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.

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 [...]

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What Happens If I Mow New Grass Too Soon?

Mowing New Grass: What You Should Know Mowing grass too soon can damage it. When grass becomes stressed from mowing at the wrong time, it may never recover and the resulting lawn will be full of weeds. So, what happens if I mow new grass too soon? After further research, [...]

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Weeds to Grass – 9 Tips to Making Your Lawn Perfect

Tips for Making a Perfect Lawn At first glance, your lawn might appear to be a lush, green carpet of grass. You may think to yourself, "My lawn looks great. There's grass growing, right?" However, upon closer inspection, you'll notice that it is both brown and full of weeds. Weeds [...]

By |2022-02-21T20:29:12+00:00February 21, 2022|Lawn, Lawn Tips, Weeds|Comments Off on Weeds to Grass – 9 Tips to Making Your Lawn Perfect

7 Tips on How To Decide What Is the Best Fertilizer for Your Yard

Choosing the Best Fertilizer for Your Yard When I moved into my house, the lawn needed some serious TLC, so I decided to start with some fertilizer. I quickly realized, however, that there are a plethora of fertilizer options, so I started doing my research on how to choose one. [...]

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Ammonia Sulfate – How and When To Use It on Lawn

Using Ammonia Sulfate on Your Lawn If you have a lawn, then you need to know about ammonia sulfate. If you are reading this article, it's because someone probably told you that your lawn is unhappy.Maybe you tried fertilizing it with something else, but nothing worked. Maybe they recommended liquid [...]

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