• Winter Lawn Care Tips

    by  • April 21, 2012 • Lawn Aeration Tips • 2 Comments

    Have you ever wondered how to take care of your lawn over the winter?  Following the winter lawn care tips presented in this article can make your lawn look a lot nicer in the Spring. Some people like wintertime because it means they don’t have to mow their lawn. Even if this is true where you live, there are still a lot of things you should do to your lawn to help take care of it during the winter.

    Make Sure to Rake up the Leaves and Mow Your Lawn

    winter lawn care tipsDuring the winter, there is less sunlight than there is during the rest of the year. Lawn need as much of it as they can get.  Make sure you rake up your leaves. People who do not rake their leaves up in the fall and up having a dead patch in their lawn by the time that spring rolls around.

    Another very good Winter lawn care tip is to make sure to mow your lawn towards the end of the fall. Generally, you will want to mow your lawn right before or right after Thanksgiving. Mowing your lawn before winter starts will help your grass to stay a little thicker. If your grass is too long, it will become sparse during the winter because it will not get enough sunlight. Lawns  do better over the winter if they get mowed.

    Winter lawn care tips – Put down a Winter Fertilizers For Lawn Winterization

    How to prepare your lawn for winterPutting out a good winterizer will help to strengthen the roots of your grass. Even if you live in an area of the country where your grass goes dormant during the winter, applying a winter fertilizer will help it to grow back a lot stronger. Generally, the best time for putting down a winter fertilizer is in the end of the fall.

    Winter is not only a good time to keep your grass a little shorter than you’re used to calm but is also the best time of year to do your pruning and your cleanup. As long as you do a good job cleaning up your lawn, it should have no problem coming back and looking good next year.

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    2 Responses to Winter Lawn Care Tips

    1. July 26, 2012 at 11:18 am

      Love the website it’s given me great advice! Unfortunately having just moved house and finally got round to the garden ,after mowing I noticed a lot of thick rooted weeds (kind of thick bamboo), wondered what the best approach was to getting rid of these? Xx

      • spencer
        January 16, 2013 at 9:10 pm

        Hi Gayle,
        I think I know want weeds you are talking about. They spread quickly and are hard to get rid of. If you don’t have a lot use a small shovel or spade. This is the fastest way to do it. If you have tons of them, try putting round up on the weeds and then starting over. Best luck to you Gayle and thanks for visiting!

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