April: Lawn Care Month

April is National Lawn Care Month, so take some time over the next few weeks to learn how to give your lawn some love. It will return the favor by providing you a place to reenergize during these challenging times.


This week, let's talk about fertilizer. Properly applied fertilizer helps lawns thrive, allowing grass to be strong and capable of overpowering weeds that try and take up root. But there are many mistakes rookies make when applying fertilizer. Many apply at the wrong time of year. It is best to fertilize when grass is growing. Others make the mistake of not reading the label. It's important to understand what you are using and how to use it.


While many people believe more of something is better than less, this is not the case with fertilizer. Too much fertilizer makes too much plant leaf and won't allow the roots to grow well. Additionally, an excess of fertilizer can burn the lawn.


We at Bearss Landscaping can help you choose the right turf for the right area of your property. We can also make educated recommendations on when to fertilize, what product is best for your landscape, and how to properly apply it. Join our wait list to receive a maintenance quote, including turf and fertilizer, this month. We'll create a customizable maintenance package for you so you can enjoy your own worry-free outdoor space.


While the work of maintaining a healthy lawn can be time-consuming and takes extreme expertise to do well, the rewards to your family - and the environment - pay dividends. Green spaces are proven stress relievers. And who doesn't need stress relief these days? Get some sun and fresh air, right in your backyard.



References

Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado (2021, April 3). Tip of the Week: Let's talk turf. https://www.alcc.com/tip-of-the-week-email

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