To get rid of moss in a lawn, use moss killer on the lawn. After the moss dies, remove it from the lawn using a rake, and plant new grass in the empty spots. Water the newly planted areas frequently until the new grass is fully established.
To get rid of moss on your lawn, apply pesticide, improve the drainage of your lawn, and fertilize it regularly. If you can, it is also helpful to get more light to your lawn. It is best to treat moss with pesticide as soon as it appears.
Alleviating damp, shady conditions and physical removal of moss are natural ways to kill it. Moss grows in yards as a result of moisture, shade and poorly maintained lawns.
Besides online sources, such as the Lawncare.org or Lovethegarden.com, there are some books on the topic of lawn care, such as "The Lawn Bible." The online sources are often free.
Low-altitude pikas survive by eating moss, but very few other animals can do so because moss is a very poor-quality food, says National Geographic. Fairfax County Public Schools reports that a few small mites and crustaceans eat moss, but most small animals use it as shelter material rather than foo
The best time to water the lawn is early in the morning. This gives the lawn all day to absorb the water without totally evaporating due to daytime heat.
Remove moss from a roof using a brush to scrub it away. Then, follow with a bleach and water spray treatment on the roof to kill any remaining moss or algae, and add a 6-inch copper strip under the top row of shingles, to prevent its return.
Ortho’s Bug B Gone Max insect killer and Scotts’ lawn fungus control are two highly rated lawn treatments available on Amazon.com. Highly rated lawn treatments available on the Home Depot website are the Montery termite and carpenter ant control and the Amdro fire ant yard treatment.
According to Better Homes and Gardens, the best lawn seed is the type that matches the climate of the lawn. Cool-season grasses are best for Northern climates, while warm-season grass seed is well-suited for Southern areas.
The best fertilizer to use on a lawn depends on a number of factors, including which nutrients, if any, the lawn lacks and the type of grass being used, according to the University of Minnesota. The age of the lawn is another factor to consider.