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Seasonal Guide to a Healthy Lawn (Naturally)
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Here's what to do each season to maintain a healthy lawn without chemicals:

Spring
aerate
rake thatch
test the soil pH
topdress
overseed
fertilize late, if at all 
Summer
mow high & often
leave clippings on the lawn
water properly, if at all
combat weeds intelligently
renovate lawn in late summer 
Fall
use your leaves
aerate
fertilize
overseed bare spots & "old" lawns 
Winter
wait!
winterize your mower
get out your snow shovel
visit  NYC WasteLess Calendar(select "Organic Waste" for listings of all compost-related events)

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ALSO SEE: 
mulch mowers 
helpful links
composting equipment
bwprr composting literature 

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