“The notion that grass is just grass should be removed from our minds. There are a lot of ways that grass has helped us. It is used as food for livestock and, for some, as part of their landscaping project. Working with this plant is easy to do. All you need to have are the ideas on how grass should be taken care of. Since there are a lot of grass species, there are also different ways to plant and maintain them. However, the general techniques and ways that the plant is grown should be carefully understood.
Growing grass is a complex process since it depends on the type involved. Choosing the right kind is the correct thing to do. Why is it important to choose the right grass? What is the reason behind having to choose the right grass specie? Basically, there are factors that need consideration in this process. You just need to have the exact seeds and materials to grow them. You also need the right place where you will grow the grass so you can decide how to maintain and develop the area where it grows.
The first consideration is your climate and the zone where you are located. Depending on the specie, grass grows in two types of humidity. There are types we call the warm season variety. This group includes Bermuda, buffalo, zoysia, centipede, and Bahia. And then there are bent, blue and rye grass and fecues. This variety is called cold season grass. Choosing the right specie depending on your zone’s humidity is an important factor to consider when growing the plant. Consider also the elevation of your area and how it is accessible to water and sunlight. You need all these factors to be right for the growth to be healthy.
The different species require high-maintenance. There is the ordinary type that simply grows once planted but there is also another types that requires a lot of water, fertilizers and other chemicals that help improve your grass. Once you grow the plant correctly, all you need to do is follow the maintenance procedure. At this point, you can do your landscaping project. During some form of weather phenomenon like the El niño, you need to plant the drought-resistant variety. It does not require a lot of care since grass grows fast and will survive a long time as long as the soil is in the right condition.”
If you plan to grow grass will take more than just your time and effort but knowledge as well. There are different lawn fertilizers available in the market but remember, not all of them are easy to use and suitable for all types of this plant. It does pay to do your research.
Learning to swim is something everyone should do – although it’s not nearly as easy as it looks. Toddlers often develop totally irrational fears – they’re learning how to control and manipulate their environment and the best way they can do this is by causing a big fuss if they don’t want to do something! The one place they are likely to feel most out of control is in the swimming pool – they can’t float, they can’t breathe underwater,they lose contact with the ground and are continually being forced to do things they don’t want to do by you – their parent! The answer is to help the child feel at ease in the water from a very early age. A confident child will learn to swim much faster than a nervous child.
So how do you get a very young child (less than a year old) to be more confidant in the water? Babies have a little known and not very well understood reflex. When you blow on their face they take a small breath in. Here’s what you should do:
- Cradle your child in one arm and try to maintain eye contact.
- Count down from 3 out loud and then blow gently on their face.
- When you see them inhale (, be certain they have!)
- Lower them quickly into the water, just up to the top of their nose.
- As they have just inhaled their natural reaction will be to breathe out and blow bubbles. Bring them straight back out again. They will probably look a bit startled at this point but should otherwise be fine.
Over time and repetition you can increase the depth to which you are submerging them.. This technique will build water confidence and familiarity so that when they start having proper swimming lessons they should be much more receptive and manageable in the pool.