Ways to Care for Your Lawn During the Cool-Season

The need to care for your lawn does not suddenly disappear when August comes and goes. While we do experience a cool-season here in Kentucky, it takes a little longer to get there than in the midwest. While we know many people get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the holidays at the end of the year, it’s still important to take care of your lawn overall. Once Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas have passed, you will be sorry that you stopped paying attention to your lawn. Ignoring your lawn for long periods of time have detrimental and long-lasting effects on it.

But don’t worry because Turf Pro Outdoor Solutions is prepared to take on the fall care for your lawn and teach you how it’s done. There are a number of different ways that you can care for your lawn even when September and October are around.

Core Aerationaeration

This process is a unique one, but it is one of the most effective ways to give your lawn a rejuvenation. Essentially what is done is taking an aeration tool and putting it about 1-3 inches in the ground. This pulls the soil up and allows it to breathe. Once it can breathe, it creates space for air, water, and nutrients to be better absorbed.

Overseeding

Once space has been created by aeration, you can lay more seed down and it will be absorbed in a faster, more efficient way than it would have been before. It’s basically giving your turf the extra nutrients it was missing out on all at once. It doesn’t necessarily need to be done after aeration, but it is a good time to think about it if core aeration is on your schedule.

Don’t Forget to Cut Your Lawn

You may want to give up on cutting your lawn when the fall season hits. It could be because you are busy or it could be because you don’t necessarily believe it needs to be cut in the cooler months. However, that is not the case. By continuing to cut your turf until the last moment that it grows for the season, you will be keeping it healthier for when it blooms again. It helps avoid fungus and lawn disease, and it will create a better lawn in the spring again.

Keep On Fertilizing!

Fertilization is key in every season. It allows the turf to be at it’s healthiest to withstand the issues of winter. When you choose to fertilize your lawn about two to three weeks before the estimated freezing of the ground, it allows it to create a better and healthier root to come back even nicer in the spring and summer.

Ready to Take Care of Your Fall Lawn? Give Us a Call Today!

You likely want to keep your lawn healthy, and so do we! The services we provide at Turf Pro Plus Outdoor Solutions can be the ones that save your lawn this cool-season. Let us get started helping out our valued clients as soon as you make the decision to take control of your lawn! Fall lawn services are no joke! With our fully equipped lawn care process, you’ll have the look you want in no time! Give us a call today for the best lawn you can have.

Whether you are a resident or business in the Louisville area, you can give us a ring at 502-991-7600, or reach out to us on our contact page. Look us up on Facebook for the latest news and, updates and check out our monthly blog for more lawn care tips and tricks.

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