If you’re not a landscaping expert, you may encounter a few issues with your lawn and not know how to solve them. While many people ignore the problem and hope it goes away, it’s in your best interests to be proactive when it comes to your yard. Any number of landscaping problems can be permanent, so as soon as you notice something wrong, you need to take action. You can call upon a professional landscaper or follow the helpful advice below.
Problem: A common problem, especially with lawns you have not been taking care of, is that weeds occupy them. They can choke a garden take it over, and cause it to look terrible!
Solution: Fortunately, there is a way to solve and prevent weeds from taking over. Of course, you can get expert help, first and foremost. Or, you can remember to mow your lawns regularly with a sharp blade. You can also make sure your grass is getting enough water, supplementing it if necessary.
- Bald Spots
Problem: Men are not the only ones to suffer from bald spots; your lawn can too! Bare spots are areas of your grass that are not growing. They can occur for many reasons. It might be a heavy traffic area of your lawn, your retic services don’t reach, it might have a disease, or it might have had something set on top of it for too long.
Solution: Dig up the bald spot and a few inches of lawn around it. Rake and till the area, and add grass seed and topsoil. Water it, keep the birds off it and wait for it to come back. Plan your landscaping around this area in the meantime.