Lawn Care: How to Repair a Lawn Don't give up on your lawn until you try this. Grow lush grass, even if your lawn looks worn out and unhealthy. By using a combination of soil additives, fertilizers, and tender, loving care, you can change your lawn from scraggly to golf-course green in one season. -Overview -Spring care -Late spring, early summer -Mid to late summer -Fall care
This is much easier than installing blocks or rolls of edging. Best of all, I can mow right up to this edge so I don’t need to waste time weed whacking. After 3 or 4 years you’ll need to recut the edge but it is easy and quick once the edge is established.
Homemade Crabgrass Killer: Select an old sock or nylon; pour baking soda into it. The amount you need depends on the size of the patch. More is not necessarily better; you just want enough to coat the leaves. Prepare the weeds by misting with a garden hose. Lean over the crabgrass and tap the baking soda out of the sock. Strike it with your hand and let the dust settle on the leaves. Coat the entire patch and wait a day or two. The crabgrass should turn black and die.
"When it comes to your lawn, there's no such thing as fashionably late. Get the most out of your efforts by giving your lawn what it needs, when it needs it." Article: Lawn Care 101 By: Eric Liskey http://v2.estatevue.com/platform/kelowna/freisguys/blog.html
Simple Trick for Spreading Seed: Tired of dumping out a lot of grass seed where you just need a little? Reuse an empty parmesan cheese dispenser so you won’t pour out too much. Smart Dispenser. The three-holed side of the container dispenses seeds smoothly and evenly. If you need more seeds for a big bare spot on your lawn, use the open side of the lid.