Develop a few good lawn care habits

Planting 101

  1. Keep your mower blades sharp!  After every 8 to 10 hours of mowing, they will need to be re-sharpened.  
  2. Use a mulching mower; clippings are a great natural source of nitrogen.  Only bag clippings if you notice a fungal disease develop.
  3. Mow, removing no more that 1/3 of the grass blade at a time.  A healthy cutting height of 2 1/2 - 3 inches will crowd out weeds, keeps moisture in the soil and supports deeper, healthier roots
  4. Avoid mowing your lawn when it is wet
  5. Delay mowing at least 24 to 48 hours after fertilizer applications
  6. Grubs in your lawn are a major problem.  By eliminating them you should reduce your mole problem.  
  7. Water in the morning, slowly and deeply.  if you only water minimally it will create weak root growth, resulting in thatch and disease
  8. Best time to sow grass seed is in September - November
  9. Start fertilizing when temperatures are consistently in the 40's.  Grass actively grows at 42 degrees.
  10. Apply a 4 step fertilizer program to keep your lawn healthy year round.  Apply at Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day & Labor Day, plus Halloween with good fall weather.  

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