Providing Exceptional Lawn Care Services
25 Oliver St Freshwater
Mon-Sat: 07:00 - 18:00
06 Aug 2021

Dethatching Lawns: What, Why, How, and When

“Organic” is usually thought of as a good thing, but the organic thatch can become a problem, necessitating the dethatching of a lawn. Here is why.

Think of a lawn as having three levels:

  • The grass blades, themselves: This is the level that you see. You will observe the results of your lawn care efforts at this level, but much of the “action” takes place at a lower level.
  • The soil
  • The layer of thatch between the grass blades and the soil

Having a green lawn starts with having good soil, in which the roots of your grass reside. An ideal soil is one that:

  • Is kept evenly moist
  • Has good aeration
  • Has a pH level of about 6.5
  • Enjoys sufficient nutrients

READ MORE

05 Aug 2021

Mulching Grass Clippings Back Into the Lawn

Almost without exception, lawn clippings should always be mulched back into the lawn. The benefits of mulching lawn clippings are too numerous and valuable to ignore. From providing nutrients for the soil to saving significant amounts of time and money, mulching the lawn clippings just makes sense. Similar to mulching leaves into the lawn in the fall, lawn clippings add valuable organic matter to the soil.

READ MORE

01 Aug 2021
Theme Image

10 Ideas for Landscaping Property Lines

What is it that you’re hoping to accomplish in landscaping your property line? Once you answer that over-arching question, many of the details will fall into place (with a little aid from the ideas I present here). As you’ll see from reading the information below, deciding on how to landscape a boundary largely comes down to sifting through your various options.

READ MORE