Why is Dog Urine Killing My Grass?

There is an analogy we use when explaining why dog urine burns a lawn. Think of a dog urine spot as evidence your lawn is overweight and has a slow metabolism. A burn spot in your lawn is the result of an excessive amount of nitrogen found in dog urine. This nitrogen has overwhelming the soil’s ability to metabolize it into usable growth nutrients. Like an overweight person, the soil has consumed too many “calories”… Continue reading


Soil Amendments

Amending a soil is somewhat different than mulching, in that it is a material that is added to improve physical properties such as drainage, aeration, structure, permeability, water retention and water infiltration. Its main goal is to enhance the environment so that…