Build Healthy Soil

Soil is the foundation on which you grow a healthy lawn. It provides air, water, and nutrients for plants. Soil also absorbs rainwater and filters the water that runs through it, since it contains microorganisms that trap and break down pollutants.

Learn more below about how to build healthy soil for your lawn.

Healthy grass and soil

Healthy soil is the foundation for a lush, green lawn. | Photo credit: Shutterstock

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