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Mowing is most misunderstood part of lawn care, and most often incorrectly performed part of lawn care. Far too many people will set their mowers too low or "scalp" lawn. How many times have you spent time mowing your grass in hopes of a beautiful result only to end up with brown spots? Cutting too much off top leads to thinned out grass, and shallow root systems.
Now once you have achieved perfect lawn, you must do regular maintenance to prevent it from going back to being a pasture. Spend a little time and money and keep it watered and you will keep lush grass you spent your hard earned money and time on. The ideal way to water your lawn is with an Automatic Underground Sprinkler System. This way watering is done every day that it needs it, you don't have to drag hoses, you don't waste water from over watering, and you get all of lawn watered, not just where you happen to set sprinkler. If you implement this type of sprinkler system, make sure to water shrubbery and annuals separate from lawn. If you applied same amount of water on your landscape as gets put on lawn you would surely kill some plants from over watering.
Now that you’re ready to care for your lawn, you’ll need to get your supplies. Lawn care products can be found at many local gardening centers, or through many online merchants. Buying gardening supplies online is growing in popularity, and made even more economical by online coupons and discounts. For coupons on everything from fertilizers to lawn tools and equipment, check out www.CouponChief.com and easily save yourself some big bucks. Spend extra cash on your first big BBQ of summer and invite all your neighbors over to drool over your well manicured, lush green lawn.
Josh Gray, President of UC San Diego’s Gardens Club, is a consultant to CouponChief.com. This online coupon website provides free coupons and discount codes to many favorite gardening websites on their home and garden coupons page.