Written by Gene Caballero on March 12, 2015
Your lawn is the first thing that people see when driving past your home. A well-manicured, attractive yard is quite pleasing to the eye, and certainly signifies that your Atlanta lawn is top notch. With a bit of time and effort, you can have the lawn that everyone on the block envies. We’ll get you started on that process with a few essential lawn care tips.
Lawn Care Maintenance is a Must
Summer, spring, winter and fall, maintaining your lawn is a must if you want to keep it looking superb year-round. The spring and summer months should be spent watering and fertilizing the grass, while fall and winter months should be spent protecting it from the cold, harsh weather that is Atlanta bound.
Always remove weeds from your lawn as you spot them. Weeds not only look unattractive, they also cause healthy grass unhealthy consequences. Many pesticides are available at local home improvement stores. Use these on a regular basis to prevent weeds from growing on your lawn.
Keep your trees and shrubbery trimmed and manicured. Plant flowers that welcome people to your home, and make sure that you cut grass no lower than 3" to the ground. Cutting it lower can damage the blades and harbor the growth of the grass.
If you are unhappy with your current grass, consider purchasing grass seeds and replanting. There are many varieties of grass available, and planting these seeds will put you on the path to a phenomenally gorgeous lush lawn. Common Bermuda grass and Kentucky bluegrass are two popular types of grass planted in Atlanta.
Hire a Lawn Care Professional
Atlanta is home to a number of professional lawn care companies, and hiring one of these companies is beneficial in keeping a beautiful lawn. Professional lawn care technicians can take care of the things that you cannot do on your own, such as Core Aeration, which will revive your grass and help it ‘breathe,’ weed removal and much more.
You can choose how often you want a lawn care technician to visit. It is best to compare different companies in the area to find the one that is best suited for your needs. Look for companies that are licensed, experienced and offer competitive pricing. Lawn care doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg, and if you compare you will certainly find an attractive price within your budget.
Taking care of your Atlanta lawn involves both DIY maintenance and that from a lawn care professional. The end result of your hard work and costs for a professional will certainly pay off when you have an immaculate lawn that has the neighbors talking. To achieve those results, put the tips and information above to good use.
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