How to Grow Grass in Sandy Soil: Best Grasses for Sandy Yard

Sandy soil is notoriously porous and does not retain moisture as well as other soil types. 

If you have a sandy yard your main problem will be maintaining proper moisture, but if you follow these steps you will have no problem growing a beautiful lawn.  

Get the Soil Tested

These results will help you know what you’re dealing with and whether or not you need to improve the soil before moving forward. 

Prepare the Soil 

If you’re planting a new lawn you’ll want to till the soil at least 8-10 inches deep to remove debris both buried and on the surface. 

The easiest way to achieve this is by adding organic matter such as compost and manure to the soil. 

How to Amend Sandy Soil

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