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Best winter(cool season) lawn grasses in USA

As we are moving towards the upcoming winters in the USA, it becomes difficult for lawn lovers to choose the best lawn grass in winter for their lawns. Many people try to grow the same warm or hot season lawn grasses on their lawns and become upset when they get very bad results.  There are some very good native and foreign lawn grasses that perform well in winter and cold season(from 10 degrees Celcius to 25 degrees Celcius in summer) in the USA.  Here, we discussed their features and performance in lawns in cool seasons.  Best cool season(winter) lawn grasses in USA Let's understand all the features and performances of some best cold climate winter grasses-  1. Bluegrass for lawn  Most of the researchers consider Kentucky bluegrass as a native North American grass of the  southern Appalachian Mountains. Bluegrass is cool-season lawn grass that doesn't get dormant in normal winter conditions. It is easy to maintain in winter too. But like other cool-season lawn grasses, Kentu

Lawn Algae removal in USA, causes, and treatment of affected lawn algae spots

Lawn algae is a very genuine problem of those lawns where people become careless and compromise with drainage, sunlight access, shade, soil health, etc.  Lawn algae not even make your lawn look bad but it is not good for the overall health of lawn grass or turf. Its removal and treatment of the affected area can take a long time if you don't manage it in the early days. Let's understand the basics of lawn algae, its causes, removal, and treatment of the affected area by DIY.  Lawn Algae, causes and removal  Lawn algae appear long period of moist soil without drain. Lawn algae are plants that make a soft green layer on moist soil or turf. Later, it turns into black and brown scum over the soil and grass. It almost stops the growth of lawn grass. Causes of algae in lawn  There are several reasons for lawn algae but most of the time it appears if the following situations happen at the same time- Poor drainage in the lawn increases the chances of lawn algae. If unwanted overmoistu

Tall Fescue grass in lawn in USA, Identity, cold winter season, process of growing from seeds

Most people choose Bentgrass or Bluegrass for their lawns in cold seasons. But surprisingly, Tall Fescue grass is far better and multipurpose grass than these two. We can use it as pasture and make compost from it too. Tall fescue grass can handle the same difficulties that Bluegrass and Bentgrass can have. It is popular but still, not the first choice of most people.  Tall fescue and fescue are slightly different from each other and terms of soil type and features looks. Tall fescue has more rough blades than normal fescue grass and the color is slightly lighter. Here, we will understand the steps of every process to grow Tall fescue grass on the lawn with all the requirements.   Tall fescue grass for lawns in USA Tall fescue grass is cold season grass in the USA. Tall fescue grass is among the few cold season types of grass that can handle high foot traffic easily. Also, Tall Fescue grass don't spread itself fast as other lawn grasses and not even quick invading in nature. Let

Tips for 'August lawn grass care' in USA, requirements, and steps to follow to improve lawn grass performance

August is a very crucial month for lawn grass in the USA. This month, lawn grass faces variations in temperature from hot to moderate. Even if you did mistakes in recent months, then you still have a chance to make your lawn conditions better. Sometimes, people do mistakes or are unable to manage the timings of weeding, aeration, and fertilization.  Here, we made a few helpful tips for you to follow during August to care for your lawn. Tips for August lawn grass care in the USA To recover and care for lawn grass in August, you should follow the basic practices of lawn care properly. But your approach to practicing should be quite scientific and practical. You can't behave the same with all the lawn grass varieties. They all are different but in the same climate native lawn grasses, you can behave almost the same.  Here, we made a schedule for summer native lawn grasses in the USA like Bermuda grass , Bahiagrass , Zoysia grass , St Augustine grass , etc.    Weather conditions for la

Best lawn care services in Cincinnati(OH-USA) and annual packages

Choosing a perfect lawn care service company in Cincinnati(city of Ohio) is very confusing for some people. In Cincinnati, many local and national-level companies provide lawn care services. These companies work on different plans and prices for lawns. Let's understand the overall performance ratings of the best lawn care service companies in Cincinnati with their annual lawn care programs.   Best lawn care services in Cincinnati  Here, we choose the 7 best lawn care service companies for you in Cincinnati. These 7 companies are national and local level brands of lawn care services.  Let's understand each of them.  TruGreen lawn care service TruGreen is a popular company in the USA that covers almost every state.  TruGreen offers 5 annual programs to their customers for their particular requirements. Following are the named annual packages of TruGreen- TruHealth TruComplete TruSignature TruMaintenance TruNatural Apart from annual programs, they provide additional services to th

NexGreen lawn care services in USA, customer reviews, contact, and additional services

