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Making Your Lawn's Soil Healthier

The grass is greener on the other side of the fence. But what if your lawn is greener? Does it mean that your lawn is healthy and free from disease? Pardon the initial nonsense, but you should know that a lush lawn does not always equate to healthy soil. How can you make sure that your lawn's soil is healthy? Below are some tips to help you make your soil healthier before you start landscaping.

Prevent Using Harsh Chemicals Healthy soil is not all about soil abundant with minerals. Within your soil, micro organisms reside. Those micro organisms are the ones mostly responsible for bringing additional minerals and nutrients to your soil. Using harsh chemicals or bad combinations of compounds could kill them. Make sure that you sparingly use inorganic and strong elements on your lawn.

Let Your Soil Breathe Aerating a lawn is standard practice done by professionals to encourage healthier soil. Letting your soil breathe allow the helpful micro organisms living on your lawn flourish. By the way, the aerating method that you need to do for your soil depends on the plants living on your lawn and the type of soil your lawn has.

Fertilization Of course, do not forget fertilization. Providing additional nutrients on your soil will make it easier for your plants to thrive. However, do not that fertilization is only a temporary fix for unhealthy soil. Since fertilizers only provide nutrients and not help the micro organisms on your soil survive, fertilization can only do much for you. More ideas about this can be found here

Those are just a few of the ways most Sunnyvale landscapers recommend to make sure that your lawn's soil is healthy. There are other methods you can do such as feeding your soil with limestone, killing the weeds that infest your lawn, applying soil conditioners, and maintaining the water and moisture levels of your soil. Make sure that you research all those methods for you to know how to make your lawn much healthier and more beautiful.


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