Remember…way back when…I shared with you my Weed Lawn?
I wanted to Round Up the whole thing and start fres. But WE decided that we should try to preserve what meager grass was there, fighting for survival! So we used a weed killer. The kind that doesn’t kill the grass. Which, if you use that kind of weed killer, you have to wait a VERY long time to seed. (Like 4 to 6 weeks.)
Weeds are like cockroaches! They…just…won’t die. Well, they will, you just have to keep trying until you get the right product or combination of products. Sheesh!
Now the weeds are gone and this is what’s left. Nice, right?
It’s finally been long enough that we can seed now. I’m going to cover all those bare spots with some some of Pennington Seed’s 1 Step Complete because it is so EASY.
I tried it on my front lawn in some bare spots. These are apparently favorite spots for Brody to relieve himself.
I used the product for Dense Shade Areas because that part of the lawn almost never sees any sun.
I don’t usually do “outside” work. It’s funny that I grew up on a farm and yet I know NOTHING about gardening or keeping anything alive that needs even the tiniest amount of nurturing. I was really hoping this product was as easy to be successful with as it sounds.
All I did was:
1. Rake up the dead leaves and grass.
2. Spread the product on the bare spots. I raked it out to spread it evenly.
3. Watered it! I watered it whenever it started to look dry (light green).
After two weeks, this is what has come up. See the baby blades of grass? There all skinny and delicate compared to the older grass.
These are the same two spots that were bare before.
It was so fun to watch the grass sprout and grow.
Now that my front lawn is looking good, that sorry back yard really needs to step up to the plate! I don’t want to look at this any more. LOL
p.s. If you have shady areas where the drainage is poor and you have issues with Moss, try Moss Out. Just make sure you get the kind for your application. There is a product for lawns and another one for structures. (Speaking of which, I’m thinking of leaving some on my “neighbor up the street’s” doorstep. The whole side of their house is green…and that is NOT the color of their house!)
Disclosure: Pennington Seed, Inc. and their parent company Central Garden & Pet partnered with bloggers such as me to help educate us all about grass seed. As part of this program, I received compensation and was hosted by the company for a kickoff event. They did not tell me what to what to say about the use of the products. Central Garden & Pet believes that consumers and bloggers are free to form their own opinions and share them in their own words. Central Garden & Pet’s policies align with WOMMA Ethics Code, FTC guidelines and social media engagement recommendations.