Summer is the ideal time to spend more time outdoors in celebrations or just relaxing. The lawn you have in the garden requires minimal care to have a healthy appearance. If you want to be healthy and grow beautiful, you should follow a set of lawn care tips. In this post you will find a few tips so that you do not miss even a single detail of what your lawn likes. If your home has a garden, this will become the perfect stay in the house to hold meetings, meals or spend more time with the family. Of course, if you want your lawn to be perfect during the summer you will have to pay special attention and apply the specific care for this hot season.
Consider the following tips we offer to take care of your garden this summer:
- Summer Fertilizer:
Before the high temperatures arrive, apply specific fertilizer for this time of year, which will allow your lawn to survive the heat to look pretty and fluffy. Always apply it in the morning, before the sun sets and repeat the operation every four weeks until the hottest time begins.
- The mowing:
The ideal thing is that you cut the lawn of the garden often and little amount. In addition, it is convenient to change the cutting direction each time to prevent the roots from deforming in one direction. Try to leave the lawn about five centimeters so that the irrigation water penetrates well and the roots do not dry out. If your mower has this function, regulate the cut for this time of year. Sharpen your blades frequently so that the cut of the grass is clean and the edge does not remain brown and vulnerable to the entry of microorganism.
In addition, you can leave part of the grass (the thinnest) that you have cut scattered throughout the garden; it will serve as a natural fertilizer. When you go on vacation and grow more than necessary, perform the progressive mowing, several times, to reduce the size of the grass.
- Do not miss the irrigation:
Water at first and last hour so that the water does not evaporate quickly with heat. Try to get (either manually as with a sprinkler system) a fine rain that spreads evenly in all corners of the garden. If you need to check the amount of water you are pouring, place a pot or container in any area of the lawn during a watering.
- Eliminate weeds:
Start with a trowel or a small hoe the weeds of the garden to avoid spoiling your garden. Never let the stem split and the root stay because it will grow back quickly. If it is difficult to remove, apply herbicide on the plant to dry quickly.
The roots of the lawn need to breathe to grow healthy. For this, it is advisable to drill the ground when it is wet. There are different alternatives such as spiked boots (which allow us to aerate a piece of land that is not too extensive with our own feet) or the lawn aerator loop.
Removes roots and dried herbs with a specific rake so that your lawn grows healthy, strong and with an enviable thickness.