Lawn Care Services
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POWER RAKING – $89.95
Thatch is a combination of dead and living material that accumulates over time on the soil surface due to such factors as over-fertilization, over-watering, and/or soil compaction. A small amount of thatch is beneficial because it helps to moderate soil temperature fluctuations. However too much thatch interferes with water and air movement, reduces fertilizer and pesticide response, and increases the chances for disease and insect damage.
Power raking is a great way to remove this excess thatch. The best time of year for a power raking is in the early spring once the ground has had a chance to dry, however this service can also be applied in early fall so long as your lawn has had a chance to recover before going into winter dormancy. You can begin to determine if thatch is a problem on your lawn by keeping an eye out for dry and dead patches of grass and an unusual sponginess or springiness when you walk on it.
Remove a pie shaped plug of grass with a knife or trowel, or remove a core with a soil probe. Dig deep enough to get some of the soil below. Carefully examine the plug so that you can identify the soil, the grass, and the spongy thatch layer in between. Then measure the depth of the thatch. One-half inch of thatch or less is not a problem. If there is more than that it is time for a thatch management program.
Core aeration quite simply is the mechanical removal of small cores or plugs of soil from a lawn using an aeration machine. The cores are left on the lawn and breakdown over time to return valuable nutrients and microorganisms to the soil. If you notice areas of compaction from foot traffic or standing water after a rain, you may want to consider this process. However, even a healthy lawn can benefit from an annual aeration.
Aerating your lawn is one of the most beneficial things you can do to create a lush, healthy, green, and weed free lawn. There are many benefits to aeration including increasing water absorption, stimulating root development, reducing soil compaction, enhancing thatch breakdown, and increasing the tolerance to heat and drought stress. Spring or fall are the best times to have a lawn aerated.
Overseeding compensates for the natural slow-down of the turf’s production and is one of the most important tasks for maintaining a thick and healthy lawn. Overseeding can quickly repair a lawn that is thin and patchy from such factors as winter, drought, and insect damage. The best time to perform an overseeding is in conjunction with power raking or aeration. A thin lawn is an invitation to weeds and insect damage, overseeding will insure it stays thick and dense to protect itself. Another benefit of overseeding is that the new varieties of seed will have more disease resistance then the seeds on your lawn.
3 SEASON FERTILIZATION PROGRAM – $179.95
A great way to help grow healthy grass and have a lush, thick lawn this season is to apply a fertilizer. We have a great 3 season program that is specially designed to promote the best growth possible all seasons. The spring application is designed to promote healthy growth. The summer application is designed to help it through the hot heat of the summer. And our fall application helps get your lawn ready for the next season, helping to ensure the winter cold doesn’t do as much damage to your lawn.
WEED FREE LAWN PROGRAM – $219.95
By far and away the best weed and insect prevention is maintaining a healthy and lush lawn. Starting a good maintenance program and continuing that program are keys to success. However weeds and insects are opportunistic and will take advantage of any desirable situation that comes about whether it be heat stress or not enough/too much watering among many other factors. When there are problems that may arise it is a matter of identifying not only the problem but also what may have caused the problem to begin with so a solution can not only be applied to resolve the issue but steps can be taken to avoid a repeat of the same problem.
Our Weed Free Program includes 2 full spray applications of the entire lawn with Fiesta Weed Control, and one follow up appointment if required for any visible weeds. Fiesta is a potent product and should only applied to your lawn twice in a season. We offer followup spot treatments for any problem spots.
Fiesta Weed Control is the government legislated product to be used on your lawn, ensuring it’s safe for you, your family & pets, and the environment. It works because grass likes a healthy amount of iron, which one of Fiesta’s main ingredients… Weeds don’t. Weeds eat the iron, and it drys them out, leaving your lawn greener, and weed free.
MANUAL DE-WEEDING: WEED CONTROL FOR GRAVEL/LANDSCAPE AREAS – $99.95/hr
Have weeds taken over your gravel areas? No matter what type of plastic layer lies beneath the gravel as time goes by small parts of dust and organic matter allow weeds to take root and take over rather quickly and have you noticed if you spray the weeds they seem to come back stronger then ever. Part of the problem is the weed you are killing is actually adding to the amount of organic debris available allowing those very weeds to grow back even stronger. The one true long term solution for this problem is to replace all the gravel which we will be happy to give you a free estimate for however if you a more budget conscience approach you may consider having us manually remove the weeds for you. Depending on how many people are weeding your property it usually takes two to three hours at which point we can spray a herbicide as an extra preventative measure. As these pictures can show even the seemingly weediest areas can be dealt with and returned to that fresh clean look we have come to expect from gravel.
SEASONAL LAWN SERVICE – $199.95/month
We will take great pride in maintaining your lawn for you. We will trim all edges and blow refuse off all sidewalks and driveways to leave a neat manicured lawn that will be the envy of your street. After the first cut we do for you, if conditions allow, we will mulch clippings and leave on your lawn to provide more natural nutrients for your turf.
We offer city wide service and cannot stress enough how important it is to call us early to set up an appointment. We try our best to give same day and guarantee no later then next day service to give you a free estimate for our lawn care services.
There is an administration fee of $99.95 to all contracts cancelled prematurely.