How to Fix a Muddy Lawn: 3 Clean Fixes

Wondering how to fix a muddy lawn? We’ve compiled a quick list of 3 muddy lawn fixes that are guaranteed to help.

If your lawn is looking a little wet these days, then you have found the best information! A muddy lawn isn’t ideal for entertaining (or for our furry friends), and it can even lead to fungus and disease. In other words, it’s best to fix a muddy lawn as soon as possible. Luckily for you, there are a handful of ways to fix a muddy lawn. Let’s go over a few of those ways now.

Muddy Lawn Fix #1: Core Aeration

Many “experts” immediately jump to core aeration. This is because it’s a “quick fix” to a dirty problem. Simply put, core aeration is the process of poking holes in your lawn and removing ¾” wide by 2” long soil cores. How many times have you been to a golf course and seen the greens or fairways plucked away? It seems like this would help alleviate soil compaction and allow water to soak in more efficiently. However, it’s important to note here that a few holes in your lawn may not be able to reduce compacted soil deep down. Because of this, you may find yourself with a wet, muddy lawn year after year.

Muddy Lawn Fix #2: Drainage

There’s always the option to install drainage (most people opt for a French drain). However, this typically involves a lot of time, digging, and expense (which most people won’t or can’t opt for). But if this is the route you decide to go, drainage will certainly fix your muddy lawn. The added perforated pipes will let water drain quickly from your lawn, allowing you to bypass a muddy lawn in the process.

Muddy Lawn Fix #3: Ground Breaker

Another method you can use to fix muddy soil is Ground Breaker™. Ground Breaker is a soil penetrant that works fast to loosen hard, compacted clay soil and increase your soil drainage. When you eliminate water runoff, you save money! Ground Breaker stamps out dead, compacted dirt and opens up the soil’s pores. This gives your soil the ability to avoid puddles and better-absorb water. It can ultimately reduce compaction deep as six feet!

Final Thoughts

A muddy lawn isn’t fun to deal with, but it’s certainly something that can be fixed rather easily with the right tools. So if you find yourself asking the question, “How do I fix a muddy lawn?” know that you have a few options to choose from.

You can install a special drainage system, core aerate your lawn, or apply Ground Breaker™, made by Green As It Gets™.

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