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.

What Is the Best Way To Control Weeds Naturally?

Best Forms of Natural Weed Control When I was recently doing some yard work for my parents, I wondered if there was an alternative to chemical sprays to get rid of weeds. I performed a comparison between chemical sprays and natural home remedies. Many different types of weeds can be found [...]

By |2022-01-08T16:29:42+00:00October 24, 2021|Landscaping, Lawn, Lawn Tips|Comments Off on What Is the Best Way To Control Weeds Naturally?

Tips on How to Care For A Hydrangea – Ones That Actually Work

Tips for Caring for Hydrangeas Hydrangeas are beautiful shrubs that can add color and life to anyone's garden. They come in many different colors and are loved by everyone. They come in pink, blue, white, cream, and multi-colored varieties. Hydrangeas are found growing wild throughout Southern Japan but they can [...]

By |2022-05-05T02:48:58+00:00October 23, 2021|Landscaping, Lawn Tips|Comments Off on Tips on How to Care For A Hydrangea – Ones That Actually Work

Mole vs Vole: What Is The Difference?

What is the Difference Between Moles and Voles? When it comes to common yard pests, there are many. It is important to know how to identify these pests so that you can quickly and effectively stop them from destroying your beautiful lawn! Two of the most common yard pests are [...]

By |2022-05-04T18:23:28+00:00October 22, 2021|Lawn, Lawn Tips, Outdoor Pests|Comments Off on Mole vs Vole: What Is The Difference?

10 Reasons You Should Do Spring Landscaping

The Best Reasons to Landscape For Spring It's springtime! And spring in most places means a renewal of life in a garden. Many people plant spring flowers during this time to get ready for spring and summer. Of course, you can always look around your neighborhood or town for spring [...]

By |2022-01-08T16:29:43+00:00October 21, 2021|Landscaping, Lawn, Lawn Tips, Outdoor Living|Comments Off on 10 Reasons You Should Do Spring Landscaping

What Type of Grass Grows Best In the Shade?

Best Types of Grass for Shaded Areas The type of grass you plant in your yard depends greatly on the amount of sun your yard receives daily. If you have a shaded yard, for instance, a grass type that requires high sunlight will not grow effectively. So, what type of [...]

By |2022-01-23T04:31:00+00:00October 20, 2021|Grass, Lawn, Lawn Tips|Comments Off on What Type of Grass Grows Best In the Shade?

Expert Tips For How Long To Water Grass

How Long Should You Be Watering Your Grass? How long you are watering can have a huge impact on how green and healthy your lawn appears and grows. The longer you water, the more it soaks into the soil and replenishes moisture. Knowing this, it is crucial to have a [...]

By |2021-10-18T15:51:13+00:00October 19, 2021|Grass, Lawn, Lawn Tips|Comments Off on Expert Tips For How Long To Water Grass

What Is Dressing For Lawn and Do I Need It?

What Is Lawn Dressing And Is It Necessary? We all want a lush, green lawn. While there are many ways to achieve this goal, lawn dressings are the best way to get a greener healthier lawn! So, what is dressing for your lawn? Dressing for your lawn is a lawn [...]

By |2021-11-16T01:55:57+00:00October 18, 2021|Lawn, Lawn Tips|Comments Off on What Is Dressing For Lawn and Do I Need It?

Best Cordless Auger For Fence Posts

Why Choose a Battery Powered Auger An auger is a powered tool so you don't need to worry about the trouble of working with a cord. It also saves your energy since running back and forth to unplug it or plug it in won't be necessary. Batteries can simply be [...]

By |2022-03-08T20:46:18+00:00September 27, 2021|Products|Comments Off on Best Cordless Auger For Fence Posts
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