Essential Lawn Care Tasks to Keep Up with this Summer

Your lawn and garden require a lot of attention during the summer. Almost everything is still actively growing and in need of maintenance. It is natural to want a break from constant yardwork but there are a few essential lawn care tasks you need to keep up with this summer in order to protect the health of your lawn. These tasks include mowing, weed control, aeration and fertilization, and pest control.

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Lawn Care Tips as Summer Heads into Fall

Summer is an exciting time of year for many reasons. The kids are out of school and many families choose to take vacations during the summer months. Summer also comes with a few downsides including intense heat and your lawn’s seemingly constant need for attention. As summer heads into fall you may be looking forward to getting a break from your lawn care duties. You will eventually get a break but it is not quite time to put your lawn mower up for a long winter’s nap. In order to keep your lawn healthy as summer heads into fall you need to keep mowing regularly, continue to provide consistent nutrition, and start planning for the changes that the new season will bring.

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Why are the Plants in My Summer Garden Dying?

It takes time, effort, and money to plant a garden that you can enjoy throughout the summer. It can be very disappointing and frustrating if those plants start to die off. If the plants in your summer garden are dying there are a number of potential reasons why. They may need more water, better soil, a different climate, or protection from threats such as disease and pests.

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Tips for Helping Your Yard Survive the Heat

Summer is one of the prime growing seasons for grass and plants. But, it is also a time of year where there are a number of serious threats to your yard. Extreme heat is one of the most serious threats to your grass and garden. It can quickly scorch your grass and leave you looking out at a brown dead yard instead of the lush green one you imagined. There are a few tips that you can follow to help your yard survive the summer heat: provide nutrition, be consistent with watering, protect it from pests, and protect it from disease.

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What Types of Veggies Can I Plant During the Summer Months?

Planting a vegetable garden can be a lot of fun. You can watch the plants change from day to day and eventually enjoy your work when they end up on your plate. If you have children a summer vegetable garden is a great way to teach them about nature and responsibility. There are many varieties of vegetables that do best if you plant them in spring. But, there is still time to have a bountiful harvest even if you are just getting started in the summertime. Veggies that you can still plant-even in midsummer-include cucumbers, green beans, carrots, peppers and tomatoes.

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