NexGreen is a lawn care service company that provides almost every kind of lawn service. According to NexGreen, their services are eco-friendly and use less amount of fertilizers and pesticides. Let's understand what are the services NexGreen provides and their reviews in eyes of their customers.   NexGreen lawn care in the USA Although NexGreen is not popular as TruGreen lawn care still some points will make you reconsider your choice of selecting a perfect service for your lawn.  Following are the lawn care services that NexGreen provides to their customers- NexGreen lawn care services NexGreen treats a lawn in its six applications. Their expert staff practices this application throughout the year to give you the best results. Following are the six applications of NexGreen- In the first application, NexGreen visits and inspects the lawn condition just after winter. Expert member of NexGreen collects the data on problems and conditions of the lawn that need to be treated. In case

Soil and water conservation In USA, Methods to prevent soil erosion, and save water

Climate change is taking very bad shape as time is growing. It is affecting atmospheric temperature and the natural resources of water. Not only water shortage but decreasing soil fertility is taking an agricultural shift as people are shifting towards animal farming rapidly.  We are in between the initial and middle stages of such problems. If we don't get fast permanent solutions then it is going to be a direct challenge for the survival of living beings in the future.  Here, we discussed all the major steps and methods to conserve and sustain water resources and soil fertility.  Soil and water conservation in USA Water(drinking and working) shortage is the major problem that is affecting the current generation but if it will not get any solution then it will be more difficult to survive in the future for the upcoming generation.  Soil conservation is a must for soil regeneration, increasing soil fertility, and preventing soil erosion on a large scale. There are many unintentiona

Trust basket services, prices, customer reviews, gardening compost bin(trustbin), pots, toolkit, plants, stands, and contact details in India 2022

Trust basket is a popular and leading Indian brand selling gardening requirements like pots, plants, seeds, containers, compost, etc. Trust basket helps you with indoor and outdoor gardening requirements through their e-store. Also, they have most of the facilities for vertical farming and setup. People get worried about the quality and quantity of gardening products if they buy them online.  So here, we described all the plans, services, and reviews of trust baskets to make things simple for you to choose trust baskets or not. Trust basket services Trust basket gardening kit Whether it is a vegetable garden or any other garden indoor or outdoor, trust basket provides every required gardening tool. They provide their gardening kit with proper helping manuals so that you can easily understand their use even if you are a beginner in gardening.  This gardening kit has multiple tools like Garden scissors for pruning,  Durable steel planter accessories Sprayer gun All-purpose garden kit Ga

How to get rid of 'Clover' from lawn in USA, identification, causes of clover, and clover removals

Most lawn owners know clover but they treat it as a weed. People want to get rid of clover from the lawn as it works as a weed. Before removing the clover from the lawn, let's understand the clover first. It will become easier to remove it from the lawn. Clover removing from the lawn in USA Let's understand how to identify clover. Following are terms that may help you to know clover-  Clover identification  Leaves Generally, each clover is found with three or four leaves. These leaves are curved(round) from the edges and close at the vertex. Flowers  Clover flowers grow after full germination. Generally, clover produces white flowers but there are yellow and pink flowers as well.  Height The average height of a clover is 5 to 6 inches and it can grow up to 8 inches above the ground.  Color  Clover is shiny green color leaves. These leaves look very attractive in sunlight. Nature Clover is aggressive and invading in nature. Is clover bad for the lawn? In the case of clover, ther

Lawn grass fertilization with organic products in USA, requirements, timings, and implementation in various seasons

The basic mistakes that people do during fertilization in the lawn are related to their timings, selection of fertilizers, and over or fewer doses of it.  These three things are basic factors that decided the overall growth of the lawn grass people take these lightly and then complain and make the wrong decision about many things.  Here, we discussed all the above problems people face and the right solutions for them.  Lawn grass fertilization in the USA  Lawn grass fertilization is a neither simple nor difficult task to do. You can DIY it by following the proper steps and strategies. Let's understand them each one by one by starting with soil testing-  Soil testing before fertilization Sometimes people don't get results even after using quality fertilizers in their lawns and gardens. Without making any certainty and understanding, using random quality fertilizers is quite a naive step.  So first step before selecting and starting the fertilization process, you better should e

1,000 sq-ft Backyard sprinkler irrigation system cost in USA, requirements, and brief of sprinklers

The sprinkler irrigation system is very useful and become popular for irrigation in the USA, especially in lawns. Although some people are impressed with sprinklers also, they are curious about the estimated cost and requirements of sprinklers.  Here, we will understand each term of requirement one by one and their estimated cost in the USA.  Backyard sprinkler irrigation system cost in USA(1,000 sq-ft) Sprinkler irrigation system is a long time plan for lawn or garden irrigation. It cost you very low amount in maintenance and irrigate automatically.  Here we took a sample of a 1000-square feet backyard rectangular area to make things easy for you. In the case of circular or other curved areas, you can virtually divide your lawn area into a rectangular area.  Sprinkler irrigation system Cost estimation(1,000 sq-ft) Following is an estimated cost of sprinkler irrigation system for 1000 square feet area- Sprinklers head(5 pieces)- $50 PVC pipes(130 feet)- $200 PVC elbow(6 pieces)- $25 PV