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Summer Heat, Drought Take Toll on Lawn

Q: Every year I have to deal with brown and dying grass, because the climate we live in gets so hot in the late summer. We also have water restrictions to deal with. How can I keep my lawn healthy? – Bryan in Norcross, Ga. A: Dealing with watering restrictions Continue reading →

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Safe Edging Using a String Trimmer

Q: I don’t have a lot of experience with yard work, but I’m trying to save money by doing much of it myself. I’ve figured out lawn mowing, but how can I get the edges trimmed? I don’t want to buy an expensive edger. – Sarah in Mobile, Ala. A: Continue reading →

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Strategic Lawn Mowing

Q: I’ve always wanted my lawn to have those neat cross-hatch patterns like the pros do. How do I mow to get those patterns? – A Reader, via email A: Mowing in a specific pattern isn’t the only way, nor the best way, to get those neat checkerboard stripes. A Continue reading →