How to have a beautiful lawn

For a beautiful lawn

Here what to do and not to do in order to obtain a beautiful lawn.

1- You should not sprinkle often, but when you do, it is necessary to sprinkle approximately 30 to 45 minutes by zones. Since the duration of watering depends on the water pressure in your sector,   the demand for water in the district at the time or that you sprinkle as well as type of watering-that you use, it is not easy to know if you sprinkled enough or not. To know it, when you sprinkle, place a glass on the grass, well anchored so that it does not fall. You will have sprinkled enough when there is approximately an inch (2.5 cm) of water in glass. In general, a watering like that, in-depth, once per week, is sufficient if your lawn is healthy.

2- It is necessary to keep the grass length about 3 inches of height. The grass should not be cut as if you to play golf on the green! It is better to mow it regularly than to mow it too short. When you mow, never cut more of the third of the strand of grass at the time. for a beautiful lawn.

How to have a beautiful lawn

3- The grass should not be mowed very early the morning when the grass is still wet by the morning dew, nor when it is still wet after a rain. It is preferable to cut it when it is quite dry. When it is dry, the cut damages less the grass. Therefore, the grass is less vulnerable to the diseases and the insects.

4- Do not fertilize excessively with artificial fertilizers sold everywhere. A good fertilization carried out in spring using house compost is best therapies for the lawn. The compost helps to retain moisture; it is light and airs the grounds well. Moreover, it is entirely ecological. It is assimilated well with the existing lawn.

5- Do not waste residues of the grass. If your mower allows it, use the chopper function and leave the mowed grass on the spot. In 2-3 days it will be integrated with the lawn and will give again its nutritive elements. If you collect it, use it in your compost.

6- Do not be completely intolerant with other plant species. A dandelion remains a dandelion. And a dandelion reproduces at an unrestrained speed. But certain species of grass are more resistant to the various diseases and insects. Also, in the case of a white grubs infestation, for example, a mixture of grass, white clovers, and thyme is much more resistant.

7- Especially in spring but also several times per summer if your grass needs some, add a little bit of grass seed (or clover…) with your lawn in order to reinforce it and to increase its density. It will thus be denser and less vulnerable to the proliferation of the other species. It will also be less attractive for the majority of devastators insects.

8- It is also important to keep the mower blade well sharpened. A blade of badly sharpened tears the grass strand rather than to cut them well. To have a mower blade sharpened it costs approximately 7 to 8 dollars small motors maintenance establishments, for example.

9- Another way, is to convince your neighbours to follow the same principles as you. Even if you apply all these good principles, if your neighbours let their lawn decline, your lawn will be continuously the object of attacks.
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