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Grow a Lush Lawn When You Eliminate Moss

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Get rid of moss in your lawn | The Home Depot's Garden Club

Moisture and shade, especially in areas with acidic soil, are the ideal conditions for moss. Moss grows on the surface of the lawn where it competes with the grass for light and nutrients, causing thinning turf and excess thatch. Make your lawn beautiful again when you eliminate moss with a moss killing product. 

Products like Lilly Miller Moss Out and Scotts Turf Builder with Moss Control work quickly to kill moss in lawns. The products are easy to apply in spring or fall. Lilly Miller Moss Out is a lawn fertilizer with liquid iron.

Apply Scotts Turf Builder with Moss Control wherever moss is actively growing. It feeds your lawn while killing moss, thickening grass to prevent any future moss problems.


Get rid of moss in lawn | The Home Depot's Garden Club

Once you conquer moss in your lawn, take steps to prevent its return. It’s difficult to control the amount of shade in a lawn, but you can control moisture and soil acidity. Look in your lawn for low areas and fill in with soil and plant new grass seed. Next, apply lime to your lawn to reduce acidity and make it harder for moss to grow. 

Keep up a regular fertilizing schedule for a healthy lawn. A well-fed lawn has a strong root system to fight stressful conditions like heat, cold, drought, mowing and foot traffic. Learn more about moss controlling products and moss controlling lawn fertilizers.


Get rid of moss in lawns | The Home Depot's Garden Club

Tips for using Moss Killing Products:

  • Apply liquid Moss Out with a sprinkling can or hose end sprayer.
  • Use a broadcast spreader to distribute dry products like Scotts Turf Builder with Moss Control in the lawn.
  • After applying the product, wait for moss to die and then rake it up after a couple of days. Once you have removed the dead moss, you can reseed. 
  • Turf builder feeds the lawn to improve its ability to absorb water and nutrients. 

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