grass and soil

Spreading compost, soil mixtures or organic material on your established lawn can help create healthier grass

with a thicker root system that helps choke out weeds and turn your yard into a water absorbing sponge.


There are a few things you can do to improve your lawn and help protect our rivers and Lake Michigan, like allowing your grass to grow taller for better root development.

graphic showing how grass roots grow deep

For tips on nurturing a healthier root system that chokes out weeds, check out the video to the right.