User uShare Login | Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.

66° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options




[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!


Lawn Care Tips For Healthy Green Grass

April 28, 2014, 7:43 AM by Brittany Larson

Lawn Care Tips For Healthy Green Grass

"It's getting warm enough and the grass needs the food so it's a very good time to be fertilizing right now," Lawn expert, Jim Anderson said.

Now is a busy time for Jim Anderson, he runs his own lawn care business and stops by several houses throughout the day to treat their lawn.

"Basically, I pull up to the yard and I look it over and see what it actually needs and address it from there for the fertilizer of for the mowing," Anderson said. 

Anderson recommends making sure your blade is sharp enough before you starting mowing.

"The smartest thing is to have sharp blades and when it comes to the mowing and the fertilizing and the spraying you have to watch what you're doing,” Anderson said.

Anderson says fertilizing is key. Every lawn needs the right amount of nutrients to look green and healthy. The right amount of fertilizer depends on the type of soil, levels of humidity and precipitation.

"A good maintaining is a half inch to maybe an inch a week and right now it's just a little too early for using the sprinkler systems just keep them off for right now but when it starts heating up then turn them on but right now just let mother nature do it. At least try to get a good half inch of water on it a week just to help it out especially if it comes to the dryer season,” Anderson said. 

Previous Story

Next Story


Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View news

You may also like

SF Drug Ring Involved 220 lbs. Of Marijuana

8/27/2014 5:48 PM

Her boyfriend was killed during a botched robbery in December in northwest Sioux Falls. Faith Rasmussen and her mother, Theresa, have now pleaded guil...

Full Story | Watch
SF Mother, Daughter Admit To Large Drug Conspiracy

8/27/2014 10:54 AM

Faith Rasmussen, 21, and her 55-year-old mother Theresa Rasmussen admit they were bringing marijuana from California to South Dakota and distributing ...

Full Story
Lead Woman Pleads Guilty To Having Sex With Child

8/30/2014 11:39 AM

A Lead woman has pleaded guilty to having sex with a 12-year-old boy.

Full Story
Speeding Suspect Arrested For Auto Theft, Other Charges

8/27/2014 10:05 PM

Sioux Falls Police have a man in custody after a driver attempted to elude authorities during a traffic stop.

Full Story
Iowa Woman Died In Two-Vehicle Crash

9/1/2014 10:56 AM

Authorities in Iowa have released the name of a woman who died in a crash Friday night.

Full Story