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Cut the grass high when it is hot.

Cut with a sharp blade to prevent diseases.


Water grass. Water builds up, makes water grass.

Do not pull out water grass. It detaches the nuts underground and more water grass comes up.

Dollar spot. Looks like a brown patch.

Keeps lawns cut high to prevent diseases, crabgrass and other weeds.

High grass also protects lawn when it is very hot outside.
Above 90, Cool grasses go in and out of dormancy. This causes weak spots to catch a fungus.


Sawdust can be used as a mulch, but it needs tons of nitrogen to decompose. Meanwhile, nearby plants will die from lack of nitrogen.

After two years the decomposed sawdust makes a great topsoil and plants will thrive.

Lawn Aeration:

Tines act like teeth, grinding through the ground to create holes in the turf. Those pesky holes are critical to the overall aeration process because they help with soil compaction When soil compacts, it restricts grass from receiving water and oxygen. The holes punched by the tines help, Mark says, because they create space so the grass can breathe, absorbing more water and oxygen.


When to cut blooms off different plants.