How to Get a Thicker Lawn and Keep It

31 Aug '23

Mowing for a healthy and thicker lawn.

Hey there, fellow lawn lover. Don't you love the feeling of stepping onto a lush, green carpet-like lawn? You know, the kind that makes you envy to take off your shoes and soak up the sun. 

Luckily, achieving it is well within your grasp. Creating and maintaining a thick lawn that's the envy of the neighborhood involves more than just wishful thinking. It's about adopting the right practices and caring for your green space. 

Let's break down the steps together.

How Can I Make My Grass Thicker and Healthier? 

Mow Your Lawn Correctly

Think of mowing as giving your grass a stylish haircut – it needs to be done right to look its best. 

Imagine this scenario: you trim your hair too short, and it takes ages to grow back to the length you love. Your grass is no different. 

To keep your lawn thick and healthy, mow regularly, but don't be tempted to give it a buzz cut. Stick to the "one-third rule" – never cut more than a third of the grass height at once. This prevents stressing out the grass and keeps it looking lush and resilient.

Water Grass Properly

We all know water is life, and your lawn is no exception. But here's the thing: too much or too little water can spell trouble. 

Deep and infrequent watering is the way to go. Why? Because it encourages your grass to develop strong and deep roots, making it more drought-resistant. 

Strive for approximately one inch of water each week, distributed through one or two thorough watering sessions. 

Water your lawn early in the morning to reduce evaporation and allow your grass to absorb the moisture.

Control Lawn Weeds

Ah, weeds – the unwelcome visitors in your lawn party. They're not just an eyesore but compete with your grass for space, nutrients, and sunlight. 

But don't worry, you've got this. Regular maintenance is your secret weapon. 

Keep an eye out for those invaders and pull them out promptly. And if they're particularly stubborn, weed control from Custom Weed and Spray is your go-to team. We’re pros at making sure your lawn is weed-free and thriving.

Aerate and Overseed Your Lawn When Needed

Think of aeration as a spa day for your lawn. Just like you feel rejuvenated after a massage, your lawn will thank you for relieving its compacted soil. 

When the soil is too tightly packed, water and nutrients struggle to reach the roots. Enter aeration, the process of creating small holes in the soil. 

And while you're at it, why not invite some new friends over? Overseeding is like introducing fresh faces to your lawn party. Choose the right grass seeds, spread them evenly, and watch your lawn fill those thin spots.


By now, you're armed with the knowledge to make your grass thicker and healthier. Your lawn is more than just a plot of land; it's a canvas for your dreams and a sanctuary for relaxation. 

The path to a lush lawn might have its challenges, but with your determination and these expert tips, you're well on your way to achieving the lawn of your dreams. 

So, take the plunge, implement these strategies, and watch your lawn transform into a haven of beauty and tranquility. Your lush, vibrant lawn is waiting; let's make it happen together.

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