Our 5 Step Fertilization & Weed Control Process
Our five step program for fertilizing a lawn adds the proper nutrients in the required amounts and at the proper time. Regular fertilization will lead to a healthy lawn that reduces erosion, filters pollutants, provides natural cooling, and cleans the air. Fertilizing a lawn also helps the lawn recover from stress such as; foot traffic and weekly mowing. Fertilizer mixes with the moisture in the soil and is absorbed by the feeder roots of the plant.
Once, in the plant, nutrients are distributed to areas where they are needed and can go to work building new roots, promoting fuller leaf growth, and warding off nasty diseases. Plus, your lawn will be less likely to suffer from weed, insect, and disease problems. Best of all, your lawn will need less water when it gets the nutrients it needs throughout the year.
Other Lawn & Tree Services
Used to precisely administer pesticides and fertilizers. The injection is made into the tree’s vascular system to distribute throughout the tree. The most common form of tree injection in our area is for Emerald Ash Borer. Emerald Ash Borer is an exotic beetle. Though adults do not cause much damage, larvae feed on the inner bark of ash trees, disrupting the tree’s ability to transport water and nutrients. Without treatment, Emerald Ash Borer will kill any ash tree that it infects.
Aeration involves perforating the soil with small holes to allow air, water and nutrients to penetrate the grass roots. This helps the roots grow deeply and produce a stronger, more vigorous lawn. The main reason for aerating is to alleviate soil compaction, but there are other benefits as well. Some of the benefits of aeration are:
- Improved air exchange between the soil and atmosphere.
- Enhanced soil water uptake.
- Improved fertilizer uptake and use.
- Reduced water runoff and puddling.
- Stronger grass roots.
- Reduced soil compaction.
- Enhanced heat and drought stress tolerance.
- Improved resiliency and cushioning.
Seeding can be done in conjunction with aeration or on its own. There are two main types of seeding. Seeding areas where no grass is present or overseeding. Overseeding is seeding areas where lawn is already present. It can be done to correct thinning or to prevent it altogether.