How Florida’s Drought Is Affecting Lawns

It’s been a dry spring for the Sunshine State. According to AccuWeather, about 77% of Florida is experiencing drought. As warm and dry conditions persist, meteorologists expect the drought to carry into May. Since Florida’s rainy season doesn’t usually begin until late May, residents might have to deal with these conditions for a few more…

Setting a Lawn Fertilizer Schedule for Your Yard – Timing, Frequency, and Location are Key

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Lawn Doctor of Buffalo Grove-Lake Zurich-Barrington-Palatine fertilizing a thriving lawn   The benefits of lawn fertilizer are endless. For starters, feeding your grass will let it grow greener and thicker. Fertilizing improves the health of a lawn’s root system, making the grass more resistant to weeds and drought. When done properly, lawn feeding drastically upgrades…

Early Spring Lawn Care Checklist for a Thriving Green Season

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Throughout the winter, your lawn does not grow. Depending on where you live, the lawn typically goes completely dormant. As warmer weather arrives, your grass will start growing and start to green up. Early spring is an important time to address lawn care, as it’s the time to apply pre-emergent weed treatments and fertilize your…

Winterizing Your Lawn Mower With Lawn Doctor

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  Properly store your lawn mower for the winter to keep it in top-notch shape for spring. By “winterizing” your mower, you’ll help it run more smoothly and efficiently when you need it next year. Remember–a lawn mower that is not operating at peak performance can do more harm than good. These are the winter…