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How to Mow the Lawn Properly

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

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Lawn Care

Top 21 Lawn Care Projects

  1. 1. Lawn Maintenance

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

  2. 2. 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...

  3. 3. Green Your Lawn (00:01:02)

    Here's the DIY Download for maintaining a green lawn.

  4. 4. De-Thatching a Lawn

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

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  5. 5. Lawn Upkeep

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

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  6. 6. How to Maintain a Healthy, Weed-Free Lawn

    Follow these tips to grow a professional-quality lawn.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 7. Compost for Lawn Maintenance (00:01:39)

    Composting and rain harvesting turn lawn waste into organic fertilizer.

  8. 8. Lawn Care

    This DIY Basic will provide tips on lawn care.

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  9. 9. Thatch and Aerating

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

  10. 10. How to Edge and String-Trim a Lawn

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

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    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  11. 11. 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.

  12. 12. How to Aerate a Lawn

    Aeration is the process of getting oxygen to plant roots. Learn how to reinvigorate your compacted lawn through aeration.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  13. 13. To Mow Or Not To Mow?

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

  14. 14. Lawn Leaf Removal in Fall (00:01:07)

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

  15. 15. Lawn Mowing and Watering Tips

    Here are some basic tips from the lawn experts at DIY Network for taking care of your mower, how to use it and for hydrating your lawn...

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