How To Keep Your Lawn Clean When You Have A Pet
| With Summer in full swing, it’s time to get your lawn and garden |
looking its best. keeping that garden and lawn
immaculate is quite some task. Thankfully, there are a number of ways to
keep your garden and lawn green and with these products it will help make
cleanup easier, faster and more effective. Let’s take a quick look at some
tips and product recommendations
• Be careful when using fertilizer because it
can give your pet an upset stomach and
may result in life-threatening gastrointestinal
obstruction digestive tracts of pets.
• Insecticides are often necessary to keep our
gardens healthy, but their ingredients are not meant for our pets.
• For your own dog, provide a digging pit. You can dig an actual pit and fill
it up with a loose mix of sand and dirt. Try to put some biscuits and toys in
the pit, and encourage your dog to dig there.
• It's important to keep those lawns mowed and trim because fleas and
ticks love to roam in tall brush and grass.
• You can use a motion-activated sprinkler to stop animals approaching a
garden/lawn. They will find themselves caught in a sudden spurt of water.
| Urine Burn |
| The nitrogen in your dog's urine is what causes grass to die and leave brown |
and yellow marks. If your pet urinates on the grass, immediately hose down
the grass, thus diluting the nitrogen and preventing it from burning your
grass. With products, such as UriGreen and Green Um you simply add to
your pet's food and it helps promote a healthy urinary tract and safely
diminishes urine burn spots on your lawn.
| Potty |
| There are products to help make picking up pet feces less unpleasant. Also |
you should be courtesy and pick up after your dog when on walks or in
parks. Portable and disposable pick-up bags such as Wag Bags should be a
product every pet owner has on hand. Immediate cleanup of a stool, is not
only for the health of your pet, but also so you can enjoy your yard without
worrying about your next step.
| Pet Deterrents |
| Stop those pets before they reach your lawn or garden with these pet |
deterrents. When a moving animal is detected, these deterrents will
surprise the intruder by releasing a spray.