Having a beautiful looking lawn can do more than create curb appeal.
As well as greatly improving the appeal of your home, a well maintained lawn can help reduce pest problems. Many pests such as rats and spiders like an unkept garden. It creates plenty of hiding places for them.
So how do look after your lawn?
The first step is getting rid of any rubbish, it’s always a good idea to wear protective clothing, especially if you haven’t tidied your garden for sometime. The next step is to get rid of any weeds which may be present in the garden. Do a final check for any stones or hard objects which may damage your mower. Using an rcd you can now mow your lawn to get to a starting base. It can take time to have a showcase lawn and without doubt using a professional lawn care specialist can speed the process up considerably. The advantage of using a professional is the fact they will have access to trade standard pesticides which will not readily available to the general public, not to mention years of experience in knowing how ot produce that elusive showcase lawn,
If you decide to tackle the lawn yourself, allow time to for each phase to work for you, You’ll need ensure your lawn is well watered in the summer months and protected in the winter months. Never drench your lawn. The best conditions are when the grass has been watered long enough for the ground to be damp 30 minutes after watering. There are various brands of lawn feed which will help strengthen the lawn as well as fight off certain pests. Endophytes is particularly useful for fighting lawn pests. This microscopic fungus lives in the blades of your grass and helps fight off chinchbugs, sod webworms and many more.
Certain types of mulch can give your lawn a real boost and help stabilize the ground temperature.You can even call a professional lawncare specialist and ask what they recommend to help get your lawn back on it’s feet. Once you’ve attained your showcase lawn remember you’ll need to constantly maintain it.