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Extend Your Outdoor Living

With the temperatures cooling down, we show you how to extend the season with our kick-off to fall entertaining and gardening.

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Gardening by the Yard host Paul James suggests a couple of top lawn care tips for late summer and early fall:

-Fertilize the lawn with a balanced fertilizer (not a fertilizer high in nitrogen).

-Don't scalp the lawn, hoping you can save on having to do fewer mowings.

Next Photo: Fall Flowers and Foliage