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How to maintain lawn in summer

A lawn is a valuable asset to any home, as it provides a green and attractive space for outdoor activities. However, a lawn requires regular care and maintenance to keep it healthy, lush and weed free. In this article l will share some of the best practices and tips for maintaining a lawn such as mowing , watering and fertilizing .

Mowing

Mowing is one of the most important and frequent tasks in lawn care, as it helps to keep the grass at an optimal height,prevent weed growth,and encourage root development.

As a general rule , you should mow your lawn once a week during the growing season and never cut more than one third of the grass blade at a time.

Watering is essential for keeping your lawn hydrated and healthy, especially during dry and hot periods. However overwatering or underwatering can cause problems such as fungal diseases, shallow roots or drought stress. Therefore you should water your lawn deeply and infrequently, rather than lightly and frequently. The amount of watering depend on the type and condition of your grass, the soil type, the weather and the season, but as a general rule you should water your lawn once or twice a week. You should also water your lawn early in the morning or late in the evening to avoid evaporation and scorching.

Fertilizing is another important task as it provides your grass with the nutrients it needs to grow strong and green. However over fertilizing or under fertilizing can also cause problems such as nutrient imbalance and weed growth.

One other thing is Aerating, this is a process of creating small holes in the soil to allow air, water, and nutrients to reach the roots of your grass. It helps to improve soil drainage, reduce soil compaction, enhance root growth, and prevent thatch buildup. You can aerate your lawn manually with a garden fork or mechanically using a power aerator.

Feel free to chin in in the comment’s section with how you maintain your lawn at home , remember our world is green.

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