Rejuvenating a Tired Lawn

June 3, 2008

Our Lawn After Fertilizing And Reseeding

Our Lawn After Fertilizing And Reseeding

This spring I used starter fertilizer and planted Scott's Thermal Blue grass seed and just look at our lawn! It had so many large bare spots after the drought last summer! This seed is great and grows fast!

By JoAnn from Knoxville, TN

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June 22, 2012

Is your lawn starting to look tired and unhealthy? If it's plagued by weeds or struggling to grow, follow these 7 steps to bring it back to life.

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September 5, 2019

What is the thrifty way of seeding a lawn?


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Are you doing a whole lawn? Somestimes seed companies have rebates on bagged seed. Just google the name of the different kinds and rebate and it sometimes pops up.


Then if you don't have a store credit card, some of the big box stores like Home Depot often give percentage discounts on the first card purchase so you can add that (I personally don't go this route because I don't want or need credit cards, but it does work).

If you are just trying to fix a small part, we had a place where the grass was encouraging on driveway so we cut it out and then replanted it where we had a part of the grass that was dirt when we had a tree removed. It took great and now looks like the rest of the grass. That was totally free!

Last suggestion...I have seen people on sites like Facebook local marketplace and offering rolls of sod for free or next to nothing because they are either removing it and no longer need it or got to many rolls when doing their yard. You could always put a WANTED note that you want sod!


Post back with what you decide.

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The best time to seed the lawn in my area is in the early fall. Grass seed is on sale this time of year and that is when we buy it.

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May 9, 2017

A thick healthy lawn not only looks good but also helps keep down weeds. When your lawn begins to develop bald spots it is time to oversee. This is a page about how to overseed your lawn.

A section of grass lawn showing the roots to the tips.

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June 27, 2017

You can help keep your lawn healthy and green in a number of ways, from not removing the clippings after mowing, to using homemade and commercial fertilizers. This is a page about lawn fertilizer tips.

A yellow lawn fertilizer broadcast spreader.

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