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Step 5: Planting Your New Lawn

Planting Your Lawn

There are four methods to planting a new lawn: Sod, Seed, Sprigs, and Plugs.    
Sod
Apply a starter fertilizer high in phosphorus, such as 2:1:1 or 1… Read more »

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Step 6: Caring for Your New Lawn

Caring for Your New Lawn

You have put a lot of work into creating a new lawn, so don’t forget the most important step.  Plan for watering needs before you plant your lawn. … Read more »

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Starting From Scratch—Planting a New Lawn

Beautiful lawn

You may have moved into a new construction home with dirt for a front yard or you may have a lawn suffering from acute soil compaction, rampant weed problem… Read more »

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Protect a New Lawn With Straw

Protect with straw

Read more » If the weather is dry or warm, spread a layer of straw mulch over seeded areas.  Straw mulch will slow evaporation, provide some shade, and disperse rain

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