Get your croquet set out of the shed and dust off your sun hat, it’s time to make your lawn a lovely place to be.
Keep in mind that if you live in a place with limited water resources, you might not want to have a lawn at all. There are plenty of alternatives that will look lush and inviting without needing the average rainfall in the Amazon basin. However, if you are blessed with an abundance of rain, this infographic will help you make your lawn shine.
A lot of the “weeds” that thrive in lawns do so because they have taproot that can reach nutrients that the short-rooted grass cannot. These taproots break up and aerate the soil, which your lawn needs so the ground doesn’t become compacted. If uniformity is important to you, then you’ll need to aerate the lawn yourself with a garden fork or some other implement. If you don’t mind a little diversity, let the weeds do it for you. After all, clover has pretty little flowers that bees love.
Now that your lawn is getting proper care, let the Only Guide You’ll Ever Need to Growing Vegetables do the same for your veggie patch.