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How To Care For Your Lawn In a Drought

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Do you have a lawn that is affected by drought? Unfortunately, lawn alternatives are your only guaranteed defense against drought damaging your lawn. No more brown patches, just all-over, glorious green for good.  But if you are a real-grass purist battling a long spell without any rain, lawn care takes extra special attention during a drought. Try …

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Finding the Best Weed Eaters: Buyers Guide

Man trimming grass with a string weed eater.

Weed eaters, also known as string trimmers, can tame your garden where your mower won’t reach. If you’re longing for a meticulously manicured garden, you absolutely need one of these tools. We’ve cut through all available electric and gas-powered grass trimmers varieties to bring you the best models on the market right now. Read our …

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10 Drought-Tolerant Lawn Alternatives

Decorative wooden carts with flowers on a lawn made of clover on the background of a wooden house and trees

Whether you live somewhere that tends to be dry and warm all summer long or are simply looking to conserve water, there’s one simple answer for keeping your lawn looking green and lush: drought-tolerant lawn alternatives. While turf lawns are a traditional and visually appealing choice for your yard, they do come with plenty of …

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5 Reasons You Should Use Sand on Your Lawn

using sand to benefit your lawn

The practice of “top dressing” grass with a layer of sand began on golf courses. Now, given how inexpensive and readily available sand is, many gardeners are curious about the benefits of applying it to their own lawns. The truth is that sand can work wonders in helping you solve specific lawn challenges. But don’t …

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