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STARTING A NEW LAWN
The best time to start a new lawn is in the fall. The cool season grasses in our area will grow in cooler weather, with less weed interference. Here is our suggested method:
ADVANTAGES: Allows you to choose the varieties you want Have transplants ready when you need them (Ever try to find broccoli plants for a fall crop?) Dodge’s offers a wide selection of seeds, including organic and non-GMO varieties WHAT SEEDS NEED: Free-draining, sterile planting medium Water Air The correct air and soil temperature Sufficient levels of light WHEN TO SOW: Seeds are usually started a set number of weeks before last spring frost Seed packages generally supply this information Starting…
HOW TO USE SCIENCE TO GET OUT OF RAKING LEAVES THIS FALL
Sadly, autumn leaves have to be dealt with. If left whole on the lawn, they can cut off light and air circulation to the grass, and smother it, which may kill it. University research* has found that mowing leaves into your lawn improves the overall health of the lawn, as well as having other environmental benefits. Here are some of the benefits: Decomposing leaves provide organic matter and nutrients for your lawn. Organic matter is key to healthy soil structure…