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…

Are You Watering Too Much? Guidelines for Summer Lawn Irrigation

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When it comes to irrigating lawns, improper techniques can hurt your lawn more than help it. Overwatering, irrigating at wrong times of the day, and watering too often can be ineffective and—at times—downright harmful. Our lawn watering advice will help your lawn soak in the summer fun! When to Water Watering on a hot summer…

Watering Your Lawn – How Much Is Too Much?

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Proper hydration is essential for a healthy, attractive lawn. But watering your lawn can easily go wrong if you’re not sure how often and how much you should be watering your grass. While most homeowners worry about under-watering their grass, it’s over-watering that you should really be concerned about. Over-watering is one of the leading…