Looking after your lawn

Looking after your lawn

Home Gardening And Lawn Care

Gardening and lawn care are tasks that anybody can do successfully if they have the information necessary and are willing to begin a new hobby that will rendering pleasant results to your life.

The Basics to Home Gardening and Lawn Care

A list of the basic facts that you will like to know and benefit from apply

A few basic things to know are the foundations of good gardening and lawn care. Mowing is one of the most crucial, it is necessary that you remember rule number one : mow higher. Set the blade of your lawnmower higher than the current use and your grass will grow slowly and taller.

Tall, thick grass will result in the best aid to combat weeds, the compete with grass in the search of sunlight over the ground and vital nutrients under the soil, if you think carefully if the grass blades are taller, they will gather more sunlight, preventing weed to receive enough light and their roots, which are many times, very large, will weaken and eventually die, avoiding the uses of herbicides. Include in your list other recommendations as mow with sharp blades, renew your blades eventually or at least, sharpen them, you must notice about sharpening your mower blades: always take blades out of the machine and be aware of cuts.

lawn with push mower
lawn with push mower

When mowing is made with waste edged blades, the grass will suffer damages from tearing and spoiling the beauty of your lawn them currently. A last recommendation on mowing: Mow only when grass is dry and wait if rains is about to fall.

You can mow in many directions to get a more completed work: diagonal, circular, etc. This will keep your grass neat and that kind of mowing combat weeds. Weeds tend to grow in many direction, so make sure to do this kind of mowing frequently.

About sharpening your mower blades: always take blades out of the machine and be aware of cuts. When mowing is made with waste edged blades, the grass will suffer damages from tearing and spoiling the beauty of your lawn.

Basic About Soil and Watering

Watering

Watering is a vital issue in gardening and lawn care. Don’t over water plants, too much water washes off nutrients and eventually, kill roots by decaying. Have proper watering schedule. Choose the type of watering according to your climate, location and type of grass. Best hour for watering are later on the day or very early on the morning, before 8 a.m. If you think that watering is tedious you can install a sprinkle system if your lawn is large enough.Once installed you can set the clock to the desirable hours and forget about watering yourself. Anyway, you must do a current check out to know that system is working well and there is no leaks.

Automatic sprinkler
Automatic sprinkler

Analyse your soil. Take a sample of your soil and get it analysed. You know if your soil is alkaline or acid, what kind of fertilisers required. Fertiliser are better when properly applied. Don’t over fertilise, this may tend to burn your grass and pollute your environment and choose compost for fertilising and use always organic lawn care product, thus you will care not only about your lawn and garden but about your community and environment. Easy things can change the world.

Remember that good garden and lawn repairs spiritually and materially the pollution of the modern world. Garden and lawns were a peaceful source for the soul. Now we take the old way back without letting the new techniques, like landscaping using mowers, out.

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