Caring for Your Yard

Do you have questions about how to care for your yard, lawn, and garden? Fortunately, there are answers, from picking the right plants to watering, fertilizing, and staking.You might want to install a brand-new lawn, or you might just want to rejuvenate the one you have; discover how to start one from seed or sod and give yourself a lush, green carpet underfoot.

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Our lawn-care calendar will show you what to do, and when, for the lawn of you...

Use our guide to prevent and control weeds in your garden.

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