7 Signs You Should Hire Professional Lawn Care Services
There are some questions you ask yourself already knowing the answer will be yes.
Should I have that triple fudge brownie?
Should I adopt this golden retriever puppy?
Should I use a lawn care service?
Not quite sure about that last one?
Cuddle up with your puppy, nibble that brownie and check out these signs you should hire lawn care services:
1. Your Lawn Is Never Green Enough
It’s frustrating, right? You feel like you’re doing all the right things (or maybe you know you’re not doing any of the right things) but your lawn isn’t that bright healthy green in the lawn care ads.
Getting a green lawn takes a lot of work and knowledge. Plus, professionals have access to fertilizers and weed control you can’t buy without a license.
Pros know a green healthy lawn needs quality fertilizer, blended specifically for this area of Idaho and containing some slow-release nitrogen so that dark green color will last longer.
They know a green lawn takes fertilizer that contains a high percentage of iron — between 3 and 7 percent.
And they know lawn care in Idaho Falls and Boise, ID includes adding sulfur, because of the pH of our soil and water. Since we have a higher pH, we lower that by applying sulfur with our lawn treatments.
All you have to know is these are all great reasons to hire lawn care services.
2. Weeds Are Driving You Crazy
Weeds are the worst. Crabgrass is terrible and complicated.
They swoop in with professional weed control that includes pre-emergent weed treatment in the spring, to battle weeds before they sprout; broadleaf applications to hit dandelions and clover; and spot treatments when pesky intruders sneak in.
It’s a huge challenge. Do you really want to mess with all that?
3. You Have More Bare Spots Than Grass
What’s up with all the bare spots? By your calculations, you’ve dumped about two tons of grass seed on those $&?!@# areas.
Pesky bare spots that never fill in are signs you should hire lawn care services.
You might have compacted soil that can’t breathe.
Dump all the grass seed you want, but when your soil becomes compacted, your lawn is gasping for air. Its roots can't take in water or nutrients, which weakens your turf.
Aeration and seeding can be your best friend here. Lawn aeration uses a machine to pull out plugs of soil, creating spaces so that air and water can penetrate, which leads to healthier roots.
Lawn aeration also helps break down thatch — that layer of dead grass and stems that sits between the grass blades and the soil.
Aeration is typically followed by overseeding, as the holes created by aeration are perfect new homes for the grass seed.
Then, yay! That grass seed can grow and fill in the bare spots.
4. You Want Your Weekends Back
This is honestly one of the best reasons to hire lawn care services.
Remember that beautiful sunny Saturday morning when you headed
to the lawn care aisle to buy fertilizer, seed, and weed control, headed home, puzzled over the labels, applied everything, cleaned up, then had to clean out the garage to make room for the products that were left?
Or did you block it out, like you blocked out that time you tried to fix the kitchen sink plumbing and flooded the basement?
Why spend your valuable weekends toiling in your yard? There’s so much more out there.
5. You Want Your Garage Back
How are you supposed to get your high school buddies back together for that garage band when your garage is full of fertilizer bags, a spreader and, for some reason, three sprayers?
6. You Care About the Environment
If you apply fertilizers and pesticides to your lawn incorrectly, you can pose serious risks to the environment. You don’t want that on your conscience, do you? It’s a great and noble reason to hire a lawn care service.
Leaving excess fertilizer on sidewalks or driveways means it can get washed away and enter the groundwater.
Lawn care experts understand all the fine print on the pesticide and fertilizer labels, closely following the specific application rates and safety precautions.
7. You Don’t Want to Be a Lawn Expert
And why should you have to be, when there are plenty of skilled, knowledgeable, friendly lawn care experts out there, happy to stop over and help you out?
Lawn care professionals are experts in all types of turf and its needs, from weed control to aeration and dethatching.
They know exactly what products your lawn needs, when and how to apply them.
That means no guesswork — and potential mistakes — for you.
Is Your Idaho Lawn Ready for a New Best Friend?
When you ask yourself, “Should I hire a lawn care service?” and you answer back, “It’s too complicated,” that’s understandable. Lots of times, it is. (Also, it’s OK to talk to yourself. Don’t be embarrassed.)
Some lawn care services in Idaho Falls and Boise, ID offer multi-tiered programs with confusing options that take so long to review, you give up in frustration.
If you want simple, hassle-free lawn care that offers quality core lawn care services for a healthy green lawn, it doesn’t get easier than Lawn Buddies.
No puzzling over a weed control visit here or a fertilizer treatment there. No stressing about which complicated combination of lawn care services is best for your lawn.
You don’t have time to fuss with all that. Give yourself a break.
Welcome to one premium, six-visit lawn care program that includes everything your lawn needs to grow healthy and green.
Fertilizer, weed treatments, and grub control, all wrapped up in six visits, each perfectly timed throughout the season, so your grass is green and strong and resists weeds.
Stop worrying and wondering about signs you should hire lawn care services and partner with a company that makes it easy.
Choose a professional lawn care service in the Idaho Falls or Boise, ID area that bundles your yard’s most-needed treatments into one convenient, no-fuss plan.
We’ve got your back.
Got a few minutes? That’s all you need to get started.
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Then kick back and relax in your healthy, thriving yard.