Summer Yard Maintenance

Jul 22, 2020
Summer Yard Maintenance

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors! Here are few tips to keep your yard party ready for your guests.

Grub Control

You can typically identify if you have a grub issue within your grass if it is appearing dead or brown and sitting loosely on the soil. This happens because the grubs eat the roots of the grass. Taking measures to prevent this in early stages of the summer is important.

Grass Type

Knowing the type of grass you have is important because it determines the amount and frequency it should be watered as well as the mowing height. Bermuda, St. Augustine and tall fescue all require different watering schedules.

Keep Grass Cut

Allowing your grass to go awhile without mowing can actually do more harm. Allowing the grass grow too much before mowing can harm and choke out new grass growth and encourage weeds.

Clean Edges

Be sure to use your Husqvarna edger to trim and keep the edges of your yard looking clean and sharp.

Spot Control

Summer weather can bring some challenges with weed control. Because plants must be actively growing to absorb an herbicide, lawn weed killer products may not be as effective on the hottest summer days. It can be more effective to spot treat weeds and save general weed control treatments for the fall or spring.

Nutrition

Using fertilizer every six to eight weeks can improve the strength and color of your grass and lead to a stronger root system as well. If your area is experiencing prolonged droughts you will want to avoid adding fertilizer it during this time.

Amount to Water

Watering is important to your grass, especially watering it deep enough to reach the root system. It is also important to make sure you are not watering too much which can cause fungus to take over your lawn. Confirm the type of grass you have to determine the amount of water to use. Another helpful tip is to water early in the morning to avoid losing water due to evaporation.

Husqvarna Mower Blades

Keep your Husqvarna mower blades sharp to ensure it is properly cutting the grass and not tearing it, which is damaging to the health of your grass. If you need your mower blades sharpened come in today.

Mulching

Consider this, one way to naturally fertilize your yard is to use a mulching mower or Husqvarna Robotic Lawn Mower instead of bagging your grass. This process allows grass clippings to decompose on the lawn while adding nutrients to your soil.

If you have any questions on the best Husqvarna power tools for your project or need an upgrade on any of your lawn care tools call today at (864) 578-1692 or use our online contact form for more information.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *