Grass Zone Map

Grass Zone Map (what type of grass is best for my lawn?)

Knowing and understanding the grass zone you live in is key to having a healthy lawn. Not only will it tell you what types of lawn grass will grow well in your region (and which will not), but it will also help you discover the best lawn maintenance schedule for your yard. In the grass zone map featured at the top of this article, you’ll notice that there are three primary grass growing zones in the United States.

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Clover Lawns Pros and Cons

Clover Lawns Pros and Cons

If you’re like many other people in the United States, you might not realize that clover wasn’t always considered a weed and a nuisance. In fact, many years ago, it was almost always included in grass seed mixes. Clover actually has lots of benefits, and today I’ll take a look at those (as well as its downsides) in this article all about the pros and cons of clover lawns.

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How to Make Centipede Grass Spread

How to Make Centipede Grass Spread in Your Lawn

You may have heard about the thick lawns centipede grass produces. Or maybe you envy your neighbor’s lush stand of turf that seems to require less mowing. So, now you’re wondering if centipede grass is right for you. Today I’ll help you answer that question, and if you already have this popular warm season turf grass in your lawn, I’ll tell you how to make Centipede grass spread to achieve that perfect carpet of green.

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