How to Keep Your Lawn Looking Beautiful People trouble themselves with the use of pesticides to make their lawns wonderful and end up using millions of money. The homeowners end up using so many pesticides than what a farmer would utilize in a similar farm of crops. Worse still, these pesticides end up in our water streams, lakes, rivers and sometimes come into contact with our skin. These chemicals can irritate our skin or even get to the blood system. Many people caution their children when they play in areas that have been recently sprayed. Some countries have even started warning against the use of pesticides in lawn areas. That is not to say that people do not love great lawns. You can use different methods to take care of your lawn and still have a nice looking carpet. Some home owners have begun cherishing alternative lawn care methods. Discussing organic lawn care can enlighten many and yield better results. One of the proven ways of having great landscape without using harmful chemicals is growing healthy grass. You can achieve the great look of your yard without using harmful pesticides and chemical fertilizers. When you are mowing your lawn, you should raise the floor of your mower slightly up, and you will get surprising results. When you raise the mower just a few inches from the ground, with time you will realize your lawn will begin to go green. The weed will start disappearing and being overwhelmed by the grass. the longer blades of grass will go over power the weed because they will photosynthesize better. Using a mulching mower will also yield better results to you. The machines ensure that all the nutrient-rich grass is back to the soil. When you aerate the turf you will improve it a great deal. The market is full of rental machines to help you achieve your goal when you do not have the right machines. A dethatcher machine will effectively remove the accumulated thatch that makes it difficult for water and nutrients to penetrate to the roots of the turf. You should eliminate the thatch before you even think of aerating the turf. The aerator will help the lawn to open up and to loosen the compacted pieces of soil. The next thing after that is to make sure you over seed the lawn. Ensure you clean the area using a rake after aerating it and dethatching it. Make sure you remove all the dead grass and prepare the lawn to plant more seeds. If you have to apply any fertilizers make sure you use organic materials like composite tea. You will have a very fantastic lawn.