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What To Consider Before Treating Your Lawn In September
As the seasons change from summer to fall, it signals a shift in the care regimen for lawns. They’re a few things to do before you begin treating your lawn in September.
Test your soil so that you know what the nutrient levels and pH are. This will save you time and energy because you won’t have to guess what food your turf requires.
You should also aerate your soil. When soil gets too compact, it stops any potential root growth and limits the airflow necessary for proper growth.
Lastly, give your lawn a good dethatching. Having a thin layer of organic matter between the soil and grass can be good for your lawn.
If the thatch piles up to over half an inch thick, it’ll block water and nutrients. It can also be a pretty hospitable place for troublesome insects and fungal infections.