Category Archives for "Lawn Care"

5 Reasons Not To Use Weed And Feed Before Rain

Weed And Feed Before Rain

Weed and Feed

Do you want your lawn to look lush and perfectly manicured? When I moved to my new home, having the perfect lawn was on top of my list. However, despite all my efforts, the results remained disappointing. A neighbor suggested that I use weed & feed products to help control the weeds and, at the same time, strengthen the grass. I immediately got the product and was ready to use it when my neighbor stopped me. He told me that there was a chance of heavy rains in the next couple of days, and using weed and feed before the rain will be of no use.

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Do Birds Eat Grass Seed? How To Prevent Them in These 5 Easy Steps?

Do Birds Eat Grass Seed

Grass Seed

Do you want to grow your lawn from seeds? It is an affordable option, and for smaller lawns, this is a good option. When I first decided to buy seeds for my lawn, I purchased the most expensive and top-quality grass seeds. I sowed the seeds and waited for days and then weeks for the grass to grow. However, the grass only grow in patches, and I had to reseed. My neighbor, who was watching me struggle, told me that it was the birds causing this problem. I asked him, do birds eat grass seed? And he answered yes. Here is what I learned about birds eating grass seeds.

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How to Make Bermuda Grass Thicker? Here Are 6 Easy Ways

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Bermuda Grass

When I first moved to a house with a big open area in the front, I imagined having a lush green lawn and walking on it barefoot. However, even after several tries, the lawn just remained a patchy sad affair. I tried planting many types of grass, used the best fertilizers, and watered regularly but it remained an unfulfilled dream.

One day I finally asked for advice from a neighbour, whose lawn was the envy of all in the area. He told me that he had planted Bermuda grass and found it just right for the climate. I was so happy to be let in on this secret. I immediately went and got Bermuda grass seeds and this time the grass grew evenly but not thick enough. So, I went back to the expert neighbour and asked him as to how to make Bermuda grass thicker? Here are a few things he told me and I am happy to share these with you.

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How Long Does It Take For Grass To Dry After Rain? 1 or 2 Days At least!

How Long Does It Take For Grass To Dry After Rain

Rains Are Welcome

Who does not love a spell of rain after a dry period? I have always enjoyed rains, but it annoyed me to watch my lawn get wet and soggy afterward. It would take 2 to 4 days for it to dry up. In the meantime, we could not do anything in the garden. My dog was not allowed to go and play, and neither were we able to enjoy the outside. You can do nothing about the rains, but you can take some steps to ensure that the lawn does not get damaged.

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