Where do I start? This chapter covers important first-step topics including: killing your lawn, bringing in new dirt, useful tools, trees, and the need to create the right environment for seeds to grow.
Killing the Existing Lawn
How to kill a lawn using a non-selective herbacide. Be careful not to overspray, or you might kill your neighbor's lawn.
Bringing in Dirt
This is the perfect time to level out the low areas in your lawn.
A landscape rake is a great tool to help move dirt around and level large areas.
Seeds are little baby plants. It's important to create the right environment so they will grow strong.
Competing with Trees
Using tall fescue gives your lawn a fighting chance against trees in the battle for water and nutrients.