About Matt McWilliams

Hi there! My name is Matt and I write for American Lawns. I've been a home owner for over 15 years. I've also had the pleasure of working with some experts in lawn care and outdoor living. I enjoy writing about everything related to your lawn, pests and types of grass. In my spare time, I'm either spending time with my family, doing a DIY project or learning a new skill.

When Should You Start Mowing Your Lawn? Read Before Mowing

When to Start Mowing Your Lawn After Winter Springtime rolls around, birds are chirping, and the grass is beginning to grow. Many homeowners wish to put off the first annual lawn mowing as long as possible - but is this the best thing for your grass? So, when should you [...]

By |2021-09-24T14:09:52+00:00September 17, 2021|Grass, Lawn, Lawn Tips|Comments Off on When Should You Start Mowing Your Lawn? Read Before Mowing

Does Walking On Grass Kill It?

Can I Walk On My Grass and Not Kill It? Many times we see signs that say "Keep Off the Grass"! Maybe you have wondered what is the big deal with walking on grass? Does walking on grass actually kill it? I have had this question also. I wanted to [...]

By |2021-09-06T21:03:29+00:00September 9, 2021|Grass, Lawn Tips|Comments Off on Does Walking On Grass Kill It?

How Long Can Grass Be Covered Before It Dies?

How Long Does Grass Take To Die If It Is Covered? Your lawn can be a beautiful addition to your home, but you must take steps for the grass to thrive. Grass requires nutrition, water, and sunlight as well as regular mowing so that they don't become overgrown or die [...]

By |2021-09-16T18:19:03+00:00September 7, 2021|Lawn, Lawn Tips|Comments Off on How Long Can Grass Be Covered Before It Dies?

Killing Scorpions (Tips That Actually Work)

How to Safely Kill Scorpions If you live in a climate where scorpions are prevalent, then there is always the chance that they will find their way into your home. Scorpions can be dangerous to people and pets alike, so it’s important to know how to get rid of them [...]

By |2021-08-23T21:28:16+00:00August 23, 2021|Lawn Tips, Outdoor Pests|Comments Off on Killing Scorpions (Tips That Actually Work)

What is Better for Your Lawn Dethatching or Aerating?

So, what is better for your lawn: dethatching or aerating? There are benefits to both lawn dethatching and aerating. The method that will be best for your lawn will ultimately depend on the condition of your grass. Dethatching is best for lawns that have been overrun with decomposing clippings. Aerating, on the other hand, is best for a lawn that no longer receives the air circulation it needs to grow.

By |2022-01-23T04:19:17+00:00August 9, 2021|Lawn, Lawn Tips|Comments Off on What is Better for Your Lawn Dethatching or Aerating?

Best Gas Powered Auger For Fence Posts

What Is A Gas Powered Auger A gas-powered auger for fence posts is a great way to add holes quickly and cost-effectively, especially when it comes to installing wood fence posts. This tool will make the job easier and faster, which means you can focus on making sure your fence [...]

By |2022-05-13T17:50:00+00:00July 20, 2021|Products|Comments Off on Best Gas Powered Auger For Fence Posts
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