Lawn Report, March 2017

I’m going to start making random comments and updates about my lawn in monthly Lawn Reports. #lawnnerd

All of my over-seeding in the Fall has paid off! Maybe one application of Milorganite has been made since the seeding…

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The average height is probably 14 or 15 inches, but since it all leans over, it does not look that tall.

I’m dreading the first mow.

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Testing soil pH and fertility

Before putting money into lawn fertilizer, I had to check the pH and fertility of the soil.

I bought this tester and several disposable testers. I did multiple tests on one part of the lawn to benchmark the tester. Once I knew it was testing right, I checked different parts of the lawn.

The pH throughout the yard is fine, but I need to improve fertility. I’ll probably buy a balanced fertilizer and some weed killer.

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