Quick Guide to Lawn Doctor’s Services

We often get asked, what is Early Spring and what will you be doing? Below are descriptions of our most popular services and what to expect on each visit.

Services in our Popular Classic Lawn Care Program

ApplicationDescription
Early Spring
    • Fertilization balanced for spring green up and root development for increased turf density. Pre-Emergent control of crabgrass and grassy weeds; broadleaf weed control as needed.
Late Spring
    • Fertilization balanced for spring green up and root development for increased turf density. Pre-Emergent control of crabgrass and grassy weeds; broadleaf weed control as needed.
Early Summer
    • Granular organic fertilizer balanced to meet lawn and seasonal weather conditions. Broadleaf weed and surface feeding insect control as needed.
Grub Prevention
    • Granular insect control that will protect your lawn from devastating grub worms.
Early Fall
    • Granular fertilizer balanced for root development. Broadleaf weed control as needed.
Late – Fall
    • Granular fertilizer specialized for root development and early spring green up.
Lime – Fall
    • Pelletized lime naturally adjusts the soil pH (generally acidic in the northeast) to the recommended level for healthy turf.

Additional Popular Services

Yard Armour Tick and Mosquito Control – Applications are applied to tick and mosquito habitats around your property to make drastic reductions or eliminations of pesky insects. Mosquito’s being a flying insect are harder to control but monthly applications for Mosquitos reduce populations greatly.

Soil Enrichment – This is a program of either one or two applications of an all-natural product which enhances the soil to allow more nutrient update of the grass plants in the soil. It also can act as a natural form of aeration by increasing microbial activity. Applications are done in Spring, Fall or Both.

Mole Repellant – Moles are tough to control but this repellant is applied as a program 3x a year to discourage the activity of moles in the lawn area. A moles main diet is earthworms so often we can not get rid of their food source, so our options is only to make them move to another location.

Power Seeding – Seeding the lawn is the best thing we can do to keep turf thick and healthy. Lawn Doctor’s Power Seeder.

Aeration and overseeding – Aeration will plug holes in the ground allowing air and water to move better through the soil and overseeding into those openings will help thicken turf for years to come.
Aeration – Aeration alone will be beneficial to the lawn to reduce thatch and increase microbial activity allowing water and air to penetrate the soil.