Buildings have laid out structures while still in the blueprint stage. While some possess carparks, others may not. Some others may also possess gardens or lawns as desired by the owner of the building. Whatever one’s choice may be of having in the building plan, surely one should be prepared to engage in activities that foster the beauty and continuous existence of these additions to a building. Gardens, lawns, car packs, among others, serve various purposes; aesthetics, demarcation, comfort, as the case may be.

However, among all these, the focus of this write up is the lawn, not just any kind of lawn, but a large one and how to maintain it. Maintenance of anything at all goes a long way in enhancing its longevity, appearance, or what have you.

A good maintenance culture should be cultivated as it, on the long run depicts the kind of person one is. Lawns are actually a beauty to behold when they are treated well and maintained adequately. Since this write up is directed at large lawns, the maintenance tips would be referring to the large lawn. However, it is noteworthy that the maintenance of a large lawn is not so different from that of a small lawn, it just entails doing what you would do for a not so large lawn, on a larger scale.

Various ways of maintaining a large lawn

  • Removal of weed

This is very essential to the beauty and attractiveness of your lawn. It gives the lawn a tidy look as well as leaves no room for unwanted organisms to thrive. It could be done in different ways, like with the hand, a hoe, a weed remover, as the case may be.

  • Regular inspection of the lawn

It’s also very expedient as you are able to detect unwanted occurrences like thatch and you are able to take care of such unwanted occurrences.

  • Aeration of the lawn

Aeration is another way of maintaining the lawn. It is important that adequate air is able to have free flow through the length and the breadth of the lawn.

  • Water supply

Making sure that that the lawn is never short of adequate water supply is another important way of maintaining the lawn. Though it might be really demanding, you cannot overlook it because the grasses in the lawn have to look green and healthy. You could use a water sprinkler system to save time and energy, as opposed to the use of a hose.

  • Mowing in the right manner

Moving is an important addition to these maintenance tips. Mowing in the right manner and with the correct technique helps to give the desired beauty and outlook to the lawn. Based on the fact that you do not want to waste time on mowing, there are certain things you should put in mind when mowing your lawn. It is advisable that you purchase a heavy duty mower based on what it has to offer. You could use the best zero turn mowers which are faster, more effective and have a longer span of life when compared to the cheaper ones.

Because it is a larger lawn, you are sure to use it for a longer time than what you would use for a smaller lawn. Also, setting the deck to about 3 inches will not make it too short and the grass would not be weakened. Cutting it in a balanced way will neither make it too long nor too short. You could also set your zero turn mower in such a way that the grass particles are not bagged but shredded. This provides nutrients for the other grasses.

Limiting the space you have to mow through the instrumentality of landscaping is also not a bad idea.

  • Maintain your equipment

It is also noteworthy that you have to maintain your equipment so that they are at their best working condition to achieve the best possible results. When it is time for you to lubricate, make sure you take the machine off the lawn, so you don’t spill oil on the grasses because it can affect their growth.

  • Soil

You could also take extra soil and apply it on areas that are somewhat short of soil so that there would be balance and uniformity.

  • Or just leave it to professionals

Finally, you could get professional help. You could call agencies that specialize in maintaining lawns. They may be community agencies that come at intervals to take care of lawns. You stand to get the best out of your lawn based on the experience that they have to offer.


Maintaining your lawn is not something overly difficult. With consistency and dedication to it, you stand to have to your credit the lawn of your dreams. Also, with the correct maintenance culture, your lawn is set to be appealing to all and sundry. Why don’t you make that move, or make that call and get that bushy lawn in its best state? It is one thing to be directed on what to do, it’s another thing to act upon what you are directed to do.