I’m a gardener not a grounds keeper. Need proof? Read on!
I striped the lawn with a poor Spring application of crabgrass preventer and fertilizer. It’s now late summer and the crabgrass is growing in stripes too!
Hey, we built a retaining wall! Back to the lawn, my attempt to fix the stripes ended in a broken spreader and splotches resultant of another poor fertilizer application. I’m 2 for 2, 3rd time is the charm, right? Well, sort of…
Rows of black gold.
Load of crap.
Piles of crap.
The crap has spread.
The "Before," actually 2 days after.
2 weeks after.
3 weeks after.
We applied the compost on a hot day, the circles you see are where the grass “cooked” under the piles before spreading. All in all the compost worked nicely.
Lessons in lawn care take years to learn, next year I know a few ways NOT to do things.