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5 simple tips for taking care of your lawn after laying turf

Everyone wants a beautiful, lush, green garden. It not only appeals to the eye, but also contributes to the garden ecosystem that you have.

laying race can dramatically change the view of your lawn to acquire that incredible garden of your dreams. It may seem expensive at first, but think of it as an investment that will save you money in the long run. It gives homeowners a quick fix to improve the landscape of their homes without having to wait months for the grass to grow by sowing the lawn.

A lawn works just as well as a natural lawn and is perfect for barbecuing, playing, and other great outdoor activities. But in order for the lawn to stay healthy, homeowners need to take some precautions. The following tips will help you maintain a healthy, green lawn for years to come.

How Often Should You Water Grass?

For the first 2-3 weeks, make sure you water the lawn properly 2-3 times a day, ideally early in the morning. Once the roots have established, you can slowly begin to reduce the number of times you water the lawn. Reduce it to once a day for a few weeks first and then to watering every other day.

How much water should you apply to the turf?

Watering the grass is often important, but not as much as the amount of water. Some homeowners make the mistake of watering their lawn easily. With light watering, the water evaporates easily from the blades of grass and does not reach the ground. When the lawn is first laid, you want to make sure that you are giving it enough water so that it reaches the depth of the soil to a depth of about 6 inches. Otherwise, the lawn will look withered and its life will be affected.

How often should you mow the lawn?

As with regular grass, you need to mow the lawn to make sure it stays healthy and doesn’t get out of hand. When the grass reaches 2.5 inches or more, it is recommended that you mow it back to 1.5 or 2 inches. You don’t want to cut it deeper. Cutting too short would result in the food producing blades of grass being damaged and possibly completely removed, which would eventually lead to starvation of the grass. You want to trim the lawn to its height at the same time so you don’t accidentally cut too much of it.

When should you apply more fertilizer?

To ensure the health of the soil, and therefore the sward, you need to test the soil every spring. Fertilizing the soil should be done in spring, summer and autumn. This is usually the time the grass is actively growing. Slow-release granular fertilizers should be used as it is difficult to spray liquid fertilizer evenly over a lawn.

How can you make moss and grass thinner?

During times when the lawn is not receiving enough sunlight, it can develop moss or the grass becomes thinner. To combat moss, you can spray the grass with a moss destroyer. To make it easier to thin the grass, you can rake the lawn with a rake that will remove the dead grass. Then continue with littered to mend those dead spots. You can also put some mixed lawn that covers the seed. This should be done in spring when the grass can grow easier and faster.

A lawn with a lawn is much more comfortable and easier to maintain than a normal lawn that you start over. Make sure your fun summer activities can be played on your own yard this year by considering laying grass and following these tips.

Author biography:

Kym Preslar is a bit of a fan of gardening and home improvement. She has been working on her garden for over 5 years and loves to write about everything that has to do with landscape. No matter if she cares about grass or the greenhouse, she was there and did everything. She is currently enjoying her time at SodLawn as a content manager.