There are 5 tips for Spring lawn preparation. Preventing weeds is one really good tip. Proper mowing and irrigation as well as feeding practices are the best way to prevent weeds in your garden, or lawn. You should also clear out the thatch. Thatch is the spongy layer of dead grass that build up on the lawn.
- Proper mowing, irrigation, and feeding practices are the best possible weed prevention, but established weed populations require drastic measures.
- If your lawn has bare spots, fill them in now with sod or seed so weeds don’t sprout and get a foothold.
- If you’re not already following a fertilizing schedule, start one now by following the directions on your product of choice.
“Even if your lawn is made up of weeds more than actual grass, you can turn it around with some basic preventive spring maintenance. Try these five tips to get your lawn ready before the weather warms up and the grass (and weeds) leave you in the dust.”