After your lawn and landscape emerge from winter dormancy, they will need some tending. They've just been through several months of cold weather and more than likely sat under snow for a while.
To get your grass and plants adequately prepared for the growing season in central Iowa areas such as West Des Moines, Des Moines, Ankeny, and nearby areas, there are several tasks that need to be done. Learn more about these tasks.
Spring Essential Tasks For a Healthy Lawn and Landscape
It's important to start your lawn and landscape maintenance in early spring so that the grass and plants will get into a routine and will grow properly throughout the growing season. Here are six of those critical tasks:
- Get the first round of fertilizer and pre-emergent weed control treatments. The first application of fertilizer and weed control sets your lawn up for success. It helps to strengthen your grass and fight off common weeds such as crabgrass that take away nutrients from your lawn.
- Schedule your lawn maintenance or Sharp-N-Lube services. Routine mowing is vital to your lawn's health. We provide lawn maintenance, or if you prefer the DIY route, we offer Sharp-N-Lube services where we inspect your mower and clean it for you.
- Clean up all yard debris such as sticks and leaves on your lawn or landscaping. A spring yard cleanup ensures your grass and landscaping will be in tip-top shape. Too much yard debris can block them from obtaining key...