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24 Blogs with Tips for Growing the Perfect Lawn this Spring

Published on April 14, 2013, by in Sitters.

Everyone seems to want the picture perfect lawn, but perfect lawns don’t just happen.  If you are starting your lawn from seed, you have a whole list of things that you will need to do to prepare the ground before you ever even start planting.  If you are working with an established lawn, you will need to make sure that your lawn is properly fertilized and that you get rid of any weeds.  Many times fertilizers will contain some sort of weed killer too. To grow a perfect lawn you will also need to learn how to care for it.  These 24 blogs will explain the steps that are necessary to help you achieve the perfect lawn.

Starting from Seed

Seeding a new lawn can be tricky.  You will need to make sure that the lawn is reasonably level so that the grass seed doesn’t pool or wash down the hill.  The soil that you are seeding into will need to have the right pH levels.  Once you have prepared the soil, there are more steps for sowing the seeds and watering the lawn that you’ll need to do to get them to grow.  For further explanation of starting a lawn from seed, check out these six blog posts.

Fertilizing

Creating a lawn that is rich, thick and green will require some sort of fertilization. There are many different types of fertilizers, including some organic options if you are worried about contaminating the ground water.  Lawns require certain nutrients just like humans do to thrive.  By providing the right fertilizer for your lawn you will strengthen the grass, which will help to choke out the weeds.  To learn more about what kind of fertilizer you need and how to apply it, read through these six blog articles.

Weed Control

The biggest problem that homeowners face with their lawns is weeds.  Luckily, there are a number of different ways you can counteract these pesky lawn invaders. The most labor-intensive method is pulling the weeds by hand. This will give you immediate results and you’ll be able to get rid of the majority of the weeds as long as you get the roots while you’re pulling them out.  The next way to rid your lawn of weeds is to spread a granular weed control mix on your lawn.  Many times this happens while you fertilize your yard.  Another way to kill weeds is by spraying them with a weed killer that is safe for lawns.  The last thing you want to do is spray something to kill the weeds and end up killing your grass too.  That would be counterproductive!  Check out these six blog posts to learn more about getting rid of the weeds in your lawn so that you can have that picture perfect lawn that you’ve been dreaming of.

Lawn Care

Knowing some basic lawn care tips and tricks can make the difference between a mediocre lawn and a lush green one.  Learn how to remove thatch from your lawn, learn what height you should be cutting your grass and learn how much you should water your lawn every week.  These tips might be all you need to improve your yard this spring.  For more tips and tricks in lawn care take a look at these six blog entries.

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