How to Aerate a Lawn
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How to Aerate a Lawn

Over time, it’s inevitable that the soil in your lawn will become hard, compacted, and overgrown with thatch. This can have a disastrous effect on your grass plants, as they need plenty of access to air, water, and nutrients to keep growing green healthy blades. At this point, you need to step in and aerate…

How to Dethatch a Lawn
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How to Dethatch a Lawn

Your lawn has three layers – the top layer is the grass, the bottom layer is the soil, and the layer of matter that sits at the base of your grass blades in between the grass and soil is known as ‘thatch’. Dethatching is the process of removing this layer using specialized dethatching equipment.  While…

What is Hydroseeding?
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What is Hydroseeding?

Hydroseeding, or hydraulic mulch seeding, is a method of reviving or growing a new lawn that’s used as a speedy and inexpensive alternative to planting traditional grass seed or laying sod. It involves spraying the planting area with a hydroseeding mixture similar to a slurry, and is particularly useful for large or inaccessible areas on…

Will Bleach Kill Grass?
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Will Bleach Kill Grass?

Bleach is a useful and versatile cleaning agent in the house, but what about when you apply it to the garden? Does it kill grass, and what about other plants? The answer is that bleach will certainly kill grass, especially in large quantities, and you won’t see it grow back quickly either. You might want…