Lawn Care

Aerating your Lawn

Caring for a lawn can be complicated. You spend a lot of time figuring out mowing schedules, fertilizers to use, and when to edge. You probably worry about insects, disease, and even your own competence in care. One thing that you should look at in terms of lawn care that can be a solution to many of your problems is lawn aeration. Aerating your lawn is a very beneficial procedure that can end up saving you a lot of stress down the road.

What is Lawn Aeration?

When to Mow Your Lawn

Mowing may seem like a mundane necessity of keeping your property looking groomed and well maintained. However, mowing is not something to take for granted. It is, in fact, one of the most important lawn care practices you can perform.

There are many factors that can affect the effectiveness of your mowing, including the height at which you mow your grass and the blade of the mower. However, the frequency and time that you mow can have a huge impact on the health and appearance of your lawn.

The One Third Rule

Lawn Fungus Growth Treatment

During the spring and summer, having a healthy, green lawn is one of the hopes for all homeowners with a yard. However, in order for this to happen, the right maintenance and care for your lawn should take place. One of the steps in caring for the maintenance of your lawn is making sure that there is balance between the water, soil and nutrients in your yard. If this doesn't happen, it may cause problems with fungus in your yard.

Fungus Types

How to Fertilize your Lawn

The first thing you need to consider is when to fertilize your lawn. There are many factors to take into consideration before you fertilize. First, you will need to learn about the two types of grasses, Warm-Season grasses, and Cool-Season grasses. Each of them have their own different growing season, so they're fertilizing schedule would not be the same. For both types of grasses, it is better to fertilize when your lawn is in the growth stage.

Hiring a Lawn Care Company

Are you one of those folks who want a lovely lawn but just don't have the time to care for it yourself? The answer for you could be a lawn care company. However, how do you know whom to choose? Below are five questions you should have answers to before hiring a lawn care company.

Price is something that should be looked at when hiring a lawn care company, but remember the old saying, “you get what you pay for?" Some companies may give you a lower rate but do they scrimp on materials or use low quality products? They also may be able to charge lower prices because they are not training their staff adequately. Ask your neighbors and friends whom they use. A company with a good reputation will be promoted widely by word of mouth.