Lawn Care Tips for Fall

The next few weeks should be spent fertilizing, controlling weeds, preparing new lawn, and repairing poor quality lawn.  Here a few simple things to do for your lawn in the fall months:

Give Soil TLC. One of the most important things you can do for your lawn is to properly prepare the soil.  Test the pH levels in your soil.  If results indicate a problem, apply sulfur or lime.  Till the soil then apply your fertilizer.

Fertilize. Depending on the type of grass you have will determine how often and what type of fertilizer you should use.  Regardless of the type of grass, fall is the best time to fertilize.

Control Weeds.  September and October are the best months to control weeds like dandelions and clovers.

Remove Thatch.  Use this time to dig up any pieces of thatch (dead grass roots and stems that grow between soil and green grass).

Seed.  New seed should be planted now to replace poor quality lawn or to grow new lawn.  The grass will grow better in the cool temperatures of the fall.

For some, lawn care may not be something that you feel comfortable doing yourself.  If you need assistance, call a professional lawn care companyNorthwest Lawn Care can help you diagnose your lawn issues and create a customized plan of action to get your lawn green and healthy for spring time.

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