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Feb/March
This is a time to have your 1st per-emergent & fertilizer application.
This early spring application contains a product that is especially important to your lawn. This material creates an invisible barrier a half inch under your soil line. It is there to stop crabgrass seeds from germinating and will give you over 90% control verses an untreated lawn.
What to Expect
The fertilizer that was put down will help improve the color and density of the lawn.
Over the winter months your grass had gone into a dormant state, giving it a brownish or gray color as it was not taking in any new nutrients. Think of the fertilizer as food for your lawn! Your lawn should respond generally within 10-14 days and lasts 4-6 weeks.

April-
Spring Clean-up & 2nd Step Pre-emergent & fertilizer
As the snow has melted away, this is a great time to get a head start on your yard.
• Rake your yard for leaves that may have been forgotten in the fall.
• Get rid of anything that is damaged from winter, such as branches that have fallen, and weighted down branches.
• Clean out flower beds to get them ready for new growth.
2nd Step Pr-Emergent & Fertilizer
• This is a broad leaf weed control. Weeds to take note of at this time of year include but are not limited to: crabgrass, chickweed, and assorted annuals such as buttercup, spurge, clover, and henbit. While most weeds will take 72 hours to begin curling and die off, some may take up to 2 weeks.
• Fertilizing provides nutrients to help your lawn grow and to keep any unwanted weeds from appearing.
• You will notice a thicker, greener lawn.

May
Aerate
• Aeration will help alleviate soil that has become compacted.
• It will allow water to penetrate deeper in to your lawn, which in turn, will produce deeper roots.
• Aerating helps to produce room in your soil to allow for penetration of water, nutrients, and air to get through.

De thatching is another great contributor to the health of your lawn.
It can help to prevent a place for insects to live (since this is where they thrive) and also help to get water through to the roots in your lawn for better growth. If you have any damage to your lawn from our Canadian winter, over seeding in the spring can be ideal.
June and July –
Iron, Brown Patch (not necessary for all lawns )
Iron- you can add a light dose of iron as a way of achieving a richer, deeper blue-green color. This is will surely set your lawn apart in the neighborhood.
Brown Patch Fungicide Treatment – A lawn disease that appears in circular patch in your lawn that is brownish yellow in color and range from 6in to several feet in diameter. This disease is most likely to occur during extended periods of heat and humidly when night temperatures remain above 68° F. In addition to heat and humidity, the main factors inviting brown patch is lack of air movement, and poor soil drainage
August –
Lime
Balance the pH level of your soil for better turf-grass growth. A soil pH test may be necessary to see if lime applications would be beneficial for your lawn.
September & October-
Aerate, Over-Seed, and Fertilize
Aerate
o Aeration will help alleviate soil that has become compacted.
o It will allow water to penetrate deeper in to your lawn, which in turn, will produce deeper roots.
Aerating helps to produce room in your soil to allow for penetration of water, nutrients, and air to get through
The benefits of over-seeding a lawn include:
• Filling in areas of turf damaged by summer stress, diseases or insects
• Thickening and increasing the density of thin lawns
• Improving the lawn’s appearance
• Enhancing the lawn’s ability to fight insects and diseases
Fertilization
• Fertilizing provides nutrients to help your lawn grow and to keep any unwanted weeds from appearing.
• You will notice a thicker, greener lawn.

There’s nothing better than seeing a fresh cut lawn. Throughout the season, have a team of experienced landscapers for regular lawn care maintenance who take pride in the lawns they maintain and make sure they are cut with precision.

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