I’m sure a lot of you out there have been searching for a step by step annual lawn care treatment for your lawn. Well here at A Plus Lawn Care we hope to help you with just that. Here is the process we use to maintain our customers lawn from weeds and brown spots, and helping our customers have a beautiful green lawn all year lawn.
• Step one: In Early Spring (February-April) Use a crabgrass pre-emergent herbicide application. It will prevents crabgrass seeds to germinate during their season.
• Step two: Late Spring (April-June) Use a weed control application. This will prevent any other weeds from growing in your lawn.
• Step three: Fall (September-November) We suggest you aerate, seed, and fertilize your lawn, so it can sustain the Winter.
In case you don’t know what aerating is, click on our Aerating page blog for more information.
We hope this help someone of you, please don’t forget to leave your comments.
Sod can be a shortcut to a lush lawn, but if you are willing to put in a little more work with seed, you can save a lot of money. Mastering how to seed a lawn can be easier if you bear in mind these five key things to do:
1- Timing. In four-season climates, the optimum time for planting grass seed is from late August to mid-September. A second option is in spring, though competition from weeds is more intense, and you may find yourself itching for a way to exterminate weeds. Killer sprays, however, are a major no-no (which we’ll get to shortly). Choose September, and you’ll have the greatest odds of success.
2- Soil preparation. For best results, have your soil tested before you seed your lawn. Then follow through on all the recommended amendments. Fertile soil makes all the difference.
3- Careful watering. Soak the soil before you spread the grass seed. After you’ve spread the seed, keep it moist until it germinates, and then continue daily watering. Once the new grass is an inch tall, the Kansas State University Cooperative Extension Service recommends cutting back to watering every other day, and then to every third day after two weeks.
4- Care with chemicals. A word of caution about weeds: killer sprays and solutions of chemicals don’t mix well with new lawns. Your best bet is to wait till your new lawn is mature and then use your arsenal to tackle those weeds–killer chemicals, or just killer digging and pulling–either way.
5- Stay off! You can mow your new lawn when it needs it, but save the football games for next season.