Nothing is more beautiful than a lush green lawn where your pets and kids can run free. Regardless of your best efforts, sometimes your lawn will still show signs of weakness. You might have the perfect lawn in spring, but your lush green grass goes to junk as soon as summer sets in. That’s where top dressing lawn areas comes in. Top dressing your lawn encourages the slow release of long-lasting nutrients that your turf needs and is a great, natural way to ensure your lawn grows optimally all year long.Read More
Dethatching a lawn is not a necessity. But when done properly, lawn dethatching can really increase the quality and health of your lawn.
Many people have issues with their lawn, and are not even sure of what thatch is and how it affects the health of a lawn. Thatch is an organic layer of debris usually made of dead and alive plant material. This usually forms where stems meet the roots at the soil. This can build up and turn into a thatch layer which in small amounts is good for your lawn, but when over 1 inch, it can cause major issues. It is definitely something to worry about and take care of regularly.Read More
If you’d like your lawn to be the lushest and greenest on the block, you need to know when and how to apply lawn fertilizer. Luckily, today I’ll be sharing my guide to creating a lawn fertilizer schedule, and sharing some tried-and-true application tips to help you get a lush, green and healthy lawn.Read More
Lawn aeration is defined by Biggs and Straton, as a perforation of the soil with small holes to allow air, water and nutrients to penetrate the grass roots.
Aeration essentially breaks up the layers of soil, and helps the roots grow much deeper and stronger, therefore creating a lawn free of weeds and turf which is very resilient.Read More
Virtually every living thing needs water to survive, and your lawn is no different.
You may think that watering your lawn should be a simple and regular endeavor, but you would be wrong. In this article I’ll answer the question: how often should you water your lawn?Read More
Despite popular belief, a thick, lush, green lawn does not just happen overnight without any effort. While it may be common knowledge to landscaping and gardening professionals, the secret to a thick, beautiful lawn is unknown to many. In this article I’ll explain how to overseed a lawn to improve your grass.Read More