trashed lawn

trashed lawn

what can i do for next year, now, to help my trashed lawn (i'm in michigan)? i didn't water it all summer so it's half dead with huge bald spots as well as weeds everywhere. I have a thatching rack if i need to do that. help!
Plant ID please

Plant ID please

my roooooom

my roooooom

Picture post

Picture post

Some of my hydrangeas

Some of my hydrangeas

my turn to show off

my turn to show off

Well Well Well

Well Well Well