Michael's Turf VLOG - Types of soil and their impact on your lawn

Join Michael to learn how the type of soil beneath your lawn impacts how you should care for and maintain your lawn...

Video Transcript

Welcome to the fifth episode of the Turf Vlogs! As we discussed in our last video, your soil structure is crucial to the success of your lawn. Understanding the composition of your soil is essential to comprehend how your grass reacts and why it's necessary to make any improvements. Your soil consists of five vital components: air, water, organic matter, minerals, and living organisms. The proportions of these components depend on the type of soil you have, whether it's sand, loam, or clay. This affects how your grass grows and responds to maintenance programs. A soil test is an excellent way to determine the exact makeup of your soil and identify which key elements need attention.

In addition to the five key components, nutrients like nitrogen, potassium, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, and pH play a significant role. pH is particularly important as it determines how your grass responds to nutrients and can impact the preparation of your new lawn or renovation. Our expert team has years of experience and is ready to assist you in identifying the best approach for your situation, balancing the key components in your soil profile, and achieving the best results for your lawn.

Don't forget to follow our page and stay tuned for our next episode, where we'll discuss what's necessary to prepare for your lawn renovation.


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