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3.Do you already have a lawn? Aerate it in spring while itís still moist and before spring rains are done. Aerating your lawn in springtime gives microbes and other small life forms a breath of fresh air after winter. Aeration also makes new paths for drainage and keeps your lawn from becoming saturated.
4.A lot is written about lawn fertilizer and big question is why? Grass is most efficient user of nitrogen on earth! Feed your soil with nutrient rich compost and let your lawn get its nutrients natural way. The more chemicals you use, more you disturb natural biological processes that convert organic matter into nutrients and microbes and other small organisms that take natural care of your lawn.
5.Mow your grass high. A 2 Ĺ to 3-inch high cut makes your lawn look fuller, feel softer, and helps keep it healthy. Taller grass shades pesky weed seeds and keeps them from getting established. In addition, a taller lawn is better able to absorb sunshine and better able to retain moisture, two main contributors to a healthy lawn.
6.Enjoy your lawn. After all, isnít that your main reason for having a yard?
Hans is the owner and one of the editors of Lawn Mower Guide a Collection of Articles about Lawn Mowers and Lawn Care