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How to Edge and String-Trim a Lawn

Follow these tips to giving your lawn a professional, manicured look.

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Top 21 Lawn Care Projects

  1. 1. How to Remove Lawn Thatch

    Thatch, built-up plant material between green growth and grass roots, is essential, but too much can deter healthy lawn growth. DIY Net...

  2. 2. Compost for Lawn Maintenance (00:01:39)

    Composting and rain harvesting turn lawn waste into organic fertilizer.

  3. 3. Aerator Revitalizes Lawn (00:01:04)

    Jay encourages homeowners to use an aerator to revitalize compacted lawns.

  4. 4. Lawn Maintenance

    DIY Network offers a few tips and tricks to keep your lawn looking great all year round.

  5. 5. Mowing Tips for Keeping a Healthy Lawn

    The DIY Network gets the low-down on proper lawn mower height from the author of Lawn Care for Dummies.

  6. 6. Thatch and Aerating

    DIY experts show how to properly thatch and aerate a lawn for healthy grass.

  7. 7. To Mow Or Not To Mow?

    A DIY Network master gardener examines the pros and cons of having a lawn to maintain.

  8. 8. Lawn Care

    This DIY Basic will provide tips on lawn care.

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  9. 9. Lawn Care: Killing A Lawn, Testing Soil, Spreading Seed

    As with any project, before tackling the complicated aspects of a task, it's necessary to master the fundamentals first. These are the ...

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    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 10. De-Thatching a Lawn

    This DIY Basic will provide tips on de-thatching a lawn.

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  11. 11. How to Mow the Lawn Properly

    How and when you mow your yard can affect the lawn's appearance and health.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  12. 12. Mulching and Bagging vs. Edging and Trimming

    Should you mulch and bag or edge and trim? These are important questions when caring for your lawn. DIY experts offer some answers.

  13. 13. How to Dethatch a Lawn

    Thatch acts as a barrier to water, nutrients and air reaching the soil and should be removed to ensure a healthy lawn. Learn how to rei...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  14. 14. Lawn Leaf Removal in Fall (00:01:07)

    Fall lawn maintenance tips include various ways to remove fallen leaves.

  15. 15. Lawn Upkeep

    This DIY Basic will provide tips for keeping a lawn beautiful.

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