Lawn Care, Demystified.

Lawn Care Vancouver
Picture this- it’s a lovely summer morning: birds are chirping, the sun is shining, and oh, who’s that whistling happily? It’s your neighbour, Perfect Lawn Larry. Larry waves hello from across his aptly named perfect lawn.
Is the lawn glowing with literal perfection? No, it couldn’t be.
You look over to your lawn, a ghastly gray-brown amalgamation of weeds and raw dirt, basically fire and brimstone in comparison to the glowing oasis that is your neighbours’ lawn. It’s decided. This is the year you beat Perfect Lawn Larry.
We’re on your side in this battle, so without any further ado – we have compiled the perfect guide to finally beating your lawn nemesis neighbours.

What is a lawn, what makes a healthy lawn?

It is not to be forgotten that your lawn is a living organism! Like a giant green dog that lives outside your house, your lawn needs to be fed, watered and groomed in order to maintain its health and beauty. When you start planning out your lawn care in the spring, you guarantee yourself a healthy lawn for the rest of the year. Here are the key steps to making sure your summer lawn is perfectly cared for.

Dethatching

Also known as stabbing your lawn repeatedly for its own good. This process is done yearly to help break up compacted soil from the last few seasons of heavy use. This quickly helps your lawn allow more airflow and better drainage, resulting in healthier roots systems and jealousy-inducing lawns.

Core Aeration

Fertilizing is a great way to prep your lawn for the inevitable horrors of a Vancouver winter. Pick out a fall lawn fertilizer, these typically focus on improving root systems while preparing your garden for any winter stressors. Additionally, adding a layer of lime approximately 2-3 weeks after can help to counteract our winter rains, which often lean in the more acidic direction.

Reseeding

Fertilizing is a great way to prep your lawn for the inevitable horrors of a Vancouver winter. Pick out a fall lawn fertilizer, these typically focus on improving root systems while preparing your garden for any winter stressors. Additionally, adding a layer of lime approximately 2-3 weeks after can help to counteract our winter rains, which often lean in the more acidic direction.

Fertilization

Fertilizing is a great way to prep your lawn for the inevitable horrors of a Vancouver winter. Pick out a fall lawn fertilizer, these typically focus on improving root systems while preparing your garden for any winter stressors. Additionally, adding a layer of lime approximately 2-3 weeks after can help to counteract our winter rains, which often lean in the more acidic direction.

Mowing

Fertilizing is a great way to prep your lawn for the inevitable horrors of a Vancouver winter. Pick out a fall lawn fertilizer, these typically focus on improving root systems while preparing your garden for any winter stressors. Additionally, adding a layer of lime approximately 2-3 weeks after can help to counteract our winter rains, which often lean in the more acidic direction.

Watering

Also known as stabbing your lawn repeatedly for its own good. This process is done yearly to help break up compacted soil from the last few seasons of heavy use. This quickly helps your lawn allow more airflow and better drainage, resulting in healthier roots systems and jealousy-inducing lawns.

Manual Weed Control

Fertilizing is a great way to prep your lawn for the inevitable horrors of a Vancouver winter. Pick out a fall lawn fertilizer, these typically focus on improving root systems while preparing your garden for any winter stressors. Additionally, adding a layer of lime approximately 2-3 weeks after can help to counteract our winter rains, which often lean in the more acidic direction.

Alternative Lawns

Fertilizing is a great way to prep your lawn for the inevitable horrors of a Vancouver winter. Pick out a fall lawn fertilizer, these typically focus on improving root systems while preparing your garden for any winter stressors. Additionally, adding a layer of lime approximately 2-3 weeks after can help to counteract our winter rains, which often lean in the more acidic direction.

Chafer Beetles

Fertilizing is a great way to prep your lawn for the inevitable horrors of a Vancouver winter. Pick out a fall lawn fertilizer, these typically focus on improving root systems while preparing your garden for any winter stressors. Additionally, adding a layer of lime approximately 2-3 weeks after can help to counteract our winter rains, which often lean in the more acidic direction.
Fertilizing is a great way to prep your lawn for the inevitable horrors of a Vancouver winter. Pick out a fall lawn fertilizer, these typically focus on improving root systems while preparing your garden for any winter stressors. Additionally, adding a layer of lime approximately 2-3 weeks after can help to counteract our winter rains, which often lean in the more acidic direction.

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