Lawn Care

Learn how to create the lawn you want with guides, tips and inspiration for every type of home.

Is Now a Good Time to Start a Home Garden?

Before a quarantine garden or flower bed becomes your go-to cure for stir craziness, here are some factors to consider.

Grass Allergy? Here Are 3 Ways You Can Have an Allergy-Free Lawn

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) says more than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies. And grass and weed pollen are among the most common allergy triggers. You don’t have to let a lawn or grass allergy keep you from enjoying your yard this summer,…

Lawn and Landscaping Projects You Should Definitely Leave to the Pros

As a homeowner, you probably like the challenge and the cost-savings of handling many of your own lawn and landscaping projects. For example, cutting your grass weekly is a home maintenance task that most DIYers can successfully complete. However, there are other scenarios in which homeowners are ta…

Organic Pest Control for the Garden

You put in all this effort getting your garden to finally sprout. Then you go outside one day and all of your plants are chewed to the ground. Sometimes it’s so extensive that it looks like you never had any flowers in that bed at all. But rather than running…

Make Yard Work Easier With This Tidy Up Checklist

Taking the time to organize your lawn and garden supplies can help you maintain beautiful curb appeal. Image: Breadmaker/Shutterstock We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Whether you love…

The Best Allergy-Friendly Flowers for Your Garden

Allergy-friendly flowers make it possible for you to enjoy your garden this summer. Image: Katia Goffin Gardens Do you feel the urge to sneeze just looking at that picture? You’re not alone. The CDC reports that over 50 million Americans live with allergies.

7 Ways to Make Your Yard More Private

Image: Decoist Privacy. The most coveted item on all backyard wish lists. Because no matter how fabulous your balcony or how inviting your chimenea, all of the summertime magic comes to a screeching halt when you feel like you’re on display. These 7 yard privacy ideas —stacked…

10 Essential Lawn Care Tips for Your Late Summer Home

Is your lawn ready for the late summer season? Now that the summer is getting away from us, your lawn is under attack from the hot summer sun, insects, and of course foot traffic from entertaining guests and kids playing. While the summer may be ending in…