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5 Steps To A Better Lawn And Garden
If+you%E2%80%99re+lucky+enough+to+have+a+lawn+with+a+good+topsoil+base%2C+much+of+the+hard+work+of+keeping+a+lawn+beautiful+is+already+done+for+you.+But+many+of+us+do+not+have+this+luxury%2C+and+besides%2C+even+with+a+good+topsoil+base%2C+you+still+have+to+work+hard+to+keep+a+beautiful+lawn+and+garden.%0D%0A%0D%0A%3Cimg+class%3D%22size-large+wp-image-1487+aligncenter%22+src%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fremodelier.com%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2018%2F09%2F5-steps-to-a-better-lawn-and-garden-683x1024.png%22+alt%3D%225+steps+to+a+better+lawn+and+garden%22+width%3D%22683%22+height%3D%221024%22+%2F%3E%0D%0A%3Ch5%3E5+Steps+To+A+Better+Lawn+And+Garden%3C%2Fh5%3E%0D%0A1.+The+best+time+to+mow+a+lawn+is+when+it+is+cool+and+dry.+Wait+for+the+morning+due+to+dry+off+and+before+the+afternoon+heat+takes+hold.+Alternatively%2C+late+afternoon+or+early+evening+following+a+watering+in+the+morning+is+also+a+good+time.%0D%0A%0D%0A2.+A+hedge+is+a+much+better+boundary+divider+than+a+fence.+It+will+provide+better+privacy+and+keep+pets+and+children+in+%E2%80%93+or+out.+It+will+attract+birds+to+its+shelter%2C+and+provide+a+great+backdrop+for+plants+and+flowers.%0D%0A%0D%0A3.+Bring+the+beauty+of+your+garden+to+you%3B+plant+hyacinths+near+walkways+and+doors.+Their+magnificent+perfume+will+swamp+the+spring+air+and+make+your+garden+really+come+alive.%0D%0A%0D%0A4.+Add+your+garden+to+non-garden+items%2C+such+as+lampposts+and+mailboxes.+Surround+these+items+with+flowers+planted+to+take+advantage+of+the+earliest+to+the+latest+flowerings.+You+could+have+white+snowdrops%2C+purple+and+gold+crocus%2C+blue+hyacinths%2C+and+various+colored+tulips.+You+could+also+surround+the+posts+with+rocks+to+provide+added+interest.%0D%0A%0D%0A5.+Simple%2C+but+effective+weed+control+can+be+achieved+on+your+lawn+by+mowing+often+during+spring.+This+will+prevent+dandelions+spreading+by+eliminating+the+yellow+blossoms+and+preventing+seed+formation.+Mow+high+during+late+spring+and+early+summer.+This+will+allow+grass+blades+to+shade+the+ground+and+will+help+prevent+crabgrass+from+sprouting.%0D%0A%0D%0AYour+lawn+and+garden+should+be+a+source+of+pride+and+beauty.+You+don%E2%80%99t+need+to+spend+lots+of+money+on+expensive+fertilizers+and+herbicides%2C+or+fancy+lawn+furniture+and+ornaments.+A+little+common+sense+and+thought+can+go+a+long+way+to+making+your+lawn+and+garden+a+much+better+place.