dry lawn - Knowledgebase Question

lake charles, Lo
Question by moonbean7061
June 12, 2009
what do i have to do to keep my lawn from dieing


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Answer from NGA
June 12, 2009

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If your lawn is dry, it may be due to compacted soil. You can improve this situation by aerating the lawn. A core aerator will remove one inch by three inch plugs from the lawn. Leave the plugs on the lawn and they will dissolve in rain or water from the sprinklers. After aerating spread a thin layer of sand or compost over the area and water it in well. The sand or compost plus the soil from the plugs will work their way down into the holes left by the plugs. You can then overseed your entire lawn.

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