Lawn Care Tips

Some Lawn Care Tips to make you happy and your day better! 🙂

Lawn Care Tips

A) Sharpen your Lawn Mower blade. The cut at the top edge of the grass has to be nice (not rip). A rip cut will make your lawn more susceptible to disease.
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B) Change your Lawn Mower Oil.
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C) Check / replace your Lawn Mower Spark plug.
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The time line presented below is related to Montreal, Quebec, Canada area

FIRST STEP – Lawn Dethatching – Middle April

Lawn Care Tips
In the Spring after the snow is melting you will have a lot of dead grass and all kind of dirt over your lawn.
Do not work on a wet lawn. Wait for the lawn surface to get dry.
If any rocks, branches or dirt are present when the snow melts, use a rake and clear all of them.
To avoid extensive damage use a dethatcher with medium strength tines.
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OR – Lawn Core Aeration – Middle April

Lawn Care Tips
Over time the soil in your lawn becomes compacted, reducing the air pockets that allow nutrients and water to reach the roots of your grass. To combat this, make sure your lawn is aerated every 2 – 3 years depending on the soil consistence. Spring is an ideal time to do this and gives your lawn the best chance to receive the nutrients and water for a healthy grow all season long.
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SECOND STEP – Lawn mowing

Lawn Care Tips
SET YOUR MOWER HEIGHT CUTTING ACCORDING WITH YOUR TYPE OF GRASS
The first few Lawn mowing procedures should be done with your mower set on a lower height.
This allows sun, water, and nutrients to get to the base of your grass to help it get started. Raise your mower height every 1 week until you reach the MAXIMUM HEIGHT RECOMMENDED FOR YOUR GRASS TYPE.
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THIRD STEP – Lawn Fertilizing – First one in middle May

Lawn Care Tips
Give your lawn the nutrients it needs to thrive.
Now that your lawn is properly prepared, an application of fertilizer at the beginning of spring will help give your lawn a head-start.
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FOURTH STEP – Lawn Overseeding – When air temperature reaches 16 – 20 degree C (61F – 68F) over the day

Lawn Care Tips
Lawn Overseeding is an important step to perform every year for a lush, healthy, weed-free lawn.
As your lawn ages will become “tired” and grass reproduction rates slow down. Nobody likes the look of unhealthy areas in their lawn, but more than not looking good, these areas make it easier for weeds to take over.
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FIFTH STEP – Lawn Watering – Early in the morning

Lawn Care Tips
One of the most important factors in having a healthy, beautiful lawn is proper watering.
Ensure your lawn get enough water every week.
The best time to water your lawn is early in the morning, when the sun is starting to rise. If you water in the afternoon while the sun is shining, you’ll leave the grass too wet, promoting fungus growth.
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SIXTH STEP – Lawn Grab Control – Spring when soil temperature exceed 12 degree C (54F)

Lawn Care Tips
Beneficial nematodes are an all-natural, chemical-free alternative to insecticides for lawn grub control! They are a naturally occurring microscopic worm found around the globe in soils. Nematodes hunt and feed on soil dwelling insects by entering their body, injecting them with lethal bacteria, and feeding from their insides.
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