We often think of spring as the optimal time to be out in our yards, pruning and preening- preparing for a season filled with cookouts and lawn games. But fall, with its hot cider and bonfires is actually the time when our yards need the most TLC. We have some time and money saving tips to help ensure that your fall efforts pay off come springtime!
Even though the temps are cooler, your yard still needs water. Summers can take a toll on grass, and fall waterings will help your lawn recover from seasonal stressors. The extra hydration will also make your grass a little more robust as we enter into…winter! For this very reason, fall is the most important time to fertilize. Late season waterings will ensure that the fertilizer dissolves and permeates where it should. Don’t forget to clear out your hose and sprinkler system with an air compressor at the end of the season. Here’s a