spennyman
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Ugly Lawn

Hello everyone i just bought my first house large size yard but very patchy grass just plain ugly. I can mow it but thats about it, i was wondering if anyone had any tips on how to turn this around. i would like to be proud of my lawn but don't know the first thing attached are some pictures i really want to learn

Thanks

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spennyman
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Thanks for helping me out Marlingardener. Can i just grab this soil test kit from my home depot [img]https://i1057.photobucket.com/albums/t396/spennyman1/soil.jpg[/img] will this work. as you can see from picture some spots seem pretty sandy with heavy clay under neath

spennyman
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Marlingardener how far down should i get the soil for the test right off the surface?

spennyman
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How do you think its coming
Marlingardener

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Chipper
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spenny...
Did the soil test show you were lacking in any nutrients? Did you ammend the soil from the results of the test?

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