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.

9 Best Flower Ideas For Planting Spring Flowers

Best Flowers for Spring Planting With the upcoming Spring season approaching fast, I knew it was time to get a head start on planning what flowers I need to buy and where they will go in my garden. Many Home & Garden books later, I've created a list of the [...]

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Are Japanese Beetles Damaging to Shrubs?

Can Japanese Beetles Damage Shrubs? I recently discovered that my new favorite plant that I recently purchased has been damaged by an unknown culprit. Uncertain of what bug could be doing this to my shrubs, I researched what it could be for days and finally concluded. Are Japanese beetles damaging [...]

By |2022-01-08T16:29:04+00:00December 15, 2021|Lawn Tips, Outdoor Pests|Comments Off on Are Japanese Beetles Damaging to Shrubs?

6 Ideas For Landscaping Your Lawn For Winter

Best Winter Landscaping Tips As the winter months are approaching, you may be thinking you still want curb appeal when the temperatures drop. The spring and summer months bring bright colors and flowers, but I did my research and you can rest assured there are ways to design a creative [...]

By |2022-05-04T18:20:59+00:00December 15, 2021|Landscaping, Lawn, Lawn Tips|Comments Off on 6 Ideas For Landscaping Your Lawn For Winter

Is Snow Damaging to My Kentucky Blue Grass Lawn?

Can Snow Damage Kentucky Blue Grass? When we received our first snowfall of the season, I was worried that our new grass might be damaged from the frigid cold and heaviness that snow often carries. After much research and checking my grass every so often, I now understand how snow [...]

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8 Effective Ways To Remove Clovers In Grass

The Best Ways to Get Rid of Clovers in Lawn If you're anything like me, you take pride in your grass. It's the first thing people see as they approach and there's nothing better than looking out and admiring your lush green lawn. I'm always on the lookout for weeds [...]

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What Is The Fastest Growing Grass Seed?

The Fastest Growing Type of Grass Nearly everyone loves to have a nice green lawn. I know I do! However, we don't always want to wait for the grass to grow before having the greenest lawn on the block. Especially when we have busy lives or a big house party [...]

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What Is The Best Time To Lay Turf Grass?

The Best Time to Lay Your New Turf Grass Turfgrass is used for sports fields, lawns, and sometimes even playground equipment. This is because it has many benefits. It is very durable, grows well in certain climates, and requires less water than most plants per given area. It also is [...]

By |2022-01-08T16:29:34+00:00December 15, 2021|Grass, Landscaping, Lawn Tips|Comments Off on What Is The Best Time To Lay Turf Grass?

7 Reasons Why Lawn Mower Won’t Start

Top Reasons Your Lawn Mower Won't Start I actually quite enjoy mowing the lawn, especially when it's a beautiful Saturday afternoon. It's usually a pretty painless chore however, there are times that things don't go as expected. I'm sure I am not alone in the instant worry when your lawnmower [...]

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What Are The Pros and Cons For Centipede Grass?

How To Know if Centipede Grass Right For Me? Choosing the type of grass for your yard can be a daunting task. This is because different types of grass require different levels of maintenance, and can succeed or fail in certain environments. Centipede grass is a popular choice for lawns [...]

By |2022-07-11T16:28:36+00:00December 3, 2021|Grass, Lawn Tips|Comments Off on What Are The Pros and Cons For Centipede Grass?
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