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Turf Tips: Lawn Maintenance

The following tips are answers to a few of the most frequently asked questions regarding the everyday maintenance of a lawn. We hope that by following these few tips as closely as possible, you will allow your lawn to achieve its highest potential, combined with the services that we provide. 

Watering Tips

Is is important to note that the best time of the day to water is between the hours of 5 am - 10 am, watering in the evening tends to leave the turf moist for a prolonged period of time which can induce fungal activity and eventually lead to diseased turf. However, if this timetable does not fit into your demanding schedule, then you should water when possible watering each area of your lawn for a period of 25 - 30 minutes each, every 2 - 3 days is usually a safe interval depending upon rainfall amounts and the climate.  As the climate cools in late September, watering can often be reduced to as little as once per week.

Mowing Tips

A rule of thumb is to keep the lawn at a height of about 2 ½ inches and mow frequently enough so that you do not remove more than 1/3 of the leaf blade at any one mowing. During the Summer you may even maintain the lawn at 3 inches to allow the leaf blade to retain more moisture and properly defend itself from heat / drought stress.

Be sure to mow with a sharp mower blade, the cut should be clean with no shredding or tearing of the grass blade. If the lawn grows extremely long, perhaps due to your absence, do not cut it back all at once, this will lead to shock and can severely weaken, or even kill the lawn. Cut it back in 2 or 3 separate mowings, approximately 3 to 4 days apart from one another.

Turf Bulletin 


 

SPRING HAS FINALLY ARRIVED
The new year has begun and spring has finally sprung, and we wish you all a happy and prosperous new season. Your 2018 Service Summary Checklist has already been mailed to you in February, and we expect applications to begin by early April, weather permitting of course. That means it’s time to green up the lawn and prepare it for a long season of weekend retreats and quiet evenings for the entire family to share and enjoy.
Lawn-Pro will be coming to your home soon to begin the season with our custom blended Spring Application of organic based fertilizer and preventative crabgrass control, all designed to give your lawn the wake up call that it needs, with the nutrients that it requires to guarantee a healthy, vibrant start to the new season.
Don’t forget to take advantage of our additional savings that are a part of our service program. First, there is the pre-payment savings of 10% off of your annual cost, when you pre-pay the entire season. Also we offer a $25.00 referral bonus credit to your account for each person who signs up for a full years service, and uses your name as a referral.
If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call our office at 1-800-LAWN-PRO or 1-800-529-6776, and we will be happy to assist you.

ARE YOU SCHEDULED FOR SPRING SEED ?
If you have already scheduled a spring seed job, please be advised that our seeding begins in Mid April. Therefore, to properly coordinate your first application in conjunction with the seed renovation, your seeding will precede the first application. Your first application will be performed shortly after the seeding.

DON’T FORGET TO “LIKE” US ON FACEBOOK AND VISIT US ON TWITTER
We are available to you on social media as lawnprolawncare to assure that all of our customers have an easy access to information and updates throughout the season that will assist you with fun to know tips and ideas for maintaining a beautiful landscape all season long that will be the envy of your neighborhood.
We look forward to seeing you there and working with you throughout the year.

A REMINDER ABOUT OUR SERVICE
We hope that you enjoy the fast, courteous service that has made Lawn-Pro one of the leading, service oriented, privately owned lawncare companies in your area.
Our goal at Lawn-Pro is to provide you with a beautiful lawn while implementing an environmentally conscious approach to lawncare by using the safest products and methods available in the industry. It is this approach and care that has allowed our popularity to steadily grow in your community and we thank you for the opportunity to continue to serve you.
As always, Lawn-Pro uses organic based granular fertilizers and we control weeds on an as needed basis, thus allowing you to enjoy the comfort of knowing that our trained professionals are maintaining your property in an environmentally conscious manner with limited use of pesticides. The end result is a healthy lawn for you and your family to enjoy all season. However, if at any time weeds do become a problem between our regularly scheduled visits, do not hesitate to call our service department at 1-800-LAWN-PRO and we will respond promptly to treat the weeds at no additional charge.

DON’T FORGET OUR ADDITIONAL SERVICES:
Tree and Shrub Total Care
Flea and Tick Control
Mosquito Control
Foundation Insect Control

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