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GREENER LAWN IN PITTSBURGH 

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Tips for growing a greener lawn

It is that time of the year when we are looking at our neighbor's lawn and saying to ourselves, "wow, the grass is greener on the other side."  You won't be saying that for long after looking through this quick guide to getting a greener lawn.

Continue reading to find out the best ways to grow a green lawn!

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DITCH THE  THATCH 

Thatch is made up of undecomposed stems, stolons, rhizomes, and roots.  If the thatch gets too thick on top  of your grass, it can be very  unhealthy for your lawn and more difficult to remove. 

Depending on how much water your region receives annually, you may need to install an irrigation system.  If your lawn is not getting enough water, it will leave the lawn looking dead and unhealthy. 

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GIVE IT  ENOUGH WATER 

By fertilizing and promoting the growth of grass, you are leaving  no room for weeds to take over.  Weeds depend on open space to grow, but when healthy grass fills  the area there is not room for  those weeds.

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CONTROL  THE WEEDS

Mowing your lawn can actually promote healthy lawn growth.  By cutting your lawn when it is dry  at 3-3.5 inches you allowing your clippings to settle and promote growth. Too short or too long clippings will not have the same effect. 

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MOW AT THE  RIGHT HEIGHT

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