5 Reasons Your Lawn is Not Rebounding This Spring
As spring is upon Northern Michigan, and the snow is now melted off the front yard, you may look out and see brown…brown grass, brown, washed out landscape beds, brown, leafless trees. After a bitter cold winter, how do you even begin to get a once thriving yard back in tip top shape? The solution to your lawn rebounding this spring starts with exposing common myths about lawn care. Remedying these five myths will help your lawn return to the beautiful green it once was:
Myth One: Well, the snow hit before I got a chance to rake my yard. My lawn will bounce back on its own.
Removal of last year’s leaves and grass clippings is going to be an important job. Using a hard rake, remove the matted down leaves/leftovers from last year. If any spots look bald or dead, use your rake to loosen up the soil. This will allow for fertilizer to work its way down and the seeds to find a place to grow.
Myth Two: April showers bring May flowers. The rain we get during Spring is enough.
Watering is one of the easiest steps to maintain your lawn throughout the season. If your grass is especially crispy and/or lifeless, this step is extremely