Sunday, December 17

Protecting Grass With Planting Footing

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Grassy park is beautiful to look at. Unfortunately, treating the grass grow green and lush is not easy matter. Sadly, if it is to bother caring, so damaged by grass trampled passers.

To be safe grass, create a flow path at a crossing area that is often skipped. You can use stepping (stepping) as ingredients.

Stepping widely available in shops and stone garden equipment. There are made of cement and sand mixture which printed a variety of shapes and sizes. There is a show smooth surface, there is also sprinkled with coral gravel or brush. You also can take advantage of natural stones, such as andesite fuel or as a stepping stone temple.

Problem selection of stone types, avoid the easy palimanan mossy stone. If using natural stone, do not forget to also provide coating for easy no stone overgrown with moss and stay beautiful view, and weather resistant.

Before you start installing footing as the flow path in the grassy park, there are some steps we need to do:

1) Measure the area of the park and create a diagram. Next create a complete design flow footing with the amount of ground.

2) Punch a hole through the area to be covered with a foothold, according to the size of its feet. Further planting ground-footing it on the holes that had been prepared. The depth of the hole to be made shall be in accordance with the type of grass that will be installed.

If the type of grass that dilipilih is a mini elephant grass, swiss or manila, the surface of the ground after planting should be higher 1cm from the surface. If the type of grass used type of local elephant is bigger, the position of stepping surface at least 2cm higher than the upper surface of the soil. That way, the footing will not be buried or too prominent than the high grass.

3) Gemburkan entire surface of the land to be planted with grass, which is around footing. Mix the soil with compost. The comparison, for an area of 2 square meter to use compost as much as 4 kg. Then flush with water until damp. Set aside land for one day.

4) After a day left, a new lawn installed. Leave a gap between about 4cm-5cm, so that grass roots can freely develop. Tap-tap the surface of the grass with the board. Flush with water while still under pressure to roots with the soil. Once this process is complete, clean the surface of the soil and grass steping.

5) Treatment. Sprinkle grass twice a day: morning and afternoon. Give a urea fertilizer once a month.

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