeded a lawn before.
  5. New Aerating Technique (video)

    Landscaping & Lawn Care
    New aerating technique (video)
  6. New homeowner - what's in my yard?

    Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Hi everyone, We are a couple of former city apartment dwellers who just bought a house and are in way over our head with this whole yard thing. We are still in the city so it's a small yard, but we would like to make a lawn out of it. Attached are some photos of things currently growing in our...
  7. Need some help with my Lawn. Help!!

    Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Hi All, I just bought a house in the Boston MA area. The previous owners did not take care of the lawn or landscaping at all. What is the best way to get to a nice green, weed free lawn. Also what type of grass would you recommend for New England weather and when should I plant. This is what...
  8. Best Riding Lawn Mowers

    Tractors & Mowers
    Hi everyone! I have had an old push-mower for ages, but I really want to buy a new riding mower. What is the best riding lawn mower available on the market today, in y'all's opinions?
  9. Redoing 3'x12' front of house mini lawn

    Landscaping & Lawn Care
    I have this in front of my house now: http://i.imgur.com/Mqo5e.jpg I want to make it look like this: http://i.imgur.com/UQAQG.jpg I know nothing about lawn care with exception of lawn mowing but have done alot of work around the house. What's involved with doing it myself? Do I save...
  10. St. Augustine, FL. Care

    Landscaping & Lawn Care
    On my second year of my first new home and getting the hang of maintaining my St. Augustine lawn (after I killed it). After over a year of trail and error and reading web site after website, I come down to 2 products. Atrazine for weeds; 2 x a year full and spot treating during the year. and...
  11. Repair a dead lawn?

    Gardening Forum
    Hello, I have a small backyard and about 12x12 size lawn. It is completely dead. It grew crab grass and we tried a ton of things to get rid of it then gave up. Now the lawn is completely dead and brown. Am I able to do anything to repair it, or will I need to dig it all out and start over?
  12. How to improve soil under an existing lawn

    Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Several spots in our 2-year old lawn are dying from lack of rain. It appears to be where more builder's sand than topsoil exists, such as where the septic tank and fields exist. Is there a way to improve the soil, and moisture-retaining ability, shy of planting a new lawn? Thank you.
  13. lawn needs help

    Landscaping & Lawn Care
    We live in North Eastern Washington state - cold winters, warm to hot summers and average rainfall of 17". Last year our lawn went bad despite regular care. Many dead areas with some straggly strands of grass, some grass okay, some mushrooms in isolated areas. The lawn was cared for by a...
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