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Lawn Care

Did you just move into that new house only to realize that your lawn needs some serious work? From tips and tricks to step-by-step guides, we have everything you need to know about lawn care. Learn how to cut grass like a pro, revamp your flowerbeds, and even DIY landscape with MYMOVE.

15 Creative Desert Landscape Ideas

If you’ve recently moved to a desert area, or have plans to, think about ways to transform your home into a unique paradise with creative desert landscape ideas.

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How Long Does it Take for Grass to Grow?

There are a variety of factors that can affect grass seed germination. Here’s a look at how long it may take your grass seed to grow and why.

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When to Fertilize Your Lawn and Other Fertilizer Tips

If you’re seeking that perfect green grass, you’ll likely need to invest in lawn fertilizer at some point. Trying to figure out how often and when to fertilize your lawn can be tricky. Despite their best efforts, many people find themselves struggling to get their lawns to sprout while their neighbors have grass that’s full and verdant.

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Is Now a Good Time to Start a Home Garden?

Home gardening, especially among millennials, is more popular than ever. Between 2008 and 2013, there was a 63% rise in millennial gardening. Now that most of the nation is staying home to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, it could be the perfect time to start a home garden (as long as you don’t violate […]

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The Best Types of Grass for Your Lawn

Different types of grass do better in different climates, and knowing these factors can help you build a healthy lawn that your family can enjoy. That starts with knowing what kind of varieties grow well in your climate and area. It might sound daunting to make a decision, but it’s easy to narrow down a […]

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Find the Best Weed Killer to Achieve Your Lawn Goals This Spring

Stubborn weeds can halt progress in your garden and ruin your lawn’s appeal. Fortunately, using the best weed killer can rid your yard of intrusive plants. Learn about the best weed killers of 2020 for your specific lawn needs. Whether you’re a gardener, a pet owner, or need to treat a whole yard, there are […]

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How to Use Weed & Feed to Revive Your Lawn

Lawn care experts and green-thumb DIYers often use weed & feed to produce beautiful lawns and flower beds. Whether you’re keeping your lawn lush or needing to revive some of that emerald green color, using this product is a must. So what is it, and how is weed & feed used to create lush, beautiful […]

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How to Get Rid of Weeds in Grass

Keeping unwanted lawn weeds away is one of the most demanding outdoor household chores. Stubborn growths of dandelions, clover, and crabgrass can make a yard look patchy and unkempt. Learn how to eliminate weeds in grass areas and make your lawn beautiful again. Types of grass weeds and how to get rid of them By […]

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Get Rid of Weeds with a DIY Natural Weed Killer

A home garden can provide you with fresh, natural food to enjoy throughout the spring and summer. When you eat food from your garden, there is no question about where it came from or where it has been. But before you can enjoy the fruits of your labor, you need to have a plan for […]

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How to Get Rid of Crabgrass Quickly and Easily

Crabgrass is a gardener’s worst nightmare. To have an impeccable yard, you need to know how to get rid of crabgrass and keep it away. This requires intentional crabgrass removal that both removes existing plants and prevents new growth. What does crabgrass look like, what is the best crabgrass killer, and what are the top […]

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Simple and Easy Front-of-House Landscaping Ideas You Need to Try

Aside from location, curb appeal is one of the greatest contributors to your home’s value. And what makes or breaks your curb appeal? Your front yard landscaping. In fact, a Michigan State University study found that a good landscape can add 5-11% to your perceived home value. After all, your front yard is the first […]

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When is the Best Time to Water Grass?

Homeowners who have lush, green lawns have mastered the art of the green thumb. While it’s common knowledge that water helps plants grow, lawn pros know how and when to use it. What time of the day and in what seasons do lawns benefit from a periodic douse of water? What kind of fertilizers and […]

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How to Mow the Lawn: A Step-by-Step Guide

Even if you think you know how to mow a lawn, there are always situations that may require relearning. Use this guide to learn how to cut grass in a way that delivers the best results and have your front yard looking picture-perfect.

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Grass Allergy? Here Are 3 Ways You Can Have an Allergy-Free Lawn

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) says more than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies. And grass and weed pollen are among the most common allergy triggers. You don’t have to let a lawn or grass allergy keep you from enjoying your yard this summer, though. We have three ways you can reduce or […]

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How to Pick a Garden Color Palette

Shop These Products Now: Flower Plants – Grass SeedsMaybe you plan your garden meticulously as soon as the first signs of spring pop up. Or maybe you wait until summer, see what grows well and add as needed to keep things looking lush. Whatever your approach, thinking about one small thing can take your garden […]

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Lawn and Landscaping Projects You Should Definitely Leave to the Pros

As a homeowner, you probably like the challenge and the cost-savings of handling many of your own lawn and landscaping projects. For example, cutting your grass weekly is a home maintenance task that most DIYers can successfully complete. However, there are other scenarios in which homeowners are taking matters into their own hands – with […]

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The DIY Network’s Sara Bendrick Explains the 2019 Landscaping Trends

Creating the perfect outdoor space is not something that homeowners take lightly. Cutting your grass weekly is a good start, and incorporating Matt Blashaw’s outdoor lighting tips is also a step in the right direction. But what else can you do? Well, the National Association of Landscape Professionals has released its top 2019 landscaping trends. […]

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Home-Buying Millennials are Obsessed with Lawns and Gardens

The U.S. Census Bureau says homeownership is up over last year. In their words, “the national homeownership rate has risen to 64.4 percent.” And Realtor Magazine says that jump is “largely attributed to the rise in new, first-time homebuyers.”These first-time homebuyers are millennials and they don’t care about a fancy eat-in kitchen. Instead, they’re obsessed […]

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Organic Pest Control for the Garden

You put in all this effort getting your garden to finally sprout. Then you go outside one day and all of your plants are chewed to the ground. Sometimes it’s so extensive that it looks like you never had any flowers in that bed at all. But rather than running out and buying the harshest […]

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How to Stripe Your Lawn

With how many chores a yard entails, deciding to stripe your lawn might seem like an added complication to the whole yard care process. But lawn stripes can give a classy, artistic look to a yard and add some unique visual geometry. The beauty with lawn stripes is that they aren’t hard to get. Most […]

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Make Yard Work Easier With This Tidy Up Checklist

Whether you love yard work and gardening or just see it as a necessary chore, getting organized at the end of the season will make for easy yard work every year. Even in a climate that’s warm year-round, organization is still important. It ensures your yard work tools and supplies aren’t damaged by the elements […]

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Keeping a Lawn Green Without Constant Sprinkler Use

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Depending on where you live, you may have noticed droughts seeming worse. Droughts are notoriously common, with anywhere from 20 to 70 percent of U.S. land area experiencing abnormal […]

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Landscaping for Fire Safety

Certain parts of the country used to have a fairly predictable fire season, but the times are changing. California, for example, now has to be on fire alert throughout the entire year. That means there’s no time like the present to prepare your house for a fire. And that doesn’t just mean buying homeowners or […]

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6 Ideas for Creating a Contemporary Landscape

If you ever want to confuse yourself, take a look at all of the varying definitions of what constitutes contemporary design. Interior Designer Leah Rourke at relish interiors gives one of the best definitions: “Contemporary design refers to what is popular or used right now … it is ever changing and borrows pieces and styles […]

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