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The Best Ways to Protect Your Lawn From Harmful Diseases

The Best Ways to Protect Your Lawn From Harmful Diseases

Your lawn requires plenty of care and maintenance to stay healthy and strong. When your grass remains healthy, it becomes better equipped to handle harmful lawn diseases common in Michigan such as leaf spot and dollar spot. Several practices are essential to protecting your lawn from diseases that can otherwise cripple your grass. Lawn fertilization is important to give it the nutrients it needs to survive and thrive. Weed control keeps weeds away, ensuring that nothing is stealing ...
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Your 2022 Guide to Comprehensive Lawn Care

Your 2022 Guide to Comprehensive Lawn Care

With the end of 2021 quickly approaching, it is time for property owners everywhere to make their New Year's resolution to keep their lawns as healthy as possible. This can be achieved by adding four key treatments to your lawn care regiment: fertilization, weed control, aeration, and overseeding. Regular fertilization will ensure your lawn receives a steady supply of nutrients throughout the year. Taking control of your weeds will ensure that your grass does not have to compete with weeds...
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Forgot to Schedule Fall Lawn Aeration? Here’s What You Should Do

Forgot to Schedule Fall Lawn Aeration? Here’s What You Should Do

Ensuring your lawn is consistently receiving key nutrients from the soil is an effective way to promote healthy growth. Core aeration is the lawn care service you need to schedule at least once a year to make sure your grass is healthy. Typically, it's done in the fall before the winter season arrives. However, if you forgot to schedule it in the fall, don't worry. You can still schedule core aeration in the spring and experience the same benefits that fall aeration provides....
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What Should You Do With the Cores Left Over on Your Lawn From Aeration?

What Should You Do With the Cores Left Over on Your Lawn From Aeration?

Aeration is a very beneficial treatment for your lawn; aeration allows you to loosen up compacted soil so that water and essential nutrients can reach the roots of your grass. After core aeration specifically, you will be left with plugs of soil on your lawn. What are you supposed to do with them? Your best option is to leave them be, but you could also break them up or get rid of them altogether. You could leave the cores be so they can break down. Think about it: the tiny cores...
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Is Pairing Aeration & Overseeding Actually Necessary?

Is Pairing Aeration & Overseeding Actually Necessary?

Sometimes, even the best gardeners struggle to maintain a perfect lawn, especially considering the ever-changing weather conditions we see here in Macomb, MI. If your lawn looks a little thin or patchy, aeration and overseeding can bring it back to life with lush green growth. They both serve different purposes to achieve the same goal: healthy grass blades. Core aeration essentially relieves soil compaction while overseeding encourages thicker grass...
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September vs April for Aeration and Overseeding

September vs April for Aeration and Overseeding

Why Aeration & Overseeding Services Are Effective in Fall As summer comes to a close in Macomb and surrounding Michigan areas, it’s time to plan for aeration and overseeding services. When you aerate your yard, small soil plugs are removed to allow water, nutrients, and air to reach your lawns root system. After aeration is completed overseeding is the next step in rejuvenating your lawn. Overseeding after aeration allows the new seed to penetrate your soil for better...
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