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Just because it’s easier, let’s assume that you have no grass at all or that your grass is mostly dead and you need to start from square one.  There are many, many people out there who have had their homes built and now are faced with a patch of dirt where grass should be.

If you’re like me, however, you may already have a lawn, but there are many, many dead patches all around the yard that need worked on.  Well, we can work on that as well!

All you need to start with is a little grass seed and a little know how!

There are literally hundreds of grass seeds to choose from when you are trying to figure out what you want your yard to look like.  Believe it or not, all of these various grasses can make your lawn look a different way.

What we’re trying to say is that grass isn’t just grass.  There are different colors of green, different ways the grass lays, different ways the grass grows.  Depending on what you’re looking for, choosing the right grass for your lifestyle and preference can make all the difference in having a lawn you can be proud of.

The first thing you need to do before choosing a grass seed is to prepare the land.  If you have a bare patch of land, all that entails is to till up the area until you have a fine powder of dirt.  Then till that area again until the powder is even more powdery.  Then you can be assured you have a great place for your grass to grow!

lawn care IMG_1008 What do you do, though, if you have patches that need to be filled in?  Actually, you need to do much the same thing.  Till up each piece of land until you have a very fine powder to work with.

In either situation, once you have the land tilled up, you’ll need to add in a little bit of fertilizer to make the ground more receptive to the seed it will be receiving.  We’ll address specific fertilizers a little bit later, but you need to find one that will help you achieve your desired results.

Alright, you’ve got the ground prepared.  Now what do you put
in it?

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