The fall season is closing in and winter is quickly approaching. Are you prepared? More specifically, is your landscape prepared? The fall is the perfect time to give your lawn some TLC while preparing it for dormant winter months. In fact, what you do for your plants and grass before cold temperatures set in can make a drastic difference in how your landscape revives in the spring. Don’t make the mistake of waiting or neglecting to prep your landscape for the winter.
Your lawn and irrigation should get a good tune-up and maintenance during the fall. This includes checking your irrigation and drainage in your yard. Due to the increased moisture during fall and the active stage of your lawn’s root system, this is a good time to maintain, renovate or replace turf. Thatching, aerating and fertilization should be considered before the winter makes an entrance.
It’s finally here in Georgia. Fall was stubborn this year, but the cool crisp air and changing leaves are making an October appearance. Since winter temperatures are just around the corner, it is important to not only enjoy each day of this coveted fall season but also know what tasks we need to perform in our landscape. In fact, proper landscape maintenance this fall can help your outdoor space look its best all year long. Before you carve your pumpkins this fall, consider the following recommendations for your lawn:
Whether you own a retail center, a restaurant or corporate building, the appearance of your commercial landscape can work for or against you. An unkempt or poorly designed landscape can be a quick detour for tenants, customers or even potential employees. One of the most common landscaping mishaps that we see on commercial properties is empty and neglected areas of mulch.
What can a ratty and bare mulch bed offer your business? Not only are you wasting valuable space, but the site can be very unattractive. With no plants and flower to pop through your mulch, the area doesn’t offer any visual appeal and is likely to be full of weeds. Instead of spending your time and money killing weeds out of an empty mulch bed, consider the following ideas to transform this space within your commercial landscape:
A healthy and attractive lawn requires a number of different services and treatments throughout the year. The timing of these lawn maintenance services can be very important. For example, spring is typically the best time to fertilize your grass while late summer can be an optimal time to lay sod. When it comes to the fall season, however, lawn aeration is an excellent choice. Lawn aeration can breathe new life into soil and grass that has been compacted from previous months.
Are you a new homeowner? Congratulations! While the purchase is certainly exciting, the process of getting moved and settled in can be quite overwhelming. Not only does it require a lot of work to get the inside of your home set up, but the outside needs your attention too. In fact, learning how to maintain a brand-new landscape can be difficult. So here are some lawn care tips to help you get started: