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Lawn care is the most basic of landscaping chores. If you want to do it yourself and have a great looking home landscape, you need to know a few lawn care tips.

Before you do anything else, such as mowing, clean the lawn. Rake up leaves and debris and clear unwanted brush. If you want a level lawn, get rid of bumps or dips:

    • To get rid of little dips, fill the holes with topsoil and then add grass seed.
  • To remove bumps, use a garden spade to cut an X in the raised area. Peel back the sod and then remove soil as needed before replacing the sod.

By cleaning and leveling your yard, you will make the lawn easier to mow, and your yard will have a pleasing, uniform appearance.


Mow the grass regularly. Depending on where you live, and how fast your grass grows, mow once every week or two. Adjust the lawn mower blade so that it does not cut off more than one third of the grass’s height. The surface area of each blade of grass is important in sustaining the health of the lawn. Cutting the grass too short creates an environment conducive to disease.


Another essential lawn tip is to make sure that your soil is not too compact. Over time, soil becomes compact and hard beneath the grass, which causes such problems as reduced moisture penetration and restricted grass root growth. To learn more about lawn aeration ,just click the link!.


Fertilizer can help your lawn grow. While you can grow a healthy and attractive lawn without fertilizers, many people find them helpful. However, avoid using too much fertilizer, which can kill your lawn and harm the environment as the excess fertilizer is washed away. To learn more aboutlawn fertilizers ,please just click the link!.

Top Dressing

If you want to avoid using standard fertilizers for top dressing, try the tips offered in the Organic Lawn Care Guide .Top dressing is composted organic matter mixed half and half with sand. You spread a thin layer over the lawn to improve the lawn rooting, creating healthier, hardier grass, without fertilizer.


To prevent weeds and avoid the use of herbicides, you can use the organic lawn practice of overseeding. Overseeding helps crowd out weeds and creates a thick, lush lawn. First, rake or aerate to expose soil. Then spread about one-and-a-half times more than the recommended amount of grass seed.

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Updated: January 25, 2016 — 6:46 am

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