Lawn Tasks You Can Start Doing While it is Still Cold Outside

Christmas has passed and the new year has begun. Many people are now anxiously awaiting the arrival of spring. Spring brings with it warmer weather, longer days, and blooming plants. If you love working out in the yard and are anxious to get started, there are a few lawn tasks you can start doing while it is still cold outside. These tasks will help you get ahead so you are ready to get started on the fun stuff – like planting flowers – once spring arrives. Lawn tasks you can get started on right now include removing debris, assessing the condition of your trees, looking for signs of problems, and scheduling routine lawn care services.   

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3 Reasons You Should Invest in Vegetation Control This Winter

As winter approaches many homeowners start to put the care of their property much lower on their priority list. The fact that grass and other types of vegetation go dormant makes it easy to forget that your acreage still needs some attention. In fact, the fall and winter are great times to invest in preventative care for your land. For example, you can invest in vegetation control during the winter and save yourself time in the spring, avoid the negative consequences that come with overgrowth, and enjoy the benefits that come with a weed-free property.

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Is There Anything I Can Do for My Lawn as We Move Toward Winter?

As we move toward winter the list of things you have to do each day to care for your yard will decrease. Weed growth will slow and eventually stop. Your grass will go into a dormant phase and you can pack away the lawnmower for a bit. Most of the plants in your garden will not survive once the cold moves in. You can take several lawncare tasks off your to-do list for the winter weekends but that does not mean you should completely neglect your lawn as winter approaches. In fact, there are three proactive tasks that you can do as we move toward winter to maximize the health and well-being of your lawn.

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Preparing Your Lawn for the Winter Months

The winter months can cause problems for your yard if you are not proactive with how you care for it. You can prepare your lawn for the winter months as fall ends and winter moves in. Even if you are already in the middle of winter, there are things you can do to help your lawn withstand the threats that come along with the colder weather. Ultimately, the biggest threat to your lawn this winter is neglect. It is easy to put the wellbeing of your lawn out of your mind when your grass is dormant and the trees are bare. However, it is a big mistake to completely ignore your lawn. Three proactive tasks completed at the end of fall or beginning of winter can make a big difference in how well your lawn stands up to the harsh weather in the winter months.

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Keep Your Garden Healthy as Fall Turns into Winter

Fall starts showing changes in the condition of your trees and grass. The bright spring and summer colors start to change to the warm colors of fall. Eventually, most of the colors fade into the bare winter landscape. The changes in the colors accompany changes in the weather. If you have a garden, you recognize that as fall turns into winter the needs of your garden also change. You can keep your garden healthy as fall turns into winter by clearing the fall debris, keeping an eye out for potential issues, and getting rid of last season’s dead plants.

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