Just like a human being, then lawns will need the water in order for them to live long enough. How much water in required will depend into the time of the year and also the type of the grass used. During the dry season there will be more heat so watering the plant is necessary while in the winter, it is much more cooler and the humidity is also low and this will help to retain the moisture into the lawn. The good grass to be used s it the one that will require less watering so that you will not be able to have a problem in providing it the necessary water.
Food is another major important necessity in the lawn. The grass will subsists on the fertilizer. The most important source of the fertilizer are the nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium which are major component of the plant food additives which are essential nutrients for the plants. When to fertilize is dependent into the time of the year and also the type of the grass in the lawn. If the lawn contains the warm season grasses, then you have to fertilize them during the summer season.
Finally the weeds are considered to be a major pain for the homeowners with lawn. The weeds that grows in the lawn will eventually kill the grass and this will take over the entire area making it look like disheveled as if it is not regularly maintained. You can try to chop them down using the lawnmower and then this will temporarily mask the appearance but in order for you to eventually get rid of them and terminate them you need to try to pull them out one by one, lay a mulch, and also apply a herbicide to the lawn. IF you really want to make sure that it will not grow back, you need to get the whole root and then pull the entire root. The weeds will not grow any longer if you try to lay mulch the weeds since this will make them smoother. You can try the herbicide to kill the weeds since this is poisonous chemical that would kill the weeds.
You can try different techniques in order for you to determine which is effective plan since this a a lot to remember. It may actually sound easy but in achieving it can be very tedious and also time consuming and sometimes frustrating. It can be worth it to hire some professional to do the lawn care and maintenance for you to take care of the alwn and make it hassle free.