The Ultimate Lawn Comeback: Six Easy Steps to Revive St. Augustine Grass

The Ultimate Lawn Comeback: Six Easy Steps to Revive St. Augustine Grass

Hey There, Lawn Lovers! 🌱

Question: Is your St. Augustine lawn on the struggle bus?  

If your St. Augustine lawn looks like a hayfield, don't sweat it! We've been there and we've also got the ultimate organic pick-me-up: With these six steps we can get your lawn back to it's beautiful self. 


Step 1: Watering 101 💦

First things first, let's talk H2O. Drowning your lawn is no good, and neither is letting it turn into the Sahara. Aim for that Goldilocks zone of "just right" with deep, infrequent watering. Trust us; your lawn will drink it up!  Use a screwdriver or a soil probe to routinely check for moisture in several spots around your lawn.  Pay attention to the brown areas.  If the soil is properly hydrated the screwdriver will go right in.  Doing this weekly can help you stay ahead of issues before they arise.

Photo of Screwdriver in Soil

Want to learn more about how to setup your sprinklers properly?  Checkout our Blog on Sprinklers.  Click Here to Read More

Step 2: Dead Spot Clean Up 🧹

Time to roll up those sleeves and tackle those pesky brown patches! With a soft leaf rake in hand, gently clean away the dead grass down to the soil to make room for new, vibrant growth. The cleaner you get this without killing your healthy living grass the faster this process will go.  Feel free to pluck any unwanted volunteers from the lawn at this time.  We already have brown spots so what will a few more hurt?  Think of it as your lawn's fresh start—a clean slate for a greener future!  

Photo: Soft Toothed Rake in St. Augustine Grass.

Step 3: Fertilize Like a Pro 🌿

Time to roll out the red carpet for our Seasonal Lawn Bundle! Whatever season you're in we have you covered.  This isn't just any fertilizer; it's the VIP treatment for your lawn. With the current season specific bundle from HealthySoilOrganics you always know you're getting everything your lawn needs to thrive this season.  You're giving your grass the organic feast it deserves. 

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Learn more about our Annual Lawn Program and some good lawn maintenance tips by reading our Southern Lawn Guide.  Click Here to Read More

Step 4: Compost Magic 🪄

Next we sprinkle on some Nature's Way Resources Leaf Mold Compost like you're adding parmesan to pasta. This will help add life to the soil, provide moisture retention and provide something your grass loves to grow into.  This is the secret sauce to a lush, happy lawn. It's like giving your grass a spa day!

Learn more about this compost by reading our in depth blog post discussing why this product is the best.  Click Here to Read More

Step 5: The Grand Finale: Water! 💧

It's time for the final splash. Use small bowls or a rain gauge to make sure you're giving your lawn around 1 inch of water. This will activate the MicroLife and put moisture into that beautiful compost.  This is the grand finale that brings it all home.  

Photo of sprinklers watering the lawn.

Step 6: Now We Watch and Wait

Now that you have put everything into motion you want to see results.  The best way to do this is through the use of photographs.  Please take a few pictures of your lawn from different angles and then do it again every two weeks for the next few months.  This will help you understand the progress your hard work has made.  You will also start picking up on clues that keep you ahead and helps keep this from happening in the future.

Two photos of the same lawn illustrating improvement over time being visible.

A Heartfelt Farewell 🌿💚

We know that your lawn is more than just grass; it's a space where memories are made, where children and pets play, and where you find peace at the end of a long day. That's why we're so passionate about helping you transform it into a healthy, lush, green sanctuary. Our MicroLife Organic Lawn Fertilizer Bundles and Nature's Way Resources Leaf Mold Compost aren't just products; they're a promise to help you create a healthier, happier outdoor space for you and your loved ones. So here's to new beginnings, to greener lawns, and to a future full of outdoor joy. Thank you for letting us be a part of your lawn care journey.

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