Growing a Green Lawn
Since all of the absurdity about the current lawn look, many companies wish to sell us their chemicals to make them stay beautiful.
Mainly the regular American yard is like a cemetery for all wildlife. Our American lawns use many resources and may release dangerous chemicals into the supply of drinking water. Lawns are usually used in an unimaginative way, as in it just sits there!
The average household has, at least, one pet, kids or enjoys outdoor activities often. Lawns are meant for having fun and spending quality time with friends and family. So, how should you take care of your lawn? How can you take care of it without producing a negative outcome?
No Need for a Large Lawn Small is Fine!
When you finally realize how much lawn you have that is constantly unused, start blocking it off so you can use it for a vegetable garden and a place to plant food for wildlife. Naturally take steps that will contribute to your local ecosystem. If you pay close attention to your lawn you will see that it can help feed the wildlife.
Do Not Opt for The Chemical Weed Killer
You should always choose a natural way to get rid of weeds. If you have weeds that need removing, you should use something like an Uproot Weeder.
For weeds that just keep on growing, you can rake them out with something like a Shark Rake. You may not be able to get all the roots, but with constant raking, you can help make those pesky weeds a minor problem instead of something that can overtake your lawn.
Of course, if you like the all-natural look, you can just take in and keep whatever happens to just pop up in your lawn.
Care for You Lawn, the Natural Way
• Mow your lawn on the highest setting allowed. By doing this, you are allowing the blades of the tall grass to shade their own roots. This allows for moister, cooler and pest reducing lawn issues.
• Every year add at least ¼ to ½ inch of fertilizer. When you add fertilizer to your soil, this allows the lawn to remain moist as long as possible. Also keeps lawns fed and helps to resist pests and diseases.
• When you mow, which should be often, you need to leave the clippings. A lot of people just leave the grass clippings and don’t even think about what to do with them. But if you mow twice as often those little grass clippings become half the size and creates natural fertilizer process.
• Try to use a Techno-Forward Push Mower. Older push mowers are very hard to use, they jam with tall grass and weeds and were very heavy. With a techno-forward push mower, you are able to easily adjust the settings, very lightweight and yes, it is fun to use!
• Do not water the lawn a lot. When you add mulch, mow higher and leave the grass clippings you are actually able to use less water. I would suggest that you contact your local water company and ask them how much water you should give your lawn.
At the end of the day, it is just about having a great time in the yard with your friends and family. Play some sort of sports with the kids or just sit back and watch them play. When you have a great safe yard for you kids to play in or to entertain friends and family you quickly realize that that is all that really matters.
Well, what do you think?
Should a small portion of your lawn contain a wildlife garden or should this just be the end of it? Do you have a lawn? If you do, what do you do to help loosen up the impact of the environment?