5 Tips For A Better Lawn

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Real Estate Agent with William Raveis Legends Realty Group 30PA1082583
There's nothing worse then pulling up to a home, no matter how nice it is, and seeing a dead spotted lawn. Here are some tips to improve and maintain a healthy, green lawn.

1) Water it in the morning because the sun will help dry it. You don't want to do it at night because without the sun, the water will just saturate and not dry. We all know what too much moisture can do, fungus, etc.

2) Pull weeds whenever the pop-up. You can also you preventitive chemicals early in the spring.

3) Reseed wherever necessary, the fall is the best time for cool season gras and late srping for warm season grass.

4) Mow the lawn on a regular basis and don't cut it too short. It's recommended never cut-off more then a third of the blade.

5) The lawn needs to eat! Food is essential so make sure you feed it on a reular basis. There are many types of fertilizers out there so inquire about which will work best for you. keep in my dormant grass can't take nutrients so avoid feeding it.

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Rainer
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Rhonda lehnen
Ormond By The Sea Florida
ocean View Realty Group, sale and rental of homes and condos

It is very important that the yard and the outside of the home looks its best!  Thanks for the tips!

May 15, 2011 10:25 AM
Rainmaker
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Deborah Byron Leffler BzyBee Real Estate Lady!
Keller Williams Realty Boise

Great tips...I do most of these....now would it be rude to tape this to a few of my neighbors front doors??  LOL

May 15, 2011 10:29 AM
Rainer
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Paul Lesieur
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Oh man, I am

so not a lawn person. I do my best but next home I get will have no lawn.

May 15, 2011 10:34 AM
Rainmaker
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Sidney Kutchuk
Temecula Short Sale Specialist | 951-217-6745
Temecula short sale specialist at Realty Works Temecula,CA

I see three comments from the ladies so I want to round out the comments with one from the men's side.
I agree with the timing of watering the grass. I water very early before the sun is out so that I do not waste water to evaporation.

May 15, 2011 10:39 AM
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Randy Ostrander
Real Estate Broker, Serving Big Rapids and West Central MI
Lake and Lodge Realty LLC

Good morning Christopher. Good tips on lawns. I am guilty of night watering so I better change my schedule. Thanks.

May 15, 2011 10:45 AM
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