Lawns with severe problems require a
complete renovation. It is probably more practical to destroy your
existing lawn and start from scratch rather than to try to salvage
an already deteriorating lawn.
Before doing anything, determine why your lawn is in its current
Poor drainage and poor soil quality can be corrected by reworking
the soil after the existing grass is removed. If the problem is the
result of the wrong turf species planted, choose
a more appropriate species. You may want to consider a resistant
species if you are battling insect or disease problems. Proper care
and maintenance after renovating will help keep your lawn healthy.
Steps to completely renovating your lawn
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