You may have heard the myth about how garlic repels vampires, but did you know that garlic can also be used as an effective natural pesticide for your garden plants? With so many families and environmentalists concerned about using toxic chemicals as pesticides, it helps to find natural "green" alternatives to use. After all, you wouldn't want your children or pets exposed to toxins in your home or outside in the garden.
If your lawn has bare spots, you may decide to spruce it up by laying down sod. Before you begin, however, increase your chance of a successful installation by using the preparation tips listed below.
Select The Right Sod For Your Region
Before you choose the type of grass you want in your lawn, do a little research on the type of sod that will do best in your region. This is important because not all grass will grow in certain climates.