Fall lawn care is essential for homeowners. To make sure your lawn is ready for Mississippi winters, take the following steps to maximize the beauty and condition of your grass, trees, and shrubs year-round.
Break out those rakes and get those leaves and branches off your lawn. When piles of leaves are left festering on your grass, moisture builds up and your grass is susceptible to bacteria, disease, and even browning.
You can also use your leaves as fertilizer for your lawn. Mulch them into smaller bits with the last mow of the season as an alternative to fertilizer.
Your grass may not grow as quickly in the fall as it does during the summer months, but nevertheless, it still grows. Keep mowing throughout September and October if the grass is getting tall or shaggy. However, ward off mold or bacteria by setting your mower height to three inches. This way, you are supporting healthy root structure of your grass. If time is not on your side, consider the comprehensive lawn care services from Lawn Jox to get your yard ready for winter.
Provide your lawn with maximum nutrients and oxygen by aerating during the fall. Aeration involves creating holes in the lawn that allow the grass roots to breathe. Lawn Jox features aeration and overseeding services that offer many benefits for your curb appeal.
For instance, aerating your lawn can:
An essential for fall lawn care is to spray for weeds. Although many homeowners opt for weed spraying in the Spring, a touch-up application in the fall can help to preserve your trees and shrubs and keep critters at bay all year long.
The experts at Lawn Jox can help you to maximize the look of your lawn and save you time and money. Learn more about the comprehensive lawn care services available. Contact us today at 901-LAWN-JOX.