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4 Steps to Maintain Your Lawn   Summary Step 1: Chemically treat your lawn Step 2: Control insects and their larvae Step 3: Controlling Fungus Step 4: Maintain Your Lawn Insects or diseases can attack your lawn as many insects can find a home on your lawn. Some attack the roots, others prefer the leaves. Beetle larvae, wireworms, red ants, sod webworms… The diseases that threaten your lawn: Mildew (or coin spots): the cause is often acidic, poorly drained, over-watered soil. The red thread is responsible for the red strands between the grass stems. Fungi cause witches’ circles. Rust, red-orange pustules… But, there are many others, and identifying them is not always easy. In case of doubt, ask for the help of a specialist. Here are all the solutions to treat your lawn against diseases and pests. Step 1: Chemically treat your lawn Application of the treatment Select the product…

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Like many Canadians, you probably take pride in having an attractive lawn. A green and healthy lawn is easy to achieve with a bit of work. A little effort now will save you a lot of effort later because healthy lawns are less vulnerable to pests, weeds, drought and other problems. Follow these simple steps and you will have green, healthy grass in no time. Mow High Cut your grass to around 6 to 8 centimeters (2.5 to 3 inches) high. Keeping your grass on the tall side helps shade soil, prevents weed germination, encourages deeper root growth and allows for better rainfall absorption and filteration. Water Deeply Water your lawn deeply but not too often to promote the growth of deep roots. Apply about 2.5 centimeters (1 inch) of water only when needed. It usually is no more than once a week. Place a small pet food or tuna…

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