If you are a homeowner and have a large area of land that is covered with green grass, then you are fully aware of the work it takes to care for the property. This is especially true for those who live out in the country and have plenty of landscape that needs to have some lawn maintenance. Here are several tips on how to keep the lawn in good condition.
If you have a home with a large lawn, it is the lawn that matters so much as it is very visible and can certain have an effect on the appearance of your property. The lawns are quite beautiful to look at with its greenish color spreading over the entire area of the front of your home. It is something that is also very nice to walk upon, especially when it is in great condition. These lawns not only look wonderful, but also they can certainly add some value to your home. This can be a priceless bit of joy having some lovely green grass sitting out front of your house for everyone to see and admire.
In many cases the maintenance of the lawns can be a very difficult task to manage. And because of this there are many people who are hesitant to even think about maintaining one. But when they do the outcome is such a joyous one, that can well be worth it to take the time to learn how to keep up with maintaining one. As long as you have the right attitude and the right type of guide then this task is no so hard to accomplish.
This can begin with the establishment of the landscape, so whether it is new or already existing, the refurbishment just could be necessary. This shall mean that you will need to plan out the part of a lawn in which to be covered with any grass and also the portion that will be left to concrete. This is when revamping will need to be done, which will be aerating your lawn with seeds. The process is known as aeration as seeds are spread out over the land where you want grass to grow.
A spreader needs to be used to help spread the seeds in fine equal amounts in every area so this way there will not be any uneven courage or over crowding of grass on your property. After this is established then you will need to be feed it properly with the tight types of nutrients during the right time. The area of the grass will then need to be taken good care of if it is to become green and lively. The fertilizer will begin to grow the grass at its primitive stage, which shall make the seeds germinate faster so to grow well and then spread quickly over the area in which you want to have grass growing.
After this process is done then the fertilizer will need to be changed. For you to maintain this year round you will need four fertilizers to change each year. Other than the fertilizers you will also need to have some hydration, which you can do with the use of hose pipes or an automatic sprinkler system.
After the grass is well grown with healthy grass you are only left with keeping up the maintenance of your lawn. Even though weed killers can work well, you will still want to mow the grass regularly as it will help to keep the grass trimmed and then the lawn will be so pleasant to walk upon and admire for a very long time.
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gathering of nymphs
A patch of Calypso bulbosa along a trail on the UAF campus. It’s quite amazing that this small patch of Calypso orchids has been flowering every year in the same place for a long time. Unfortunately, UAF trail maintenance people don’t care about the tiny beauty, and lawn mowers chop down the fruits.
By Naoki Takebayashi on 2012-05-24 12:52:12
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This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook and host Kevin O’Connor share tips for keeping your mower running smoothly all summer long. (See below for a shopping list and tools.)
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Full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SuAvejZkgyQ&index=26&list=PLkJADc1qDrr9xYewL7dO-TZtaITm0VY2k
How to Mow a Lawn: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2cwo-pEgDY&index=100&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV
How to Use a String Trimmer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubJOSiTIzXo&index=85&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV
How to Compost: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yj9hUB6d-U0&index=6&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV
Shopping List for Maintaining a Lawn Mower:
– engine oil
– air filter
– spark plug
– spray lubricant
Tools for Maintaining a Lawn Mower:
– funnel, for adding oil
– adjustable wrench
– ratchet wrench with spark-plug socket
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