Garden Lawn Care
Organic Lawn and Garden Care is the new way of caring for both human and
environment. Spring is the best time to start a new lawn, here are some tips you
want to keep in mind.
So to ensure a successful season for your green thumb lets go:
The two Basics Are About the Soil
- Loosen the soil around your perennial plants to let them absorb the welcome
- Compost is a versatile material that can benefit every type of soil. Top-dress
your lawn with a layer of compost that is fine enough to fall down and reach the
soil. Use coarser organic matter for garden care.
With the basics in mind you can start tweaking :
- The addition of compost or peat moss to clay soils helps keep clumps from
forming and improves drainage.
- Alternatively, enriching sandy soil helps it retain moisture so that it won’t
run off before plants can use it.
- If you have loam, you are either a very prudent or a very lucky gardener.
Still, a top dressing of compost lets spring rains replenish nutrients that have
leeched out over winter.
- When your lawn begins to green-up and grow, aerate it with a core aerator to
improve drainage and add some air to your soil.
- Take care of bare spots in your yard. Before weeds begin to grow is a great
time to create a tree ring under a large deciduous tree.
- An investment in some
lawn cloth and decorative mulch not only makes a barren area attractive, it
defines a border for mowing and edging.
- Other bare spots in your lawn may just
need amendment. When in doubt, have your county extension agent or lawn and
garden care professional do a soil test to help you determine what your soil
Prepare potted plants for the outdoors by spiking them with cinnamon sticks,
which will keep dogs, cats, squirrels and rabbits away!
Marigolds and petunias
planted around the edge of your garden also keep the neighborhood fauna away
from your flora!
Organic lawn and garden care methods give you an environmentally safe,
attractive outdoors that is healthy for both you and your gardening projects.
Starting to care for your lawn and garden before you plant paves the way for a
healthy, chemical-free, lush-growing landscape that you’ll enjoy all summer
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Guide To Mulching
Mulching is an important method to keep your lawn healthy. Like all living
organisms, grass needs nutrition, and it can get that nutrition from the grass
clippings that are returned to your lawn....
What to Look For In a Mulching Lawn Mower
Mulching is a great way to keep your lawn fertilized and moist. Mulch is a thin
layer of organic debris which breaks down in the soil to provide nutrition to
Guide to Mulching Mowers
Lawn clippings can provide valuable nutrition for your lawn. Mulching mowers
can cut the clippings into fine pieces which makes it easier for your lawn
to break them down.
Super Mulching With a Ninja Mulching Blade
Mulching has a lot going for it. It fertilizes your lawn, reduces landfill
space and saves collecting lawn clippings. While there are many mulching
lawn mowers on the market today, only Snapper mowers have the patented ninja
mulching blade - one of the best mulching blades available......
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