Use a thatching rake called a power rake to pull thatch out of the lawn. Grubs are the most prevalent lawn pest.
Once you get below the layer of thatch rake the soil to loosen it for the seeds.
How to get rid of dead grass in your lawn. Reseeding is often necessary. Rake the dead areas to loosen any brown grass. Drive a spade deep into the ground and flip clumps of soil over.
Don t water if the lawn doesn t need it. I watched your video about it but you didn t mention what i could use to get rid of it. When you have weeds growing alongside grass they fight for available water in the roots at the surface which means there is less water to keep your grass alive.
Thatch rakes have hooked sharp steel tines that cut or scarify the ground as they pull all of the dead grass out of the lawn. First turn the soil over. Thatching strips the dead grass that protects grass roots as well as destroying grass crowns.
I have question about creeping bent grass. Keep your lawn healthy but don t pamper it. It is important not to remove all of the grass but just break up the top layer of thatch remove the loose dead thatch either with a lawn mower by hand or with an outdoor vacuum.
Beer has lots of fermented sugars and nutrients. Use proper watering practices. Pest infested grass pulls up easily because the roots are damaged.
Pests tend to invade overly watered excessively fertilized lawns or neglected lawns. The beer acts as a fertilizer and provides nutrients to new grass growth. Begin by removing thatch from the area of dead grass using a garden rake or hand rake.
To free up the water available to your lawn hand pull weeds out by the root so that they stop stealing water from the grass you re trying to maintain. The beer will strengthen the grass and neutralize the nitrogen in pet urine. If you water do it early in the day so the grass can dry out fully before nightfall.
If your lawn is brown pull up a small area of turf. Do not leave any clumps on the lawn. Then flood the area with a garden hose for at least 15 minutes.
If dew is collecting on your lawn each morning your lawn probably does not need to be irrigated at all. I just want a gorgeous lawn and am at a loss with it. That buries the most contaminated top layer of soil deep in the ground where the contaminants will dissipate before new roots grow down that far.
A dead patch will absorb the sugars and nutrients thus helping the soil below. It s all over my lawn in splotches. Read how harold enger our lawn care expert tells a reader the three best ways to eliminate it.