Keeping a nice lawn is more than mowing and throwing down some seed every so often. Professionals like Garden Landscaper Rockingham watch your lawn for signs of impending problems and nip them in the bud, so your lawn never looks less than its best. Our regular lawn maintenance programs will help save you time and even save you money when compared to costly repair jobs. Contact us to see what we can do for you and your lawn.
Aeration & Drainage
Aeration is an important element in keeping your lawn looking its best. At its best, aeration can revive dead lawns. If your lawn has been compacted down with patchy brown grass, aeration could possibly bring it back. For lawns that are not in such dire circumstances, aeration can prevent those problems. Aerating promotes drainage and allows for water, fertilizer, and air to get to the roots and encourage growth. That leads to stronger and thicker grass. We recommend regular aerating, at least once a year, to keep your lawn looking great. Garden Landscaper Rockingham keeps track of our clients’ service appointments. If you use us for your lawn maintenance and garden lighting, or even just your yearly aeration, your lawn will never be behind on its aeration schedule.
Mowing & Edging
No lawn maintenance program would be complete without mowing and edging. These are the lawn care basics and many people do them on their own. Why not? It is easy enough to mow and edging isn’t a weekly task. We still recommend hiring a professional for these tasks, though. A professional will be able to note differences week to week to spot when thatch is getting to be too thick, when it’s time for topdressing, and anticipate other potential problems before they become big repair jobs. And we promise our edging equipment is faster and more accurate than yours.
Feeding & Topdressing
You see grass everywhere you look so it must be a hearty plant and require little outside assistance, right? Not exactly. There is a difference between everyday grass and envy-inducing gorgeous, lush, green grass. That difference is proper care, including feeding and topdressing. Feeding keeps your soil just right for your specific grass type. A professional will be able to match your soil, grass, and a feed to keep everything happy and green. Topdressing is how you make that great green grass smooth and inviting.
Thatch & Dethatching
What is thatch? Do you know the brown dead grass and other material between your soil and your healthy green grass? That’s thatch. It can interfere with your grass and block nutrients from your roots, killing your grass. It can also provide a nice home for insects. That is why it is important to keep an eye on your thatch. Accumulating thatch is a guarantee. It is unavoidable. Keeping a watchful eye on your thatch (or having a professional do it) can mean the difference between losing your lawn and going through a relatively painless dethatching process.