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A well-kept lawn can help you make a great first impression. It is a great feeling to see your green lawn cleanly trimmed and to hear the approving murmurs of your company. However, what happens when your lawn isn’t so cleanly trimmed, your lawn is mottled with brown spots and bald patches, and the neighbor’s dog has left their “housewarming gifts” all over your lawn? There are a variety of problems that can occur with your lawn and make your lawn a source of stress and headache. If you’re having issues with brown spots in your lawn, here are some solutions to the most reasons for brown patches that homeowners face when trying to maintain their yard.
If the neighbor’s pets are annoying you and destroying your yard, it is obviously time for you to address it. Sometimes, a simple conversation with your neighbor can fix this problem. However, when a polite and neighborly conversation is not feasible for you, there are other options for resolving problems with the dog next door. While the laws differ according to
Root or Grass Obstruction
Another reason for brown spots is that the grass or roots in that area of your lawn may be blocked from sunlight or water. In this case, removal of the obstruction and some tender care would be all that is required to bring green into that area of your lawn again.
Your lawn may develop brown spots due to an imbalance in your lawn’s pH level. To determine if this is the issue, you can test it yourself or send it to your county office for testing. To test it yourself, take some soil samples from various parts of your yard (including healthy and affected locations), and mix the samples together. Test the resulting soil mixture to get
Bad Watering Habits
Ironically, bad watering habits can also contribute to brown spots in your lawn. As the
A fungal disease may also cause brown spots or ringlets in your lawn.The possibility of fungi being widespread in your lawn is rare due to the various types of grass in a residential lawn (as opposed to a golf course, for example), however,
Caring For Your Lawn
Taking care of your lawn can be hard work, however, there are plenty of benefits of having a green, well-maintained lawn. From a good impression to a boost in home appeal, a beautiful lawn yields many benefits to any homeowner willing to maintain their lawn. If you would prefer to use our lawn care services, feel free to contact us today and learn how we can make your lawn look great!