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?
Through the magic of time, patience, water and chlorophyll I now have this:
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:
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:
Anyone want to come and run barefoot through my lawn?