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Loving Your Little Landscape

I have never been a natural gardener. For years, I struggled to keep basic houseplants alive, only to kill them at the first opportunity. It was difficult and stressful to buy a home with a yard, but I knew that I might be able to learn what I was doing wrong and correct the problem. To start off, I focused heavily on the lawn, and tried hard to keep it trimmed and well-maintained. Next, I cleaned up the flowerbeds. It was a lot of work, but I knew that it would pay off in the end. When I was done, my front yard was gorgeous, and guess what--it even stayed alive. This blog is all about loving your little landscape.



Loving Your Little Landscape

An Overview Of Commercial Lawn Care Services

by Charlotte White

Commercial lawn care services offer a comprehensive approach to landscape management, ensuring that your property always looks its best. Here's a look at some of the different types of commercial lawn care services available.

Landscape Design and Installation

Before you can maintain a lawn, you need to create one. Landscape design and installation services help businesses plan and establish their outdoor spaces. 

These services may include drafting design plans, selecting and planting appropriate vegetation, installing irrigation systems, and setting up features like walkways, patios, and lighting.

Lawn Maintenance

Regular maintenance is crucial to keeping a commercial lawn healthy and attractive. This involves more than just mowing; it also includes watering, fertilizing, aerating, and overseeding. Trimming and pruning of shrubs and trees are also a part of regular lawn care maintenance. 

A good lawn care service will tailor these activities to the specific needs of your landscape, tailoring services according to factors like climate, soil type, and the particular species of grass and other plants in your lawn.

Pest and Weed Control

Pests and weeds can damage a lawn, making it look unkempt and potentially harming the health of the grass and other plants.

Commercial lawn care services typically offer pest and weed control as part of their services. They use specialized products and techniques to eliminate these nuisances while minimizing harm to the rest of the landscape and the surrounding environment.

Seasonal Services

In many climates, lawns have different needs in different seasons. Spring might involve revitalizing the lawn after winter, while fall might require preparation for the cold months ahead. Many lawn care services offer seasonal services to ensure that your lawn gets the right care at the right time.

Irrigation System Maintenance

A properly functioning irrigation system is vital for a healthy lawn. Commercial lawn care services often include irrigation system maintenance, such as regular inspections, repairs, and winterization. This ensures that your lawn receives the right amount of water in the most efficient manner possible.

Soil Analysis and Treatment

An essential part of a comprehensive lawn care regimen involves understanding and caring for the soil. Soil analysis, a service offered by many commercial lawn care providers, examines the soil's pH and nutrient levels. 

This assessment guides the lawn care service in developing a personalized treatment plan, which may include adding specific types of fertilizers or soil amendments. Improving the soil's health lays a strong foundation for a lush, vibrant lawn and can help prevent many common lawn problems from developing in the first place.