In general, most American homes have lawns as an extended part of their real estate property, so that taking care of the lawn is a task which most homeowners are somehow in a struggle, basically, because lawn care is a regular maintenance thing which can be labor intensive and time constraining, especially if the homeowner can’t find the quality time to take care of his lawn, and so, he is left with the option of leaving this task to a professional lawn care service company, a decision that will incur some financial expenditure. Nowadays, many homeowners, especially young couples, are more inclined to hire a professional lawn care company, basically, because they find that professional lawn care companies are better adept in this business, mastering the art of lawn care, and, thus, young homeowners would rather entrust the maintenance job to these companies, selecting one whom they find has a comprehensive package to offer, ensuring that their lawn will be properly taken cared of.
In hiring for a professional lawn service company, one must be meticulous in discussing the kinds of services that the company normally offers, which may require an equivalent payment for each service, therefore, one should look for a comprehensive package that includes the following, depending on what’s best for your lawn: lawn fertilization, grub and pest control, disease management, lawn renovation and restoration, aeration, over-seeding and slit-seeding. One salient aspect, which a homeowner should take note of, is that it is standard procedure for a professional lawn care company to allow their resident arborist to evaluate the existing lawn and make recommendations for a customized treatment options, that are found in the comprehensive service package, and determine the number of applications which will be needed to maintain a healthy lawn.
It is important to know when the right lawn fertilization should take place and, normally, the seasons of late summer to fall are the appropriate time to fertilize as the grasses have somewhat recovered from the extreme summer heat and whatever disease was prevailing at that season and, thus, fertilizing during the fall season can help store up carbohydrates as energy nutrients for the stems, rhizomes, and stolons, which will protect these grass parts from the harsh winter season and, at the same time, be a source of energy for new shoots to grow for the following spring. As lawn diseases can be difficult to diagnose, only an expert arborist, through experience, can spot a particular disease and suggest a treatment plan following a combination of the following: fertilization, herbicides, lawn aeration, frequent mowing, watering schedules. The investment made for outsourcing a professional lawn service company is compensated with the benefits that can be derived from availing of their expertise, such as continuous service throughout the changing seasons, house calls for treatment and weed inspection are free, various treatment applications will ensure for a healthy lawn, and having professional technicians to do the maintenance job for your lawn.