Fix Burnt Grass & Dog Urine Spots With This Easy Solution!

Julien K., Hometalk Team
by Julien K., Hometalk Team
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Summer is a beautiful time of year to sit out and relax in your yard. But the suns rays can do some major damage to your lawn. And what about those furry friends? Experts say, certain PH levels found in dog pee can leave unsightly brown spots that stick out like a sore thumb! Solve both of these problems in snap.

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Solution #1 - Brown, burnt grass? Try this simple solution.

All you need is some epsom salts and baking soda.

Step 1) Grab some epsom salts.

Step 2) Sprinkle epsom salts all over the burnt grass area. Watch how much I use in the video below.

Step 3) Water the area regularly until the grass begins to turn green and come alive again.

Solution #2 - The PH levels in dog urine can leave brown patches in the grass. Want to fix it? Try this!

Step 1) Mix a solution made up of 1 gallon of water and 2 TBSP of baking soda.

Step 2) Pour the entire solution over the burnt spot. Watch the video below to see how much my grass had improved in one week!

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  • Jenny Jenny on Feb 23, 2023

    Many, many years ago we had no indoor toilet so at night it was potties all round. My Mother diluted the contents with water 50:50 and watered the grass. Wonderfully green. So I agree with Faye. A load of water on top should do the trick.

  • Brianhetzel Brianhetzel on Jun 26, 2023

    Easier solution is to train your dog to pee, on the neighbours yard!

    If your yard is fenced, then build a sand box and train the dog to do his business in the sand box provided.

    Water it once a week to let the urine drain down into the soil below.


    For Poo's . Scoop & flush