In general, most American homes have lawns as an extended part of their real estate property, so that taking care of the lawn is a task which most homeowners are somehow in a struggle, basically, because lawn care is a regular maintenance thing which can be labor intensive and time constraining, especially if the homeowner can’t find the quality time to take care of his lawn, and so, he is left with the option of leaving this task to a professional lawn care service company, a decision that will incur some financial expenditure. If the homeowner finds that outsourcing for a lawn care service is a better option as it will relieve him of the burden of doing a regular lawn care maintenance, his first move is to find the right lawn care company that can offer a comprehensive service which includes being equipped with all necessary materials, equipment, and technical know-how.
In hiring for a professional lawn service company, one must be meticulous in discussing the kinds of services that the company normally offers, which may require an equivalent payment for each service, therefore, one should look for a comprehensive package that includes the following, depending on what’s best for your lawn: lawn fertilization, grub and pest control, disease management, lawn renovation and restoration, aeration, over-seeding and slit-seeding. One salient aspect, which a homeowner should take note of, is that it is standard procedure for a professional lawn care company to allow their resident arborist to evaluate the existing lawn and make recommendations for a customized treatment options, that are found in the comprehensive service package, and determine the number of applications which will be needed to maintain a healthy lawn.
It is important to know when the right lawn fertilization should take place and, normally, the seasons of late summer to fall are the appropriate time to fertilize as the grasses have somewhat recovered from the extreme summer heat and whatever disease was prevailing at that season and, thus, fertilizing during the fall season can help store up carbohydrates as energy nutrients for the stems, rhizomes, and stolons, which will protect these grass parts from the harsh winter season and, at the same time, be a source of energy for new shoots to grow for the following spring. A professional arborist has a trained eye in identifying if your lawn has been infested by a certain disease and usually there is a specific treatment plan recommended to be used which involves a regimen of the following processes: fertilization, herbicides, lawn aeration, frequent mowing, watering schedules. While it may cost much for a homeowner to contract a professional lawn care company to take care for his lawn, but the benefits he can get out of this outsourcing option are the following: there is continuous service throughout the changing seasons, house calls for treatment and weed inspection are free, various treatment applications will ensure for a healthy lawn, company’s service technicians are professionals and licensed.