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  • Lawn not green

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  • #13794 Reply


    nothing working want to try Organic our Lawn is approx 1.5 year old and sitting on approx 4 foot of clay the root system is approx 2 inches someone recommended to areate than what's next we have tryed Lesco last season and Scotts this year 6 weeks ago still nothing also did soil sample test 7.0 kit was from Home-Depot if that matters thanks for any help anyone can offer

    #13795 Reply

    Creating a good looking lawn using organic methods requires a few easy steps: First, stop using chemicals. You can't go half way. Chemicals can inhibit the growth of soil-enriching microorganisms that the lawn must have. Second, get a soil test done with your own kit or by cooperative extension. Grass likes a pH in the 6.5 range. Add lime as necessary. Third, overseed with new grass seeds formulated for your lawn. Next, let your grass grow 3 to 4 inches tall to promote deep roots and to prevent the growth of crab grass. Feed your lawn with natural organic fertilizer. Leave the grass clippings on the lawn after cutting with a mulching mower.

    #13799 Reply


    Thanks for the info

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