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Snow Plowing and Lawn Care Tips

 

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When the seasons change we need to adjust with them. Some simple actions we take at the beginning or end of a season can save potential headaches and money. These are some simple tips for each season to refresh our memories.


 

Lawn Care Tips

Core Aeration for residential customer

 

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There are several actions you can take to improve the overall appeal of your property.

  • Spread granular, slow-acting fertilizer
  • Water your lawn frequently, especially if there has been a break in precipitation

Grass needs 1 to 2 inches of water (including rainfall) each week to thrive. The more hydrated your lawn is, the better the root growth will be. Leave grass clippings on lawn as they will decompose leaving nutrients such as nitrogen to the soil.

 

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  • Lawn mowing the turf around 3″, during warmer temperatures
  • Treat weeds and bare spots as soon as you see them
  • Maintain a well hydrated lawn ladybugs can provide a chemical-free way to reduce the pest population of harmful, plant-eating insects

 

leaf  AutumnFall Lawn Care

  • Water trees and shrubs thoroughly and mulch before the first frost
  • Cutting the grass a bit shorter just before winter will prevent matting under snow
  • Fall lawn care; remove all debris from turf, such as leaves and sticks
  • Core aerate turf every year!

 

Snow Plowing Tips

 

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  • Putting markers at the edge of your lawn will help you avoid damaging it when you’re shoveling, snow blowing or snow plowing
  • If you can see the turf when the snow is still presence, avoid walking on it as much as possible.
  • When a snow event is prominent, make sure to get plenty of rest