Tip Of The Month: March

March is a good time to fertilize the lawn.  Over seed bare spots and Get ready for Spring.  Remember to use a stater fertilizer with grass seed as to not burn it.  Something with not to high of nitrogen.

A key point to remember is that it needs to be above sixty degrees in the Pacific Northwest for seed germination.

Happy Gardening

By |February 17th, 2011|Monthly Tips|0 Comments|

Tip Of The Month: April

This is a good time to test soil pH, aerate and lime the lawn.

One can aerate the lawn any time.  In the summer when point to remember is to make sure the lawn is well watered so one can have a good plug.  When the ground is hard the aerator doesn’t work as well.

Lime adjusts soil ph.  And soils can be tested for nutrient deficiencies.

 

Some people like to rake up the unsightly plugs; while others chop them up with the lawn mower as a top dressing.

 

Aeration helps grass roots to grow deeper and also with lawn drainage.

 

By |February 9th, 2011|Monthly Tips|0 Comments|