Mulching is an important step when it comes to your landscaping. However, before you stock up on piles and piles of mulch you should consider what type of mulch is best for your gardens: organic or inorganic mulch.
Having a beautiful lawn is a goal that many homeowners strive for. At the same time, it can feel like a daunting task for anyone who is not a gardener. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be as difficult as it seems. Having an experienced landscaper by your side is a great way to access all the vital knowledge you need. For instance, fertilizer is one of the main components of lawn care, and knowing how to use it properly can really boost your lawn’s appearance.
Getting ready for outside activities, whether it be hiking through a state park or playing in the backyard, means being prepared for ticks. Before you venture into the great outdoors, take some time consider pest control, specifically, tick control. In most states, the peak tick season runs from April to September, and it is during this time that humans and pets are at the highest risk for contracting tick-borne illnesses.
Testing the pH level of your soil is important because you want to make sure that it’s healthy and will yield a healthy lawn and garden. However if your soil doesn’t have the proper pH level, growing a beautiful garden can be tricky. The soil pH level will indicate its alkalinity and acidity measurements. Depending on the pH level, this affects many aspects of your plants including the health, appearance and yield of fruit or vegetables.
If you plan on growing vegetables or other edible plants, early spring is a great time to start a few cool-weather crops. Start with lettuce, broccoli, peas or spinach as soon as possible to have a plentiful bounty early in the season. Some seeds can be started indoors before transferring them to your garden later in the spring. Peppers, tomatoes and eggplants do well when started under warming lamps or in the windowsill.
After a long winter of slumber, your yard really starts to wake up in the springtime. From trees, shrubs and flowers to a big green lawn, your yard needs help to stay healthy, grow to its potential, and showcase all of its natural beauty. Spring landscaping including smart lawn care and continual lawn maintenance is important to support all of these things and keep your curb appeal impressive throughout the seasons.
It’s easy to forget about your landscape when it’s under a blanket of snow. However, during the winter your lawn is subjected to a harsh few months of weather that can really take a toll. One of the main concerns that homeowners have come springtime is snow mold. After months of lying dormant under a thick and wet coat of snow and ice, your grass has likely fallen victim to this lawn disease.
After a long harsh winter, your lawn is at its worst. So, what can you do to boost your landscape’s appearance and enhance its health? While there are many things you can do to create a richer, healthier lawn, one of the most important steps to take is to aerate your grass. Lawn aeration is one of the best ways to create a fertile environment for seeds to sprout and roots to grow come springtime. [Read more…]
At Organic Nature Lawn Care, it’s our goal to make sure that your lawn is lush and healthy. Two of the most important ways in which we succeed in establishing healthy lawns are by seeding and aerating a landscape. Both services play a vital role in turf health, which is why they are at the top of our list.