Lawn Care: How to Repair a Lawn

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Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Broadcast spreader
  • Bucket
  • Garden rake
  • Shop vacuum

You'll also need a cake pan, a watering timer, a pump sprayer, a dial sprayer, a hose and a lawnmower.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Grass seed
  • Soil activator
  • Chicken manure
  • Slow-release fertilizer
  • Gypsum
  • Crabgrass preventer
  • Herbicide
  • Winterizer fertilizer

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