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How to Maintain a Healthy, Weed-Free Lawn

Follow these tips to grow a professional-quality lawn.

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Top 16 Turfgrasses Projects

  1. 1. Dethatch Your Lawn

    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. Fertilizer Tips

    Fertilizer is key to full and healthy grass. DIY Network offers some basic tips about fertilizing.

  3. 3. Tips for Sodding and Seeding

    Whether you go the sod or seed route, both have simple steps that should be followed. DIY experts offer some tips on both.

  4. 4. How To Buy and Lay Sod

    Follow these basic tips to get the perfect sod.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 5. How to Sow Grass Seed

    Learn how to sow grass seed in your outdoor lawn space with this step-by-step gardening guide.

    Time:
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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
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  6. 6. Choose the Right Grass Seed To Grow a Healthy Lawn

    The lawn experts at DIy Network will teach you how to choose the right grass seed to grow the lawn of your dreams.

  7. 7. Thatch and Aerating

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

  8. 8. How to Paint a Lawn

    DIY experts demonstrate how to spray paint a lawn like the professional stadiums do.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 9. How to Diagnose and Treat Fungal Disease on Turfgrass

    Learn how to identify and treat those mysterious brown spots in your lawn.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 10. How to Winterize Your Lawn

    Autumn is a great time to prepare your lawn for a better summer. Planting and fertilizing are among the steps needed to winterize your ...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  11. 11. Sod Farming Tips

    The experts at DIY Network provide tips to get a professional look in the yard.

  12. 12. How to Repair a Lawn by Sod Coring or Plugging

    Essentially the lawn version of a hair transplant, this method works well only with spreading grasses such as Bermuda or St. Augustine...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  13. 13. How to Repair a Lawn by Seeding

    Seeding over bare spots is the most common – and sometimes the trickiest – method used to repair lawns.

    Time:
    Month
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  14. 14. Lawn Diseases

    DIY experts offer a list of common lawn diseases and other issues you may encounter.

  15. 15. How to Repair a Lawn Using Sod

    The sod method gives quick results, but takes a little more care than other methods.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate

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