The easiest way to get a green lawn? Fake it

Follow these top lawn tips to make sure your grass is always greener.

They say the grass is always greener on the other side and it seems everybody wants a green lawn.

It’s reflective of prosperity and fruitfulness, bringing back memories of playing cricket on the lawn on a summer’s day.

Unfortunately, some of us just don’t know how to keep the grass looking lush.

If you don’t have a green thumb, then these tips from Lawn Solutions Australia can help you fake it. And we promise, no one will notice!

Paint it

Yes, you read that right. You can buy natural turf colourants that give you golf course-green lawn with the flip of a hose.

One such product is Lawn Solutions ColourGuard. Simply attach the bottle to your hose, spray your lawn and then wait for it to dry.

It's organic, safe for people and pets, and you’re left with a UV fade-resistant gorgeous green on your previously patchy lawn.

Eliminate weeds

The human eye is drawn to textural inconsistencies, so the quickest way to make your lawn look a little less dull is to pull out all of those weeds coming between it.

The way you do this depends on the type of weed, though the key is to dig deep and get them at the root.

Mow regularly

Lawn can brown at the tip, so giving yours a good shave will allow for that textural consistency we spoke of earlier, as well as get rid of any dull blades.

Adjust your mower height to suit the seasons and your type of lawn.

Get creative

If you're cursed with bad lawn and nothing seems to be working, you may just have to get clever with the arrangement of garden furniture.

If you love to entertain outdoors but patchy lawn has you embarrassed, move your outdoor furniture over the patchy area, or drape an outdoor picnic rug across it.

Add some floor pillows and boardgames, and this creates a wonderful spot for the kids to play while the adults get together.

Tell your dog to 'go' elsewhere

Pets can burn the lawn when they do their business. Teach pup to go in one area of the yard that is out of sight from the outdoor setting.

Turf growers Lawn Solutions Australia recommend investing in a long-lasting lawn like Sir Walter DNA Certified - it repairs itself when damaged and maintains itself too.

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