Fall Lawn Care Tips

Although spring is certainly the busiest time of year when it comes to gardening, there’s a lot that needs to be done in the fall to take care of your lawn. Obviously, the primary focus will be all those leaves! Don’t wait until the last leaf falls to rake them up. If you can devote a little time each weekend bagging the leaves, then you’ll be ahead of the game. Here are some other lawn care tips for your fall:

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Fertilize

There will come a time when you stopped watering the lawn in the winter. Before that happens, you should lay down a coat of fertilizer. This is a way of providing nutrients to your grass. It might help also to aerate your long before you put down the fertilizer. Easy to do when you rent the right lawn care equipment.

Plant Bulbs

The fall is the perfect time of year to plant bulbs for spring. It’s almost like putting little presence in the ground that will bloom when the weather turns warm. Any good lawn care store or nursery will have a nice selection of bulbs for planting. It might help to draw out a little map so you remember exactly what you put into the ground.

Shut Down the Pool

The saddest day of fall will be when you have to shut down the pool for the season. It is a good idea to drain some of the water down before you put the cover on. It might help also to put some flirtations under the cover like beach balls to keep it from sinking.

Trim the Trees

As those leaves come down off the trees, you should also be thinking about pruning and trimming them. You definitely want to make sure there’s no branches overhanging your house or power lines. If some of your tree is close to power line, then you should be doing the trimming. Instead, call in the power company and let them take care that.

Get Rid Of Rubbish

As you do all this lawn care work you’ll probably notice a few items that could be tossed out like an old lawnmower, broken patio furniture or a crusty barbecue grill. Those the kinds of things that are best turned over to Junk King Cincinnati. Junk King can sweep into your property and quickly don’t up all the stuff you want to get rid of onto the back of the truck. In a matter of minutes, Junk King can clear your yard of rubbish and debris. That’s the best way to get ready for fall.