What a Difference a Green Makes

Okay, three weeks later, the grass is taking hold.  It is spindly and makes you want to tiptoe across it ever so gently, but it is green and feels like spring.  A bit late in September for that, but apparently this is a reasonable time to be sprouting grass in Michigan.  Here are the before and after shots:





I never wanted a suburban-style lawn to worry over.  Hopefully, this is not going to turn into one of those but perhaps it all comes down to how you decide to treat it.  If we pamper it with lots of fertilizer and frequent mowing we will become hostages to the weekly chore.  If we tell it, “This is a farm – deal with it!”, maybe I will get the hassle-free yard I was hoping for.  We shall see…


About bluestempond

Hobby farmer living at Bluestem Pond in Michigan.
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3 Responses to What a Difference a Green Makes

  1. Gunta says:

    Perhaps it depends on how many dandelions and other non-perfect-grass invaders you can tolerate?

  2. You have a beautiful home!

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