Remember this?

Before

This is how wretched my backyard ‘lawn’ has look for the past couple of years.

You may recall I have been seriously obsessed with making my back lawn lush and beautiful this summer – and guess what?

IT WORKED!!!
Through the magic of time, patience, water and chlorophyll I now have this:

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Seriously, guys. I have a suburbanite backyard lawn. 

I am BEYOND thrilled with my lawn project – I never knew how easy it actually is to grow grass from seed.  I have to admit I didn’t follow the proper steps – (I found out after the fact you are supposed to put down new topsoil to rake the grass seed into so it has something to grow in.)

Whatever Mother Nature. I won this one.

I basically raked the existing dry, crusty dirt, sprinkled the seeds and watered the crap out of it all summer.

Check it out:

JUNE 2014

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JULY 2014

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AUGUST 2014

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I have to admit the biggest bummer about  this summer project is the total amount of water I used to get the grass this green and lush. I hope now that the baby grass roots are established I can cut back on the water a bit next year and it will still look as nice. P

 

Here’s another angle for your grass viewing pleasure:

JUNE 2014
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JULY 2014

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AUGUST 2014

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Anyone want to come and run barefoot through my lawn?
🙂

 

~T.