Growing a thick and healthy lawn depends less on what you do above ground as what you do to the life below the surface. Soil that has a lot of earthworm and microorganism activity is ideal for growing healthy grass. These organisms provide all the necessary conditions for healthy plants to grow. Keeping your soil alive with these organisms is key, and we’ll provide strategies to continually build your soil so your lawn will thrive and demand little of your attention.
The soil beneath your lawn is teeming with life, most of it invisible to us but all of it vital to growing thick, healthy grass.
Consider this: There are more living things in a teaspoon of healthy soil than there are people on Earth. These billions of bacteria, protozoa, fungi, and wormlike microscopic nematodes are the base of the food chain in soil. Like the microbes in your digestive tract, soil’s food web breaks down fertilizer so grass can absorb its nutrients. Let’s dig in and get to know the players and how to keep them serving your lawn’s needs. read more »
Thicker, Greener, Healthier
Simple Steps To Your Lushest Lawn Ever
You’ve seen people who are so determined to have the best lawn on the block that they spend their weekends seeding, mowing, fertilizing, watering, and caring for it. Maybe you’re one of them. Or maybe you can’t or don’t want to do all that work yourself, so you’ve hired a lawn-care service.
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