Lawn Care Myrtle Beach Tips For The Summer Months

lawn care myrtle beachLawn care Myrtle Beach remains to be essential during the summer months. Your to-do list includes fertilizing, weed control, disease and pest control, and damage repair.

You should take all opportunities in great conditions to boost the health of your lawn through recommended lawn care practices including seeding, weed control, aeration, and fertilization.

Lawn Care Myrtle Beach Tips During The Warmer Months

Mow the lawn

Regular mowing is an important lawn care routine if you want to have a great lawn. With the temperature and a bit of moisture during this season, growth must be at its best so mowing the lawn regularly would produce a turf that’s dense. When you say regular, it means mowing at least once a week.

If the conditions are or have already become dry then the growth of the lawn will be slow but you should need to move, this time every 10 to 14 days in order to control the seed heads and the coarse grasses. Lastly, you need to adjust the mowing height so that it would be suitable for the growing conditions.

Mowers

There are two summer lawn care tips you need to do during mowing season. You need to keep it sharp and you need to keep it clean. In case the grass is damp or lush, it could easily develop inside the mower so be sure to give your equipment a good scraping, brushing, and hosing down after you use it. The next thing to do if you mow a lot is to be ready to swap or sharpen the blades in the middle of the year to keep it clean cut.

Fertilizing the Lawn

In case this is your first application of the year, you should use a two to three month slow release spring and summer fertilizer. It comes with a good grass safety and would last until autumn. In case you’ve made an application during spring of the same fertilizer, you have to consider applying the fertilizer now. You can use a liquid fertilizer every four to six weeks because it gives you more control especially if you’re a lawn enthusiast. Timing will be based on what and when you applied before, the rainfall, as well as its recent growth. In case soil moisture is present and the growth has declined with a bit of color loss then you should apply now so that the colour, looks, and health are maintained.

Weed Control

Weeds are well on their way now so that is the perfect time to apply weed killer throughout your lawn whether by watering can or by knapsack sprayer if you haven’t done yet. If you are using a watering can, you should try out the weed and feed sprinkle bar if you want a more accurate and faster application.

If you have been diligent with your weed control routine and you’ve noticed few weeds appear then you should spot treat individual weeds or apply a ready to use weed killer. You can also get rid of large weeds manually.

 

Call Conner’s Lawn Care Service now if you need help in maintaining your lawn not only during summer but throughout the year.

 

Conner’s Lawn Care Service
Myrtle Beach, SC
843-504-4901
https://connerslawncare.com/

 

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