Posts Tagged ‘Lawn Maintenance Tips’

Monday, September 17, 2018 @ 01:09 PM
posted by Brad Pannone

Lawn and Grass Blades Cumming, GA As the summer days are winding down and the kids are back at school, your lawn is probably a lot less traveled. However, those memorable moments spent on your grass with kids, neighbors and pets running around probably caused some consequences within the soil that you can’t necessarily see. Soil impaction is common after summer, and it is a major threat to your lawn’s health and growth in the coming months. Fortunately, there’s a way to reverse soil impaction and ensure your lawn gets the “facelift” it deserves through a lawn service called core aeration. continue reading

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Wednesday, March 23, 2016 @ 12:03 PM
posted by Brad Pannone

Pannone's Lawn Pros & LandscapingAs the temperatures warm up, you may be feeling re-energized and inspired to make your lawn look the best on the block this year. If you get a jumpstart on early spring lawn care, you’ll have an excellent chance of accomplishing this. Spring is a time of renewal for your lawn as it greens up after a dormant winter. Spring is rich in moisture and mild in climate, which means you have every opportunity to treat it well. Follow these spring lawn care tips to prepare a thriving, beautiful landscape in the coming months.

#1 Clean Up: Now is the time to rake dead leaves, collect sticks and clear out debris so that your lawn not only looks better, but it can also receive more moisture, nutrients and sunlight.

#2 Mow: When the temperatures are right, give your lawn a thorough mowing. You’ll want to set your mowing height slightly lower than normal. This will give your lawn a boost to green up earlier since it will be able to absorb a deeper layer of sunshine.

#3 Apply Pre-emergent: This herbicide prevents seed germination and the growth of crabgrass in your lawn. For best results, apply it when air temperatures reach 65–70°F for four consecutive days.

#4 Fertilize: Last, you’ll need to feed your lawn with proper nutrients to “awaken” it after the winter months. Talk to a landscaping professional from Pannone’s Lawn Pros & Landscaping to determine which type of fertilizer is best for your specific grass.

If you want to give your lawn the best opportunity to thrive, take the time to follow these early spring lawn maintenance steps. If you’d prefer to leave the job to a professional, Pannone’s Lawn Pros & Landscaping offers a wide variety of lawn services, ranging from a one-time yard cleanup to year-round lawn maintenance plans.

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Friday, April 10, 2015 @ 12:04 PM
posted by Brad Pannone

Lawn Care Services in Cumming GeorgiaNow that Spring has officially launched, it is time to watch your landscape bloom. If you want to enjoy your garden to the fullest, however, you’ll need to spend some time checking your soil quality. Your plants and flowers thrive on water, oxygen, nutrients and sunlight. Considering that three of those four components fall under your soil’s responsibility, your soil is worth “digging into”.

If you suspect that your soil is below par, try taking steps to build the organic matter in your soil, which can improve your chances at a beautiful, healthy and long-lasting landscape this year.

Organic matter refers to a wide variety of living or dead plant and animal material, ranging from kitchen wastes and shredded leaves to well-rotted manure and compost. Ideally, your soil should be about 5 to 6 % organic matter. That may not seem like much, but it is crucial to the health of your soil. Building organic matter in your soil can provide the following benefits:

• Reduces the risk of soil erosion
• Stores water in the soil
• Buffers the soil pH so it remains stable
• Encourages growth of healthy soil microorganisms and earthworms

A great way to build organic matter in your soil is to compost. This is a win-win for your home and your yard. Composting is an excellent way to recycle kitchen waste and it provides amazing benefits to your soil. Compost materials fuel your soil with healthy microorganisms and also helps reduce plant disease and improve drainage. Contact a landscaping professional from Panonne’s Lawn Pros & Landscaping for the best compost material to use as well as other healthy soil improvement tips for your specific garden this year.

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Monday, September 22, 2014 @ 12:09 PM
posted by Brad Pannone

Yard Cleanup Service in Cumming GAHas your backyard become overgrown or out of control during the summer months? Not only will your neighbors welcome a yard clean up, but you can also start taking advantage of a more functional yard after a little lawn maintenance and pruning. Pannone’s Lawn Pros & Landscaping is a full service landscaping company that can not only design your dream backyard but they can provide a quality yard clean up service as well. A professional yard cleaning can include redefining your bed lines, heavy pruning of bushes and hedges and much more.

Choosing a one-time yard cleanup service to begin the Fall season offers a big return on a small investment. The most obvious advantage is clearly the aesthetic improvement of a more defined, functional and appreciated backyard. By letting a landscaping professional handle the heavy pruning and cleaning, it also makes it much easier for homeowners to maintain their landscape throughout the season. Many bushes and plants need proper pruning to be able to grow and thrive best. You can give your landscape the boost it needs to produce the appealing Fall foliage you had hoped for.

While cleaning up your yard, a landscaping expert can also identify problem areas in your landscape that may need attention. Pannone’s Lawn Pros & Landscaping are equipped to provide a full range of services including drainage solutions, mulch installation, irrigation services and more to customers who want to give their yard the best opportunity for success this Fall. How does your yard look now? Could it use a clean-up?

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Thursday, July 3, 2014 @ 05:07 PM
posted by Brad Pannone

Lawn Care in Cumming GASummer lawn maintenance requires frequent mowing. If your lawn is not looking up to par after a fresh cut, you may need to examine your blade. Even the most advanced lawn mower equipment will not produce optimal results if the blade is not sharp. How sharp is sharp enough? As sharp as possible. In fact, Pannone’s Lawn Pros & Landscaping offers top quality lawn maintenance services that include changing their mower blades out twice a day, everyday because they understand the importance of a sharp blade to give customers the results they want.

What is the risk of a dull blade?

Dull blades can hurt your lawn in more ways than one. It can first make your lawn look dull and uneven. This is especially visible in hot weather when the tip of each grass blade gets dried out and brown. When your mower has a dull blade rather than a sharp one, the grass gets ripped or torn instead of cut. A ripped turf will lead to even more problems, beyond the poor appearance.

Failing to sharpen your mower blade can also leave your grass vulnerable to disease. A sharp blade gives a clean cut that seals off each blade of grass quickly. A dull blade can actually lower your lawn’s immune system. Exposed torn grass can make your grass susceptible to the following problems:

• Insects

• Heat problems

• Diseases

• Chemical burn

How does sharp blades help you save?

Your mower can use up to 20 percent more fuel with a dull blade. The mower, and you, have to work harder to cut the grass since a dull blade encounters resistance that a sharp blade will not. In addition to your gasoline cost, your water bill may also start to rise. You’ll find that you will have to water your grass more often if your turf is dull and sick.

Overall, the task of cutting the grass takes more forethought than you may think. What you thought was doing your lawn a favor may actually be harming it if you are not mowing with a sharp blade. Lawn professionals from Pannone’s Lawn Pros & Landscaping can help take the guesswork out of keeping a well-manicured lawn. If you do decide to do it yourself, most experts agree that your blade should be sharpened at least once a month.

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