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Thrifty Tips - Save time and money on summer lawn work.
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Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Greetings Thrifty Friends,
Welcome to August, folks. This is when Mother Nature really turns up the heat, which mean homeowners tend to spend more time and money on their lawns.
The Average American household spends almost $400 a year to spruce up the yard--but a couple easy tips will guarantee you will get your lawn gorgeous for a lot less.
Keep pinchin' those pennies,
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TODAY'S THRIFTY TIP:
Soak in water savings.
No need to water throughout the week. One deep soak is best to strengthen roots. Grass does best with about an inch of water a week. To make sure your lawn hits the mark measure the amount by keeping an empty aluminum can in your yard.
And to keep your water bill down even further, restrict watering to the early morning when water won't be evaporated by the midday sun.
Get supplies for less.
Forget hitting the nursery for your lawn care needs--instead make a trip to a farm supply store. The goods are the same, but the packaging tends to differ. for example; pricey straw mulch at a garden center is sold as cheap live stock bedding at a farm outlet, and that means big savings for you.
Cut it right.
Think cutting the lawn short will save time? It actually can weaken the roots and encourage the growth of weeds. The most important mowing rule is never to remove more than one-third of the leaf surface at any one mowing. Typically your grass length should be between 3 and 4 inches.
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