This is a simple task that smart homeowners complete. It makes your lawn a lot healthier. See some of our lawn care and maintenance tips!
This is a Safety Task!
In rural and some suburban areas, a lawn that is not maintained can be a fire hazard. Overly dry and overgrown grass can help a grass fire reach your home vice preventing such an occurrence.
This is a Preventative Maintenance Task!
An unkempt yard can potentially increase the number of insects lingering around your home. HomeManager encourages all ranges of lawn care, such as mowing & fertilizing, during the warmer months, because it decreases the number of pest problems that arise within overgrown areas.
Tasks can be done by: Homeowner, Handyman, or Yard Maintenance Company
Lawn Care and Maintenance Tips | Task Steps
Step 1 – Deciding Which Weed Killer & Fertilizer is Best for You
- Smart homeowners do some research on what types of fertilizers are suitable for your home.
- You can go about that by testing your soil with a kit and then researching what type of brands are suitable for your home.
- All these steps are optional, but you may find out that weed killers aren’t necessary for your specific type of soil or that you have a particular kind of soil that works best with certain fertilizers.
- Supply List: Soil testing kit (optional)
Step 2 – Applying as Necessary
- Once you feel comfortable about what type of fertilizer or weed killer you’ve chosen, you can start applying it as the directions specifically state.
- It’s essential to continue doing this, as the manufacturer specifies throughout the summer. Of course, you will need to mow your lawn periodically. It prevents your lawn from becoming overgrown & becoming a haven for pests.
- Tool List: Fertilizer or seed spreader
- Supply List & Costs: Fertilizer, Weed Killer
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