Most property owners assume their lawns only need attention through fertilization in the summertime. Actually, the opposite is true. Fantastic-looking lawns are maintained throughout the entire year with routine treatments.
Spacing out fertilization and weed control treatments is imperative to achieving a polished result. Grass and other landscaping should never be neglected or overlooked. Read on to learn what is needed when – and schedule ASAP, as lawncare can be booked up a year in advance.
To control crabgrass, lawns require weed control treatments in the early spring. A pre-emergent weed control treatment will stifle the growth of crabgrass. Once the soil begins to heat up, a post-emergent crabgrass control treatment will be applied in the late spring. The purpose of this is meant to kill any weeds that have rooted deep within the soil. Fertilization is also applied throughout the entire spring season.
In the early summer, insect, grub, and nutsedge grass control is applied to remove them. Nutsedge grows rapidly, returning yearly. Insects such as grubs can infiltrate your lawn, which is why a thorough insect inspection is also necessary. In the late summer, an iron fertilizer will help your lawn transport oxygen efficiently and complete enzymatic functions necessary for healthy grass.
The lawn care program in the fall consists of core aeration and overseeding. By loosening the compacted soil, we can restore bare patches of grass or dirt. In the beginning of fall, a starter fertilizer will be applied. Toward the end of the season, a winterization fertilizer is added so the lawn can grow evenly while it goes dormant for the upcoming winter.
An enhanced calcitic lime treatment is added to lawns in the winter, though weeds aren’t much of an issue. The calcitic lime treatment ensures the soil is not overly acidic, which is vital for the lawn’s health when spring rolls around.
Lawncare doesn’t have to be complicated. Contact the professionals at T&T Property to schedule your commercial maintenance ASAP!
T&T Property Maintenance has been visualizing, creating, and maintaining commercial properties since 1997. We offer a vast number of services for our clients, including lawn and landscape maintenance, irrigation set up and repair, fertilization, weed and pest control, snow plowing and salting, and tree trimming and stump grinding. We are licensed with the Michigan Department of Agriculture, so you can rest assured we will do the job right – every time. We work with commercial businesses of any size and offer our services in seasonal or yearly packages, and a la carte. For over 20 years, we believe a satisfied customer is the only kind of customer. Check out our website, call, or e-mail us today to learn more.
Written by the digital marketing staff at Creative Programs & Systems: www.cpsmi.com.