Starting a Lawn? Think Low-Water & Weed Resistant

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In addition to knowing what grass is best for your area, keep an eye out for weeds that take over and ruin your lawn and garden. Weeds vary by area, but this map from The Global Invasive Species Team can help identify and eradicate the pesky weeds that commonly plague your corner of the world. Most often, weeds are invasive species that take over native species, but there are often easy weed-killing solutions that don’t involve harmful pesticides.

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Timothy Dahl

Timothy Dahl

Founder/EIC at Charles & Hudson
Timothy’s background includes stints at This Old House, ELLE DECOR, Metropolitan Home and Woman’s Day. His work has been published on Wired Design, Bob Vila, DIY Network, The Family Handyman and Popular Mechanics and he has been featured on the Martha Stewart radio show and as a speaker at the ALT Design Summit, K/BIS and the National Hardware Show.