Want a lusher, greener lawn this summer? Please read the few simple hacks we have to offer to get your lawn looking the way you want it and in tip top shape.
Be sure to have your soil tested. When it comes to fertilization, it all depends on what kind of grass you have. For best results, consider organic fertilizer. The best way to apply it is to start on the perimeter of your lawn, and work your way in to the middle.
2. Weed Whack Away
We all know that weeds are a huge pain to deal with, but unfortunately, everyone is going to have to deal with them one way or another. The sooner they sprout, the sooner you should attack them, This way, you are killing them before they germinate and cause more weed whacking work for yourself.
3. Get Your Mower Ready
To save some time, have your mower blade sharpened and ready to go for grass cutting season. You can sharpen it by taking a Dremel and using long, smooth strokes along the blade edge. Keep up with this method for every 8-12 hours of grass cutting to assure that your lawn is always getting that nice sharp cut.
4. Let It Grow
For great results, and less weeds, growing your grass to 3 to 3 1/2 inches will be in your best interest. Try to maintain this height all season to keep your lawn green and clean of weeds. This lets the grass blades shade out weed seeds, and it shades the soil, reducing evaporation.
Keep up with these simple steps and I'm sure your grass will be looking greener than ever before!