There are many lawn care recommendations you’ll want to follow when it’s time to get your lawn ready for the fall season. Think of the maintenance as a way to help your lawn survive the harsh winter. It’s just like preparing your house by checking your furnace and other critical equipment, you want to begin by checking what condition your lawn is currently in.
There may be a variety of tasks you need to perform on your yard first before even beginning with the full maintenance. Things like weed control and core aeration are examples of what you may need to do prior to prepping your yard for the fall season. Walk around your property and assess whether you need to start pulling weeds or doing some insect control to remove pests. Doing this prep work will depend on the current condition of your lawn.
It’s recommended you do treatments such as seeding and core aeration on your lawn even if everything is in good condition. Both of these should also be done at the same time to produce better results from your seeding efforts. Doing core aeration allows the soil to become less compacted and will also help to control weeds. Make sure to do the core aeration first followed by the seeding. This will help to ensure your yard is lush and green once spring arrives.
One of the most important factors when seeding your yard is having good topsoil. You can buy soil from a variety of retailers including Lowe’s, Walmart, and Home Depot. Make sure to buy a high-quality soil that has the nutrients your lawn needs. These nutrients will help produce a lush lawn for your home and keep weeds at bay. You don’t want to risk putting poor topsoil down. This can draw in many weeds, insects, and other pests.
A smarter decision when buying topsoil is to buy in bulk from a garden center. They tend to have very good quality soil and you’ll save money when placing a bulk order too. Some places also offer delivery of the soil, which can be extremely convenient for you. They’ll bring it directly to your home so you don’t have to carry heavy individual bags to and from your car. You can let them transport it and avoid creating a mess of dirt in your car from loose bags. Using the delivery option helps make your lawn care maintenance a bit easier.