- Fertilize in the early part of the season: Applying fertilizer in early spring encourages the growth of new plants and maximizes the potential for healthy growth throughout the year.
- Control weeds: Keep an eye out for weeds in your lawn, and deal with them promptly. Use spot treatments for small patches and pull larger plants as soon as you see them.
- Cut your lawn regularly: Regular cutting at the right height is important. Experts recommend cutting often enough to never reduce more than 1/3 the height of your grass.
- Water deeply: When it hasn’t rained for more than a week, it’s time to water deeply. Watering deeply ensures that the water penetrates the roots and can sustain your lawn in dry periods.
Taking care of your lawn requires a bit of effort, but it’s worth the work when you have a lush green lawn to enjoy. Here are some tips for keeping your lawn healthy and beautiful: