Lawn Mowing

How To : Properly mow your lawn with advice from Lowe's

One of the rituals of homeownership is regular yard work. Central to this yard maintenance is the awesome art of mowing the lawn. Just make sure you're not "scalping" your grass! Lowe's has the advice you need for mowing your landscape. Joel and Courtney share the basics on m ...more

How To : Mow a lawn using a gas powered push lawnmower

Make sure that you wear thick, close-toed shoes when you are mowing the lawn! This tutorial shows you how to use a gas-powered push lawn mower, and the most efficient way to mow your lawn. Make sure you understand how your model of mower works!

How To : properly mow your lawn and use different mowers

This video gives you several important do's and don'ts when it comes to mowing your lawn. It starts out by going through a couple different types of mowers, including a manual mower, which has blades on the bottom that are turned from the motion of pushing the mower. He then g ...more

How To : Mow your lawn like a pro

Get the neighborhood association off your back—or just do yourself proud with this how to video, where you learn to mow your lawn like a professional.

News : Mow Your Lawn Just Like Wrigley Field

Here's a Sunday project for you: Mow your lawn in the style of a flawlessly manicured baseball field. The Art of Manliness posted a tutorial on how to achieve three different styles: the basic stripe, the checkerboard, and the diagonal. Click through for the entire tutorial. ...more

How To : Repair a lawnmower

In this series of expert videos, you will learn more about lawnmower maintenance. Watch these videos to see how easy do-it-yourself lawnmower maintenance can be! You will learn how to clean your lawn mowing machine, and keep it free of dirt, rust, and grass clippings. Get tips ...more

How To : Choose the right lawn mower for your type of lawn

Lawn mowers and lawn tractors are great machines and the latest models have some features worth checking out. New, fancy zero turn mowers, and four wheel steer mowers can make mowing your lawn quicker and easier. Tim Carter of Ask the Builder takes you through some of those ne ...more

How To : Create a New Lawn From Turf or Seed

Preparation When creating a new lawn it is essential that the soil is prepared properly to ensure a satisfactory outcome when laying turf or sowing lawn seed. Whether you decide to lay turf or seed, the preparation is the same. This video shows how to prepare the soil ready f ...more

How To : Mow and edge your yard properly from Sears

You may or may not have known, but mowing your lawn can actually help keep it healthy and promotes root growth. It also makes your yard look great and helps it stand out from any other bad looking yards on your block. So in this next tutorial, from Sears, you'll find out othe ...more

How To : Fertilize your fall lawn

John White from Southwest Yard and Garden teaches viewers how to fertilize and care for their fall lawn. Fertilization is recommended at 1 pound per month. As you reach September and October, reduce your nitrogen to 1/4 a pound and as October comes around reduce this even furt ...more

How To : Remove crabgrass

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to remove crabgrass. Steps: 1 Adjust cutting depth of lawnmower to lowest setting and mow lawn; use bag to collect and discard all clippings. 2 Scrape the soil of all vegetation using a straight-edge shovel. 3 Use power rake t ...more

How To : Control Running Bamboo

Most bamboo in the United States is running bamboo, because nearly all cold hardy bamboo is the running or invasive type. The tropical bamboos are mostly "clumpers" and stay in a nice, tight clump. Running bamboos spread far and wide and can be very invasive. I grow many kinds ...more

How To : Get a green lawn

Make everyone in your neighborhood green with envy over your lush lawn with these landscaping secrets. Learn how to get your lawn green with this Howcast landscaping guide. You Will Need * A soil test * Fertilizer * Water * Sharp lawn mower blades Step 1: Test your soil Test ...more

How To : Lay sod for a perfect lawn

The quickest way to get a gorgeous lawn is to lay sod, uniform patches of grass-covered soil held together by matted roots. It will go more smoothly if you know a few landscaping tricks. Learn how to lay sod for a perfect lawn with this how to video. You Will Need * A soil te ...more

How To : Fix a dead computer fan using motor oil

Ever had a computer fan that started to sound like it was grinding flour or mowing the lawn? In lieu of purchasing a replacement fan, you might try reviving it with motor oil, any average bottle of which will last for years and thousands of fans. Learn how in this video tutorial.

How To : Make your lawn more environmentally friendly

Eric with Real World Green explains how to make your lawn more environmentally friendly. First, let your grass go dormant in the summer and don't water it as much. When you mow your lawn, consider using a push reel mower. A mower with a gas engine pollutes more than modern car ...more

How To : Install an eco-friendly lawn

Patti Moreno the Garden Girl shows how to grow an environmentally friendly, low maintenance, drought and insect resistant Eco-Lawn, a blend of 7 Fescue grasses for shady, rocky, and sandy soils. Prepare the bare ground by raking debris. Spread the seed, and then water the seed ...more

How To : Care for the lawn in the fall

Fall is a great time to fertilize your lawn, especially cool season grasses like Bluegrass and Tall Fescue. By fertilizing in the fall you're building up the root system but because it's cool the top won't grow as well so you won't need to mow as much. Before spreading your fe ...more

How To : Cut and chop on a DJ mixer

Want to mix and scratch like a professional DJ? To be a good DJ you need to understand the concepts of mixing tracks, adding cool effects, and of course you need a good sense of rhythm to line up the beats. This how to video sequence explains how to cut and chop on a DJ mixer. ...more

How To : Make a garden maze

Looking to be the talk of the town? Do you love gardening and have some time to spare? Build a garden maze and make your yard the neighborhood sensation. You Will Need: • A level, open spot • A pencil • Graph paper • A lawn mower • Rope or string • Plants • A shovel • ...more

News : Medieval peasant house

Hey everybody, here is my entry for the medieval building contest. I don't actually care if I win, it was just fun to think about. I have this great book series called The History of Private Life which goes into wonderful detail about how people did everyday things throughout ...more

D.I.Y. : Start Your Own Cassette Label!

D.I.Y.: Start Your Own Cassette Label! By adam_schragin on Aug 4, 2008 at 10:56am in DIY Let’s say you’ve got the itch to start your own label. You’ve got the typeface all picked out, the clever name ready, and an idea of what sort of music you’d like to showcase. What you d ...more

How To : Strengthen your lawn

No matter how long you spend mowing, scarifying & aerating your lawn, the chances are that parts become waterlogged after every shower of rain. In this how to video, Martin Fish demonstrates a quick and easy remedy for soggy lawns. With the tip from this tutorial you will be a ...more

How To : Use a metal detector to uncover hidden bounty

Treasure may be buried as close as your own backyard. If you have some time to kill, try the art of treasure hunting. You’ll be sure to discover lots of interesting thing after learning how to use a metal detector to look for treasure. Think buried treasure is only for pirate ...more

News : end of world stunt

The stunt is not simple. FOLLOWING THIS IS A NO AIRPLANE VERSION, and you do not need to get your freinds drunk in the no airplane version you need to get them into the fake house and using the fake bathroom. etc. Real Airplane Version step 1 and 2 Step 1 Part 1 Rent a F ...more

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