Grass Rooted

Lawn Care

Every season means new things for your lawn. With the arrival of fall temperatures, lawns in most parts of the country perk up after struggling through the heat of summer. Enjoy the green! At the same time, fall lawns need slightly different maintenance than spring or summer lawns. Here’s what you can do to keep your lawn lush this fall and beyond. Mowing. Your lawn will keep growing through the first frosts of the season, so don’t ... Read the rest of this story

If you live in a four-season climate, fall is a great time to apply lawn fertilizer. Why? Let’s count the ways. Green for the fall. A fall lawn fertilizer application will keep your grass green for months to come. Want a green lawn for you family’s Thanksgiving football game? Put down some fertilizer now, and start looking forward to some good green grass stains. Stores for the winter. Giving your lawn an extra dose of nutrients now ... Read the rest of this story

Napa, California has a new “Cash for Grass” program–the city is offering $500 to local residents willing to swap their thirsty lawns for succulents, cacti or other low-water plants. If a city is willing to pay citizens to jettison their lawns, that means lawn irrigation is a real water conservation problem, right? For the sake of the environment, should you rip out your lawn too? The answer is, it depends. Here are a couple of important ... Read the rest of this story


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