As we start digging in our yards and begin to get reacquainted with our surroundings after the winter months, it’s only natural to find some most unwelcome guests amid all our garden work: pests! With the onset of summer, all kinds of pests can start to come out to play: mosquitoes, spiders, grubs – all of which may have made your property their home over the last few dormant months. But with animals, children, and various visitors playing in your yard this summer, these pests may be guests that you want to force to flee the nest! The most common …
When a homeowner has spent hard-earned money on creating the green lawn they desire, it’s a shame to see that money go to waste when weeds take over and crowd out the grass seed that was laid. Our educated team provides a custom plan that is specific to your lawn, and then we remain consistent in how we care for that beautiful lawn of yours.
Mulch is typically applied in the springtime to aid plants and soil in the sweltering summertime and then once again in the fall to prepare for possible frost. WATER RETENTION Mulch is a barrier between your soil and the sun. We will make sure all weeds are removed and the ground is loosened before applying a generous layer of mulch to the soil.
It’s sometimes tempting for homeowners to use lawn chemicals to treat the lawn for fertilization, or address issues related to pests and weeds. Fertilizers The most common type of lawn chemical is a lawn fertilizer, which can be applied in granular or liquid form and can contain several essential elements in combination or a single needed nutrient. Pesticides Harmful bugs are another common problem for the homeowner, and pesticides applied to the lawn can eliminate them well.
The most common type of clover is the white clover, a member of the legume family. It produces its own nitrogen, which means that it will thrive in under-nourished lawns. The nitrogen it brings into the soil encourages grass growth when it decomposes. Some homeowners may like clover growing in their lawn, others may want to control it because they think it looks messy or are concerned about their children being stung by bees.