“As homeowners most of us have put hours and hours into lawn care with little results. Dream of a lush, green lawn? You know, one of those lawns that tickles your barefeet with softness as you walk out to get the paper.”
As your lawn responds to nature’s spring wake-up call, help prepare it for a year of healthy growth with these 5 tips.
1. Leave the clippings. The grass biodegrades, adding nutrients and organic matter to the soil. This reduces the need for fertilizer or disposal of clippings. Mulching mowers cut grass into tiny pieces, which quickly break down.
2. Mow at proper heights. Most lawns should be cut taller than you might think. Taller grass means deeper roots and a more resilient lawn. Since proper grass heights can vary depending on your location, contact your county extension office for regional mowing height recommendations based on your turf type…