Moss in the Lawn - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by deirdresull
March 29, 1998
My lawn has been taken over by moss. What can I do?

Answer from NGA
March 29, 1998
Don't despair! The presence of moss usually indicates poor drainage, very acid soil, shade, low fertility or excess moisture, on second thought...despair just a little! But, follow that up with a bit of work. To eliminate it, figure out which of those conditions apply to your situation and get back to us. There are things to do which will be a big help. For instance, if it's under the trees try pruning them a bit to invite sun in. Or if it's poor soil conditions you could apply some fertilizer...and copious quantities of lime! (Have a soil test done first.) Do your homework and give us a jingle (a question to the web site, that is).

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