Set mower heights from five to six cm for good root development and minimize weed growth.
Mow once a week in spring; cutting too much at once stresses the grass.
Sharpen lawnmower blades - dull blades rip grass, rather than cutting it clean.
If youíre in the market for a new mower, check out a mulch mower which chops the clippings up into a fine mulch and blows it down into the lawn.
Fertilize lawn mid to late May with organic slow-release fertilizer.
Use an aerator to open up compacted soil.
Spring is the best times to over seed a lawn using the same type of seed as the rest of the lawn.
Plant new lawns.
Plant bedding plants and patio containers.
Prune back spring-flowering perennials.
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