Lawn Care

Lawn care is important in maintaining a beautiful home. Learn everything you need to know about lawn care, from sprinklers to composting to planting a lawn.

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Whether you're growing prize roses for a state fair or planting cucumbers and potatoes for the table, you want those plants to thrive. Find out how irrigation systems can help keep our gardens lush and beautiful.

By Shane Speck

Oscillating sprinklers are great for watering a square area. But what if your lawn has curves? Traveling sprinklers spray the water exactly where you want it. Find out how they travel around your yard so you don't have to.

By Kristen Young

They say the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence. Why is that? Do you want a lawn that looks like a pristinely manicured golf course, a plush green carpet surrounding your house? Learn how to take your lawn from wilting mess to suburban Eden.

By Tom Harris

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Dursban is a chemical that is widely used in the agricultural industry to help keep pests away from crops. Find out how the pesticide Dursban works with the help of this article.

Every year, there comes a time to pull out the oscillating sprinklers. Ever wonder just what makes an oscillating sprinkler oscillate? Find out!

By Marshall Brain

Mowing your lawn is a chore that has to be done by many homeowners to keep up the curb appeal of their home. But what is the most efficient way to mow your yard? Find out with the help of this article.

In built-in lawn sprinkling systems, there is a device called an anti-siphon valve. What is it for and how does it work? Find out what this part of an irrigation system does with the help of this article.

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What is fertilizer and why do plants need it? What do the three numbers on most bags of fertilizer mean?