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7 Tips For A Great Summer Lawn [Infographic]

7 Tips For A Great Summer Lawn [Infographic]

[This post was updated and comprehensively revised from an original post in May 2018]

There is nothing worse for a conscientious homeowner than a front yard lawn that is unkempt and unruly. And summer is a great time for fixing it. 

American homeowners are known for priding themselves on having a great looking lawn. We mow them, seed them, weed them and trim them. While we may not all be like that one neighbor who likes to flaunt his golf course-quality front yard, we all strive to a lawn that looks greener, thicker and healthier than the people's next door.

Summertime and the Weeding Ain't Easy

So, the truth is that lawn care should really start in the spring, but the good news is that, even though summer has officially begun, there's still a number of things you can do. And one of the best things you can do for your lawn is to keep it clean and clear of debris, junk and anything else that can damage your grass.

If you were a bit lacking in the pre-summer lawn maintenance this year you're probably seeing other things besides grass in your yard. Like dandelions, finger-grasses, chickweed and crabgrass. Most of these can be dealt with relatively easily, but if you have the last one you may have your work cut out for you. 

And, if you really neglected your yard, you may still have branches and other debris lying about from the winter's storms. Not only is this bad for you grass, it is unsightly and can pose a safety hazard for anyone walking around out there. Old lawn tools such as rakes, shovels or hoes can be left lying around, as well, which can be a real danger for anyone not paying attention to where they're stepping. 

So, cleaning and sprucing up, weeding, and applying the proper weed control products might be the first order of business for your summertime yard upkeep project.




The Basics for a (Better Looking) Summer Lawn

Even though it's already summertime, there are a few critical things you can do to get, keep and maintain healthy yards full of (just) lawn grass around your home.

And here's a handy guide we created that illustrates seven tips for getting a great summer lawn:


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Your Summer Lawn Improvement May Require Yard Waste Removal

As we noted already, leaving everything in your yard that has accumulated over the long winter and wet spring can result in a great deal of yard waste and debris. And, not to be too repetitive, leaving all this stuff on your lawns isn't healthy for your grass.

And the other big reason you don't want to let all that sit around too long is that it can be a hazard to you and your family, not to mention making your property unappealing.

If you’re a gardener, summertime is also when you want to break out your mulch and your trowel and really spruce up your landscaping. But, before you know it, you end up with piles of empty bags, unwanted shrubs, pots, and old flowers. And, maybe, you might even have some old lawn or patio furniture that you've decided needs to go.
So, all those bags of yard waste, dead branches, mulch and clippings, will keep piling up through the summer because taking them to the dump is time consuming and burdensome, even if you’ve got a vehicle that can handle it all.

But maybe you found that, once you've cleaned up the place, done some major pruning and trimming, tossed out some broken lawn sculptures and planters, that you suddenly have far more debris and waste than you can possibly put in your residential "green" waste container.

Now what you do?

You could possibly gather it all up and try to haul it our yourself. Sure, you could, except that you're going to need a proper vehicle to get it all into. The family SUV might work, but it will probably take a few trips and do you really want that - stuff - in your car?

Not to mention how much more time and work that's going to take. But you don’t want the trash to continue to piling up either. So, you've got a problem. 

Which is why hiring a yard waste removal company to come over and clear up the mess is the best way to go.

Okay, so maybe you've never considered a professional junk hauling firm to take care of your yard waste before. In fact, even large amounts of trimmings, foliage, and organic waste and debris might seem like an odd thing for a junk removal company to deal with.

Actually, it's not!

In fact, at Junk King, we remove almost all types of yard debris, including branches, clippings, stumps, soil, sod and other types of landscaping debris. And that's not all! We also remove and haul all sorts of debris that is the result of large residential landscaping projects and even home improvement projects such as:

  • Fencing
  • Lumber
  • Plywood
  • Sheetrock
  • Windows
  • Roof shingles
  • Corrugated metal
  • And more...
The Best Choice for Your Junk and Debris Hauling Needs

Once you decide to outsource the trash and junk hauling part of your big yard cleaning project, you need to determine which firm is the right one for the job. 

Junk King provides an efficient, safe and eco-friendly DIY waste disposal service so you don’t need to worry about cleaning up or disposing of all the debris you have after your project is complete. Our experienced debris removal team will break down and haul off any types of yard waste you have.

And, unlike the backseat of your car, our junk removal trucks are made to handle those dirty yard debris items.

Our professional and insured yard waste removal team will call 15 minutes before we arrive at your home and we’ll give you a free estimate based on how much room your junk takes up in our truck.

You point and we haul the debris into our junk removal trucks, with no hidden fees.

Ready to get rid of your yard waste? It’s as simple as 1, 2, 3. You make an appointment by booking online above or by calling 1.888.888.JUNK (5865)



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