How to Use a Lawn Edger

A lawn edger is a tool that you can use to trim the grass on the very edge of a lawn or flowerbed that the lawnmower may not be able to reach. Having a well-trimmed edge around your lawn or flowerbed will make it look well cared-for and can prevent unruly weeds from invading your(…)


How to Restore Your Lawn

A perfectly green and healthy lawn is every homeowner’s dream. Whether you’re outside barbecuing for the family, or soaking in the sunlight, a luscious lawn is a perfect complement to the ideal summer fantasy. By maintaining proper lawn care tips and clearing out debris that is suffocating your turf, you can bring your ideal lawn(…)


Candy Cane Lawn Ornaments

Project Start Date: 8-Dec-2018Project Complete Date: 21-Dec-2018INTRODUCTION: This project describes how to build large lawn ornaments that are lit with addressable LEDs. Specifically we will build a group of four 40” candy canes that are lit with 200 pixels (WS2811 12mm diffused string). The LEDs a…By: ijackson3 Continue Reading » Instructables: exploring – featured


Grow a “Lawn” of Truncata for the Holidays (and the rest of the year)

Holiday Cacti*, particularly Thanksgiving and Christmas Cacti, are amazing, beautiful, and very common (or at least in the US).  You see them in all the garden stores around the holidays because they’re one of the few show-stopping plants that bloom in Nov-Dec and which grow easily indoors.  Unfortu…By: AngryRedhead Continue Reading » Instructables: exploring –(…)


How to Edge a Lawn Without an Edger

Edging your lawn is a great way to clean up the sides of flowerbeds or walkways, and will make your lawn look neat and well-maintained. While there are both mechanical and manual edging tools, you can also edge your lawn using a shovel or lawn trimmer. Regardless of what method you choose, edging your lawn(…)


How to Care for Your Lawn in the Summer

Summer is the peak growing season for your lawn, which means that it needs some extra attention during this time. Aside from mowing your lawn, you will need to ensure that your lawn gets the right amount of water. You will also need to attend to your lawn’s soil fertility and weed control. By using(…)


How to Mow a Lawn

Many homeowners see mowing the lawn as an unwelcome chore, while others view it as an opportunity to beautify their property. When done properly, mowing supports green, healthy grass, and reduces weeds and bare spots. With a bit of practice, you can even mow eye-pleasing patterns into your lawn! EditSteps EditReadying Your Mower and Your(…)