Your lawn goes dormant in the winter. But dormant doesn’t always mean healthy. Winter can be a very damaging time for lawns. Luckily, there are steps you can take to make sure your lawn is ready for the winter so that when spring comes around, you have little to do to bring your lawn back to its former glory.
Maintaining bright green grass during winter becomes much more difficult, and changes to your grass can profoundly affect how healthy your grass is the following year as well. Read about some of the effects of cold weather on your lawn.
Winter can be a harsh time for plants, even for the plants in your yard that seem the toughest—namely, your trees. Find out how to help your trees last through the winter and come back strong in the spring using the following tips.
Winter is your lawn’s least favorite season. During this time of year, frosts can bite at your well-maintained grass and plants, hail can batter them, and snow can crush them under its weight and cause soil compaction, as well as potentially trapping moisture and heat in the grass below it which can lead to lawn diseases such as Snow Mold. Find out how to avoid these potential winter disasters using the guide to winter lawn protection below.
Winter can be a harsh time for plants, namely, your trees. Find out how to help your trees last through the winter and come back strong in the spring using the these tips.
Use this guide to prepare your outdoor, green living space for winter dormancy.
As a lawn care fertilizing company, our state-certified technicians, service managers and even general management attempt to tackle every lawn disease as it’s own individual case. Certain lawn diseases are more complex to diagnosis and treat, whereas others can easily be prevented with a Fungicide program or proper a proper lawn pH. Other factors that can lead to lawn disease are: excessive thatch, low soil fertility; compacted soils, heavy prolonged dews; uncontrolled infection from the previous lawn care year and of course the unpreventable, ever changing weather patterns.
As the temperatures cool, our lawns tend to drop to the bottom of the list of things we need to think about but this time of the year is an important time for lawn care. Proper fertilization will ensure that the grass has the nutrients it needs to sustain itself and has the energy to spring back to life when the growing season starts. In addition to fertilizing, here are some other tips to get ready for the winter months.
Fertilizing and liming is a must in the fall months. You have to provide your lawn with the essentially nutrients prior to dormancy. However, doing these things alone won’t guarantee a perfect spring green-up. We’ve listed the top 5 fall lawn care tips to accomplish over the next week or so to help ensure a healthy, green lawn next spring.
Autumn is the time to start training lawns for the winter. Aeration and Seeding gives your lawn a head start for spring.