Most lawn diseases are cured by adjusting cultural practices, such as watering or fertilizing less, or at different times; aerating also helps. Get help identifying the disease from a local nurseryman or cooperative extension service before using fungicide.

Most lawn diseases are cured by adjusting cultural practices, such as watering or fertilizing less, or at different times; aerating also helps. Get help identifying the disease from a local nurseryman or cooperative extension service before using fungicide.

How to diagnose and deal with common lawn problems like grubs, dog damage, dry spots, moss, and more. | Photo: Courtesy Missouri Botanical Garden PlantFinder | thisoldhouse.com

How to Deal With Common Lawn Problems

How to diagnose and deal with common lawn problems like grubs, dog damage, dry spots, moss, and more. | Photo: Courtesy Missouri Botanical Garden PlantFinder | thisoldhouse.com

Easy+cleanup+for+brick+edging. Use old pruning saw to cut along bricks and pull out in a single strip.

Easy+cleanup+for+brick+edging. Use old pruning saw to cut along bricks and pull out in a single strip.

lock for deck - what a cool idea!  no pinched fingers or broken nails! such a good idea!!

lock for deck - what a cool idea! no pinched fingers or broken nails! such a good idea!!

Photo: Kindra Clineff | thisoldhouse.com | from Everything You Need to Know to Grow a Lush Lawn

Everything You Need to Know to Grow a Lush Lawn

Photo: Kindra Clineff | thisoldhouse.com | from Everything You Need to Know to Grow a Lush Lawn

use Epsom salts as a lawn fertilizer, they can be applied using a spreader, which ensures even distribution, or diluted in water and sprayed on grass. For every 100 square feet of lawn, the Dirty Doctor recommends applying half a pound of Epsom salts over the lawn using the spreader. Alternately, combine 1 ounce of Epsom salts with a gallon of water, blend thoroughly, and use a mister to treat the lawn with the mixture.

Epson Salt & Lawn Care

use Epsom salts as a lawn fertilizer, they can be applied using a spreader, which ensures even distribution, or diluted in water and sprayed on grass. For every 100 square feet of lawn, the Dirty Doctor recommends applying half a pound of Epsom salts over the lawn using the spreader. Alternately, combine 1 ounce of Epsom salts with a gallon of water, blend thoroughly, and use a mister to treat the lawn with the mixture.

Lawn Care: How to Repair a Lawn (dead glass, luscious green grass)

Lawn Care: How to Repair a Lawn (dead glass, luscious green grass)

Rather than collect newly shorn grass, use a self-mulching mower to leave shredded cuttings behind. Think of it as free fertilizer. Anecdotal evidence suggests that returning clippings to your lawn may contribute as much as 2 pounds of nitrogen per 1,000 square feet.

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Rather than collect newly shorn grass, use a self-mulching mower to leave shredded cuttings behind. Think of it as free fertilizer. Anecdotal evidence suggests that returning clippings to your lawn may contribute as much as 2 pounds of nitrogen per 1,000 square feet.

Spring: Aerate in 22 Year-Round Lawn Care Tips from HGTV

22 Year-Round Lawn Care Tips

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