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Wednesday, June 6, 2018   /   by Amy McLeod

6 Lawn Care Secrets for a Yard That'll Make the Neighbors Green With Envy

There's a reason so many landscape painters seem to focus on rolling, emerald-hued hillsides: That lush, green look can seem magical.
Which is probably why we, as homeowners, try to re-create the magic in our own yards. But going from "Hey, I have a yard" to "I have a yard that will knock your socks off" takes some hard work. It goes beyond mere maintenance and mowing. It requires a bit of landscape and garden design know-how and a heavy dose of patience. It even requires some science.
Luckily, we have some insider secrets to get it done. These six landscaping and lawn care tips promise to transform your own personal patch of dirt into a lush, verdant lawn that'll make your neighbors green with envy.
1. Scratch the thatch
Over time, your yard accumulates a layer of dead or decomposing stems, roots, and other detritus near the surface. This is called "thatch." If you care about having your neighborhood's No. 1 lawn, it needs to go.
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