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Do My Own Lawn Care Series

By DoMyOwn staff

New to doing your own lawn care? So is Paul, but that's not going to stop him. Watch as Paul takes the expert advice offered by his co-workers at DoMyOwn and puts them to the test on his own lawn.

Do My Own Lawn Care - Meet My Lawn
Paul introduces his lawn and discusses how to do your own lawn care.
Do My Own Lawn Care - Pruning Trees
Learn why and how to prune your own trees to promote a healthy lawn.
Do My Own Lawn Care - Square Footage
Knowing the square footage of your lawn will save you time and money when doing your own lawn care. In this video, Paul shows you how to calculate it.
Do My Own Lawn Care - Lawn Equipment
Paul shows you the best lawn equipment to buy when doing your own lawn care.
Do My Own Lawn Care - Weed Control Application
Paul learns how to control weeds in his lawn with pre-emergent and post-emergent herbicide applications.
Do My Own Lawn Care - Soil Samples
Learn how to collect soil samples and get them tested to determine nutrients needed by your lawn.
Do My Own Lawn Care - Stubborn Weed Control
Following his initial pre- and post-emergent herbicide application, Paul tackles those stubborn weeds in his lawn.
Do My Own Lawn Care - How to Get Rid of Moss
Paul explains the factors that contribute to moss growth and how he got a handle on the moss problem in his lawn.
Do My Own Lawn Care - How to Dethatch
Paul explores what thatch is and why should you worry about it getting of it.
Do My Own Lawn Care - Waiting on Weather
Weather factors into any lawn rehab program. Paul goes over some tips and tricks to keep in mind throughout the process.
Do My Own Lawn Care - How to Aerate
In this episode, Paul answers the question "How do you aerate your yard?"
Do My Own Lawn Care - How to Fertilize the Lawn
Paul shows you how to choose and apply fertilizer for a healthy and green lawn.
Do My Own Lawn Care - How to Overseed a Yard
Paul discusses overseeding your lawn - what, why, how, and when to overseed."
Do My Own Lawn Care - How to Get Rid of Poa Annua
Paul talks about what Poa Annua is and how you go about getting rid of it.
Do My Own Lawn Care - How to Water a Lawn
Paul discusses watering your lawn - what, why, how, and when to water."
Do My Own Lawn Care - General Maintenance Tips
Paul goes over one of the most important factors in keeping your lawn looking good, mowing."
Do My Own Lawn Care - How to Apply Fungicides
Paul talks about the best way to apply fungicides in your lawn."
Do My Own Lawn Care - Lawn Care Guides
Paul goes over the Lawn Care Guides."
Do My Own Lawn Care - How to Get Rid of Crabgrass
Paul discusses how to get rid of crabgrass.
Do My Own Lawn Care - Lawn Care Recap
Paul goes over everything he has done in the yard so far."
Do My Own Lawn Care - Organic Fertilizers
Paul talks about the difference between organic and inorganic fertilizer.
Do My Own Lawn Care - How to Get Rid of Pests in the Lawn
Paul discusses the most common lawn pests found during the summer months.
Do My Own Lawn Care - How to Identify Weeds in Grass
Paul talks about how to identify weeds in and around the yard.
Do My Own Lawn Care - How to Properly Use Herbicides
Paul talks about how you should properly use Herbicides.
Do My Own Lawn Care - Filling in Bare Spots the Natural Way
Paul will try to fill in the spots where his monkey grass use to be with grass clippings.
Do My Own Lawn Care - General Spreader Tip
Paul goes over a spreader tip to help maximize granule fertilizer in the yard.
Do My Own Lawn Care - Fall Pre-Emergent Application
Fall is around the corner, which means it's time for Pre-Emergents.
Do My Own Lawn Care - Prep for Overseeding
Paul talks about what you should do to prep an area for overseeding.
Do My Own Lawn Care - Overseeding Tall Fescue Grass
In this episode, Paul talks about why he is overseeding Tall Fescue and how to do it.
Do My Own Lawn Care - Fertilizing Tall Fescue Grass
Paul discusses how and when to fertilizer Tall Fescue Grass.
Do My Own Lawn Care - Talking Tiller Stages
