Lawn Maintenance

Lawn maintenance involves mowing, watering, thatching, aerating and much more.

Water the Lawn

Water the Lawn
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When to water lawns and how to irrigate grass are frequent questions asked. Watering the grass is essential for plant life but if managed correctly it doesn’t need the amounts people seem to think. If applied correctly, 1 to 1 1/2 inches of lawn water weekly is enough for healthy grass. That amount includes rainfall […]

Soil Sample

Soil Sample
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Most people disregard a soil sample test for their lawn. A turf care program should start by testing the soil pH levels whether you use natural or synthetic fertilizers. How to take soil samples is simple, even if all you use is a do-it-yourself sampling analysis kit. Why take a soil sample. It is for […]

Mowing Lawns Best Cutting Height and Patterns

Mowing Lawns Best Cutting Height and Patterns
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Lawn Mowing is an important step in organic lawn care.  The best way to mow grass is probably different from what you’ve been doing.  What height should the mower deck be set at and the best lawn mowing patterns are some of subjects being asked. Another concern is maintaining the lawn equipment.  Safety, sharp blades, […]

Fertilize a Lawn

Fertilize a Lawn
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Many people think they know how to fertilize a lawn by simply taking a walk around your yard with a spreader applying fertilizer. If you see stripes of dark green and light green or sometimes yellow, you can assume you did not fertilize grass correctly. Nitrogen is a contributing factor in keeping your lawn green. […]