Things you should do now for a lush, green lawn next spring.
If the summer's brutal heat took a toll on your patch of green, there are a few things you can do this fall for gorgeous grass come spring. For starters, get ready to reseed: As the TOH How to Seed a Lawn Step-by-Step explains, fall's cooler temperatures prevents seed from drying out, but there's still enough sun and rain to help them germinate before going into hibernation for the winter, without the competition of crabgrass and other weeds that die off this time of year. Keep reading for more on what you can do this fall to repair your lawn for next spring, and learn about a new lawn seed for low-maintenance blades. (They grow slow so you can mow susbstantially LESS!)__Tabitha Sukhai, thisoldhouse.com
A big, and often overlooked, part of fall seeding is testing soil pH. Truth is, no soil is ready for seed without the right pH; all of your work will be for naught. You can pick up an easy DIY soil test toRead More »from Easy Fall Prep to Turn This Summer's Tattered Grass Into a Lush Spring Lawn