Paul and Heath discuss Tiller Stages of grassy weeds.
Do My Own Lawn Care - Fall Lawn Tip
Paul discusses some fall lawn care tips.
Do My Own Lawn Care - Overseeding Cool Season Grasses
In this episode, Paul discusses tips and tricks you should know if you are overseeding cool season grass in your yard.
Do My Own Lawn Care - Non-selective v Selective Herbicides
Paul talks about the differences between Non-Selective and Selective Herbicides.
Do My Own Lawn Care - How to Apply Lime in the Yard
In this video, Paul will go over how to apply lime in the yard.
Do My Own Lawn Care - How to Winterize your Yard
In this video, Paul will go more in depth as to what winterizing your yard consists of.
Do My Own Lawn Care - More Fall Lawn Tips
Paul discusses some tips to keep your lawn healthy through the Fall.
Do My Own Lawn Care - Spring Pre-Emergents
Paul goes over how and when to apply Spring Pre-Emergents in your yard.
Do My Own Lawn Care - How to Get Rid of Snow Mold
In this video, Paul goes over what to look for and how to prevent snow mold.
Do My Own Lawn Care -  How to Measure Soil Temperatures
Paul goes over what temperature is right for putting down Pre-Emergents.
Do My Own Lawn Care - Liquid v. Granular Pre-Emergents
Paul discusses the pros and cons of Liquid and Granular Pre-Emergents.
Do My Own Lawn Care - Weed Control Around Trees
In this video, Paul talks about what to keep in mind before spraying near trees and shrubs.
Do My Own Lawn Care - What is Soil pH?
Paul talks about understanding soil pH and how it can affect your turf.
Do My Own Lawn Care - Know When to Mow
Paul discusses when to start mowing your lawn and best tips to do so.
Do My Own Lawn Care - Herbicide Usage Rates
In this video, Paul discusses the importance of following the rates listed on herbicide labels.
Do My Own Lawn Care  - How to Fertilize Cool Season Grass
In this video, Paul talks about some problems you may face coming out of the winter.
Do My Own Lawn Care  - How to Use Surfactants
Paul goes over what surfactants are and how to use them.
Do My Own Lawn Care  - How to Scalp Down Bermuda Grass
Paul discusses how to scalp down bermuda grass and why it's good for your lawn.
Do My Own Lawn Care  - Spring Lawn Preparation
Paul goes over some essential steps to prepare your lawn for Spring.
Do My Own Lawn Care  -  Lawn Fungicide Rotation Applications
Paul discusses the need for curative and preventative fungicides and the need for fungicide rotation.
Do My Own Lawn Care  -  Cost of Lawn Care
Lawn care can get expensive. In this video, Paul breaks down the costs, plus the best products to buy to treat your lawn.
Do My Own Lawn Care  -  Understanding Fungicide Resistance
Paul discusses fungicide roation, FRAC codes, and fungicide resistance some more to try and help you understand how important it is.
Do My Own Lawn Care  -  How to get rid of and identify buttonweed
Paul goes over how to get rid of and identify buttonweed.
Do My Own Lawn Care  -  How to Get Rid of Tree Suckers
Paul will discuss what causes tree suckers and how to get rid of them. He will also do a follow up in the last video, where he treated the turf type tall fescue in the back for buttonweed.
Do My Own Lawn Care  -  Plant Growth Regulator and Liquid Fertilizer
Paul talks about the benefits of using a plant growth regulator and liquid fertilizer.
Do My Own Lawn Care  -  How to Get Rid of Nutsedge
In this video, Paul discusses how to identify and get rid of nutsedge.
Do My Own Lawn Care  -  How to Fix Lawn Damage
Paul does a follow up on his liquid fertilizer and plant growth regulator application he did a couple of weeks ago.
Do My Own Lawn Care  -  Cool Season Grass Disease
Paul will go over his plan to get rid leaf spot disease as well as discuss plans to rehab the lawn.
Do My Own Lawn Care  -  How to Get Rid of Doveweed
Paul talks about how to keep doveweed out of your yard and the best products to do so.
Do My Own Lawn Care  -  How to Plan a Lawn Care Program
Paul discusses things to consider when planning a lawn care program.