Seasonal Lawn Care

Needless to say a lawn after construction needs to be looked after to retain its beauty. We have given some information on seasonal lawn care tips, which are specifically meant for the summer and winter. Extremes in climate are of great harm to the plants that has constantly to bear them. The tips on lawn care in summer and winter lawn care will be of great help to you during this high time.

Seasonal lawn care tips
  1. Mow the lawn after raising its height one-third inch than it has been set by the manufacturer. After mowing leave the chopped off grass on the lawn. This will make nourish and make the soil fertile as the leftover gets decomposed.
  2. Then keep on applying fertilizer for every six to eight weeks from the late spring to autumn. Avoid applying fertilizer in hot months as their growth-rate slows down due to heat.
  3. Water supply should be plenty to substitute rainfall. Water for at least 1 to 2 inches per week and deeply two to three times a week.
  4. Every year once or twice aerate the soil. It will help the water and oxygen to enter easily.
  5. Also need to control the weeds, insects and disease at regular intervals.
Some renowned grasses for warm- season are Zoysia, Bermudagrass, St. Augustinegrass, centipedegrass, zoysiagrass, and bahiagrass.

For cool-season lawns you can plant fescues, bluegrass, bent grass or rye grass.