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.

At What Temperature Does Fescue Grass Go Dormant?

At what temperature does fescue grass go dormant? In the fall, fescue grass will go dormant when nighttime temperatures dip below 50 degrees Fahrenheit. In warmer parts of North America, this may occur in the middle of October. In colder regions, it will happen at the end of October. Your [...]

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When Is The Best Time To Plant Kentucky Blue Grass Seed?

There's no question that Kentucky bluegrass is a prized turfgrass species. Not only does it have a beautiful, deep green color, but it's also very versatile and can be used for a variety of purposes, from residential lawns to golf courses. If you're thinking about planting Kentucky bluegrass seed, it's [...]

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When Is the Best Time of Year to Lay Fescue Sod?

When is the best time of year to lay fescue sod? The best time of year to lay down fescue sod is early fall. This is because the weather is still warm. The days are getting shorter. This will allow the grass will have enough time to root before winter [...]

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Is It Too Late To Fertilize My Lawn In May?

Every homeowner desires a pristine lawn. However, having a healthy and green lawn takes work. I have always wanted a lawn I could be proud of that could win an award for the best lawn on the block! So I went to work researching what it takes to have a [...]

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What Is The Best Plant To Keep Mosquitos Away From Patio?

Mosquitoes are repelled by plants that emit their natural scents, which keep pest mosquitoes away and offer lovely fragrances to your garden as a whole. If you don't want to use chemical bug sprays on yourself or in your yard, you can grow some of these plants to help keep [...]

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How Much Does It Cost To Have Someone Maintain My Lawn?

Average Cost of Lawn Maintenance Maintaining a lawn is a big responsibility. Mowing the grass, keeping it free of weeds, and re-planting bare patches can be very time-consuming. If you have a large yard, it may seem impossible to keep on top of things yourself. Having someone maintain your lawn [...]

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What Is Amended Soil and How Do You Make It?

Amended Soil: What It Is And How To Make It Do you have a garden or plan to start one? If so, knowing how to manipulate the soil you use to its highest advantage is important. Not only will the soil you use help your plants grow better, but it [...]

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Detailed Guide About How To Lay Sod

Tips for Laying Sod in Your Yard Sod is a great way to get a beautiful lawn quickly and without too much work. The process of laying sod is not as difficult as it may seem. When it comes to keeping your lawn looking lush and green, sod is one [...]

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8 Tips on How to Plant Grass Seed In the Spring

Tops Tips for Planting Grass Seed in Spring The best time to plant a new lawn or rejuvenate one is in the Spring because of the cooler temperatures and likelihood of rain. While you may think that simply planting the grass seed in the spring will produce a healthy and [...]

By |2022-06-01T18:10:09+00:00February 25, 2022|Grass, Lawn Tips|Comments Off on 8 Tips on How to Plant Grass Seed In the Spring
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