The kid’s pool on your lawn in the summer, the well-worn walkway or the pile of leaves that sat too long in the fall all take a toll that will eventually disturb the natural beauty of your lawn.
Extreme weather conditions can reek havoc on your lawn. Sometimes after an extremely harsh hot or cold season your lawn may need some extra care.
Lack of care will show up sooner than later. Repairing a neglected lawn that came with a new home; or the proper care now, will keep you from having problems and spending more money later.
Any time your lawn isn’t at its best it is susceptible to disease. Prevention is always the best medicine. A healthy lawn keeps the lawn doctor away.
A?careful watch on these invaders will prevent them from getting out of hand. Take care to keep up with them as they take hold and multiply quickly.
Too much thatch on your lawn prevents it from getting the moisture it needs to be healthy. It also keeps the grass from breathing properly. Dethatching removes damaged grass and moss to ensure healthy results.
Grass comes in many different varieties, types and strains; choosing the wrong one for your climate and soil conditions will have poor results.
In order for your lawn to thrive it needs to have proper drainage. Pay careful attention to the amount of water it receives as too much or too little can have disastrous effects. Also be sure to keep the grass aerated; so that water does not collect on top and drown the grass, while not getting to the roots.
This occurs in areas of high traffic and prevents water and nutrients from getting to the roots. You can easily test this yourself by digging a small hole and pulling up the plug. If you find layers of thatch build-up it is time to aerate and dethatch your lawn.