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Caring For Your Lawn In The Winter

Despite what you may think, lawn care doesn’t end in the winter. It may not require as much care as it does the other three seasons, but you don’t want to ignore it. This will help you make sure it’s still good when springtime arrives.

Keep the Lawn Clear: Many leaves have probably piled up due to the fall weather and, if left, your lawn could suffocate. Leaves left can also become too wet, which can invite disease. If leaves aren’t too wet or thick, you can mulch them and recycle them back into the lawn for nutrients. However, if they are too wet or thick, remove them by raking them. Also, keep lawn future and other debris from the lawn.

Avoid Too Much Lawn Traffic: Dormant grass can’t handle as much traffic as grass in the warmer months. Even if your grass is strong, it can become weak if you walk on the same path too many times. A heavily worn path won’t green up as fast in the spring.

Treat Ice Wisely: It’s necessary to keep walkways, sidewalks, and driveways free of snow in the winter months, but using too much rock salt can also damage the lawn and landscaping. There are products to use that can cover more area than rock salt and have a better melting capacity. This allows you to use less and reduce the chances of damaging the lawn.

With the proper winter care for your lawn, you will avoid pests, weeds, and disease from developing once spring comes.

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