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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 04-21-2008, 07:22 PM Thread Starter
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The grass is always greener...

Just a thought...with spring in full swing here in Colorado, my attention has turned to lawn care and maintenance. We welcomed Hank into our family in August, when our grass was already turning brown; he's been potty trained to go outside in our backyard. Unfortunately, I had not planned for the multiple areas of lawn burn this coming spring. Oops. Any ideas for improving the Martian Landscape known as my backyard? I have considered retraining the little one to go only on the areas of our landscaping with gravel/stone, but thus far he's proven recalcitrant. I have read that the green lawn supplements are also very toxic to our pets.

Thanks in advance for any help.


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We had friends with 2 great danes.... LOL

Anyway they kept a pitcher with water on the deck and if they noticed a dog going, they would pour it over top.

I'm sure you'll get better advice...just wanted to make you feel better as I can't imagine Hank causing as much 'burn'.

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Some say if a dog is fixed that the "burn" is less. Sully even before he was fixed never burned the grass. But we also fertilize 3-4 times a year. <---My only idea other then that quick patch stuff for the lawn. Sorry! Of course we tried the only poo and pee only here thing with him, till it dawned on us, when cold and or wet it's nicer to let pocchie poo go our himself. Picking up the poo later.

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I think if you try just hosing it down right after they go to dilute it that would work. My husband said he used to give his english bull dog tomato juice to help with the acidity of the pee. I have no personal experience with that, but you could google it maybe it works?? Good luck!

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u can have the artificial grass in that way ur grass will be always greener and it just like a one time payment no need for extra maintenance like watering cutting and fertilizing etc it always looks fresh and real unless u touch it i have it in my lawn and besides the swimming pool it is a very good idea............
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u can have the artificial grass in that way ur grass will be always greener and it just like a one time payment no need for extra maintenance like watering cutting and fertilizing etc it always looks fresh and real unless u touch it i have it in my lawn and besides the swimming pool it is a very good idea............
Welcome to the forum . I see you resurrected an old one here. Feel free to introduce yourself and some pics would be good at this post called Introduce Yourself part 2 http://www.havaneseforum.com/showthr...oduce+yourself

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