Education

Topdressing Lawn with Compost

Topdressing is the process of adding a thin layer of material over the surface of the turf. Many materials can be used to do this, including sand, soil, and compost, as well as mixtures of composts and sand. Adding thin layers of these materials over the surface of the turf makes it possible to add organic amendments and gradually change the soil without disturbing the plants that are growing.

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Soil Basics

Understanding basic properties and principles of good soil is integral to organic lawn and plant management. A degraded soil has poor structure and poor biology and therefore requires large amounts of chemical fertilizers and pesticides to be productive. One of the main goals of Nature Guard Organic Lawn and Plant Care is to improve and maintain soil health.

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Why Organic?

There are many reasons why organic products are the best choice in lawn care. The most important is that natural-organic fertilizer is safer for you, your family, and your pets.

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Spread Seed in the Spring and Fall as a Weed Preventative

Any bare or thin spots on your lawn are likely to fill with weeds or crabgrass. Your best defense against this is having your lawn thick and full.

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Water: Too Much or Too Little of a Good Thing

Tip for how to measure the amount of water on your lawn and the best ways to water your lawn. There is such a thing as too much water!

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National Non-Profit Organizations Advocating Organic Lawn Care

Here are a few national non-profit organizations to take a look at who strive to create a safer environment for everyone.

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Regional Non-Profit Organizations Advocating Organic Lawn Care

Here are a few regional non-profit organizations who strive to create a safer environment for everyone

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