Lawn Care 101

There are advantages and disadvantages to both methods. If the clippings are too long and must be raked, try hand raking. This light aerobic exercise will save you a trip to the gym. If you are adding seed to cover bare spots or a thin lawn, use hardy perennial ryegrass and drought-tolerant liquid weed and feed fescue seed mix. Alternately, reseed with a drought-tolerant, low-maintenance Eco-Lawn seed. For a commercially available, nontoxic “spot treatment” for weeds, we recommend Burn Out Weed and Grass Killer. To learn more, read our article about How to Read the Weeds for a Healthier Lawn.