North: Zones 1, 5, 6
•Rake up debris and leaves from winter.
•Growing season starts. Mow grass 3 inches high. Leave clippings on lawn.
•Apply first dose of fertilizer. (Step #1 Slow Release Fertilzer with Pre-Emergent crabgrass control)
•Treat for crabgrass with pre-emergent herbicide or eco-friendly corn gluten.
May - June
•Pull or spot-treat dandelions or treat whole lawn with post-emergent weed control. (ONLY if you have a yard FULL of weeds: Step #2 Slow Release Fertilizer with Lock-Up Weed Killer)
•Fertilize six to eight weeks after first dose. (Step #3 Slow ReleaseFertilizer with Pre-Emergent crabgrass control)
•Water if rainfall is below 1 inch a week.
•Treat for grubs using beneficial nematodes. (Step #4 Slow Release Fertilizer with 2-way Insecticide for surface insects AND systemic grub control)
•Dethatch and aerate with core aerator when rains resume and ground softens.
•Fertilize and seed. (Step #5 Core Aerate, Over-Seed, Starter Fertiizer, and Lime if needed)
•Fertilize six to eight weeks after last feeding. (Step #6 Winterizer Fertilizer)
•At final cut, after a few frosts, mow 2 inches high.
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Fall is the best time of year to plant grass seed, apply starter fertilizer and Solu-Cal Lime
There's not much going on with your lawn in the winter other than a winterizer and ice melt when it snows, but birding is a huge sport they need fat to survive the cold winter months.
If you neglect spring lawn care you could end up paying for it the rest of the year, so follow these steps to assure a beautiful and healthy lawn.
Summer can be a hot stressful time of year for grass so it's imortant not to over fertilize or do to much to your lawn