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Fall Lawn Care

Many factors are involved in creating a strong, healthy lawn.

Fall lawn care is extremely important if you want a great lawn in the spring.

Follow this checklist as part of a sound lawn maintenance program.

  1. Top up all gardens with or mulches ~ This will help to protect your plants from the cold

  2. To help calculate the quantity of soil or mulch you will need click here:

  3. Reduce mowing height and begin mulching and raking leaves as they fall.

  4. Reduce mowing frequency as temperatures cool and growth decreases.

Reduce watering frequency.

  1. Apply fertilizer in the early fall/late summer.

Re-seed weak or dead areas.

  1. Monitor for insects and insect damage.

De-thatch/aerate if necessary.

  1. Dormant feed with a slow release nitrogen fertilizer. Late fall fertilization is the most important application of the year.

Winterize mowers, trimmers, and hand tools.

  1. Winterize irrigation system, drain and store hoses and sprinklers.

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