General Lawn Info

Twelve Tips for a Better Lawn

Twelve Tips for a Better Lawn IMPROVE THE SOIL 1.) Don’t apply lime (unless your soil tests acidic) In areas with heavy rainfall, minerals tend to be leached out of the soil. If you live in one of these areas then you would want to lime your lawn once a year. When: September – October. With what: Lilly/MillerĀ® Soil Sweet (dolomite lime with magnesium, 40 lbs. covers 1,000 sq. ft.) or Super Sweet (granular lime, 25 lbs. covers 2,000 sq. ft.) Why: Sweetens acidic soil; gets the full value out…

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General Lawn Info

Preparing a New Lawn

Preparing a new lawn Whether using seed or sod, always begin by thoroughly preparing the soil. For best results, incorporate 2-3 inches of compost or other organic matter into the soil. Till to a depth of 6-8 inches. Level the area with a rake and roll. 1.Set the spreader at #7 and go over the area both directions with the grass seed. 2.Change the spreader to #5 setting and apply the fertilizer one direction. 3.Rake the area lightly. Please follow and like us:

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