Remember when your lawnmower was brand new and started on the first pull? Regular maintenance will keep your lawnmower in top shape and running better longer. Mowing season begins before anyone is generally ready for it. It’s a good idea in early Spring to go over your lawn mower and check it’s condition before the mowing season kicks into full gear. The following is a quick checklist to follow:
Forget those long-held beliefs that grass clippings left on a lawn smother the grass underneath or cause thatch. Grass clippings are actually good for the lawn. From now on, don’t bag your lawn clippings: “grass cycle” them. Every year, homeowners spend a significant amount of time raking and bagging grass-clippings. Grasscycling can save you time, money and improve the overall health of your lawn.
How often should I water my lawn?
There are three things to consider: the weather, the type of soil and the depth of roots. Weather is the most obvious factor. When it’s hotter you’ll need to water more frequently. In the summer you’ll probably need to water every other day, if not every day (depending, of course, on where you live). The type of soil affects