Author Archive: Albert

Winter Lawn Care Tips

 Winter may be the season that you spend the least amount of time thinking about your lawn, so here few easy tips that will help your turf make it through the cooler weather and come out healthier and better looking in the spring and summer months. – The last few mowings of the fall you should lower your lawn mower blades.  Short grass protects any new growth that may be more fragile near the end of the growing season. In addition longer grass can be used as nesting areas for mice which will create dead spots come spring. – Late fall or early winter are the best times to fertilize cool season grasses.  Before the first freeze, give your lawn a thorough… Read more >

3 TIPS FOR SOD INSTALLATION

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1.  Do your homework– Sod installation is more successful if you choose the correct sod for your soil! Do a little research to find out which types of sod thrive in your climate and which sods will hold up against the type of wear and tear you plan on issuing. It’s also important to test the soil before sod installation. Sod grows best in well-aerated, acidic soil. For a minimal cost, you can have the soil sent to a lab to be tested to make sure it will be fertile enough for sod.  2. Preparation is key– It is important to make sure that the soil is properly prepared before sod installation. It is unadvisable to leave existing grass, no… Read more >

How to Choose the Right Type of Grass Seed

When getting ready to seed your lawn with fresh grass, examining the following variables will help you to choose the type of grass  that will thrive and hold up to the environmental and physical demands of your particular lawn. Most people leave the grass that naturally is growing in their yard. While in some cases this is okay, in many cases it means that you’re going to have a subpar yard. In fact, most people don’t know that there are a number of grass varieties they can choose from. Luckily, there are many different types of grass, and they are broken down into warm season and cool season grasses. This means that you can choose a grass that will work best… Read more >