Get Started with a Beautiful Lawn isn’t as hard as you think.
We all want one, but most of us don’t know the little tricks and tips to take your lawn from just another one on the block to the best on in the neighborhood. And it doesn’t take hours of work or tons of money.
A lush, green lawn is the perfect way to accentuate the beauty of your home, add value and of course be a great place to spend time out in the sunshine. That’s what we’re here for, to help you get that perfect lawn. Step-by-step.
The Right Foundation
It all starts with the right grass. What lots great on the ball field or on the golf course doesn’t always cross over to the home. You need to pick the right type of grass for your climate, amount of sunlight, and area you live in. Don’t worry we’ll help you out.
Having the Right Grass is key but you also need to care for and maintain it.
Taking Care of Your Lawn
Lawn maintenance doesn’t have to be a work intensive chore and you don’t need to work at it every day. You just need to understand the fundamentals of what make a lawn grow and stay healthy year round.
More goes into mowing than you think. The time of day, the watering schedule, the season and the amount of times you mow a month all effect your lawn. Don’t worry we’ll go over all the details so you know exactly how to do it right.
If you want to take your lawn to the next level you might want to look into lawn patterns and stripping. Guaranteed to make your lawn stand out next to your neighbors boring old yard. Plus you get to show some of your creativity.
You have to give your lawn a drink but knowing when and how much water is what determines how fast it grows and how green your lawn will be. We’ll it isn’t the only thing that makes it green but it certainly helps.
One of the steps people either totally neglect to do, or go overboard and burn their lawn (then blame it on the dog). Follow our feeding advice and get a luscious, green lawn you’ll love.
Aeration is a mystery to a lot of people. It can be essential in lawn maintenance because it allows oxygen, water and nutrients to flow freely into the root zone. It also helps prevent mildew, mold and disease.
Picking the right grass and maintaining it correctly is the biggest part of the battle, but you still need to be aware of and watch out for pests, disease, invasive plants, weeds, foot traffic and so on.
Don’t let the critters get you down. We’re here to help you keep the pests away and find ways to deal with pets if you have them, or to keep your neighbors animals away without harming them.
Weeds can wreak havoc on your yard if you don’t keep on top of them. Invasive plants, including other types of grass can also be difficult to deal with. Even tilling up and starting over might not solve your weed problems.
Tools of the Trade
Finally, check out our reviews to find the best products to grow, cut and maintain your fabulous new lawn.